alicante

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Different civilizations have passed through these lands, leaving their mark which can be seen in all corners of this emblematic city. All of this adds to the appeal of this modern city with a primary focus on tourism, but also a special interest in industry and commerce. Alicante, situated on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, offers not only a great variety of services but also a wide range of cultural activities, with its museums, its festivals and its nature areas, in particular the Island of Tabarca (Mediterranean Marine Reserve).

To Do & To See

Plenty of things to do and see

Aquopolis Torrevieja

Aquopolis Torrevieja

In Aquopolis Torrevieja, you will find attractions for everyone: if you want an adrenaline rush, slide down in High Emotion. Moderate are designed for lovers of fun, which will appeal to both adults and children. All children under 10 years will have fun in the Kids Zone, MiniPark and Charmed Lake. Have a relaxing time with your family in our Sand Beach or at The VIP Area.

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El Castell de Guadalest

El Castell de Guadalest is one of the most beautiful villages in Spain.Having a strolling through the streets of the village is a real pleasure. San José Castle, Orduña house, the bell tower and the unusual museums will attract your attention.If you like walking in the mountains, El Castell de Guadalest is the perfect place to be in contact with nature and if you are a gastronomy lover, our restaurants offer a combination of traditional dishes and the latest innovations.

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Civil War Anti-aircraft Shelters/Refugios antiaéreos de la Guerra Civil Española

Civil War Anti-aircraft Shelters

The objects and text explanations displayed in the different rooms intend to show visitors the historical and social context that surrounded the construction and use of these bombshelters in Alicante during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).

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Tabarca Island

A visit to Tabarca island is an absolute must for visitors. Boats from the company Kontiki depart from the marina in Alicante several times a day.The journey takes around one hour from Alicante. The route will give you the opportunity to enjoy the coastline. Try one of the traditional fish stews on the terrace of one of the restaurants. Also, you will find nice little bays to swim. If you decide to stay overnight on the island, there are also little hotels peppered along it.

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Explanada de España

Explanada de España

This maritime promenade runs parallel to the port, from the Puerta del Mar to Canalejas Park and is one of the most popular areas in Alicante. La Explanada de España is also known as the “Paseo de la Explanada”. The floor is decorated with 6.600.000 tricolour marble tiles forming a design with a carachteristic wave effect mosaic.Visitors and locals alike can enjoy these areas at any time of the year, thanks to the pleasant climate.

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MACA Museum

Contemporary Art Museum “MACA”, housed in the city’s oldest surviving civil building. In the baroque style, it dates back to 1685 and is located next to the Santa María basilica. The museum has recently been re-opened after a year of an extension work in order to improve and enlarge its facilities in 4.700 m2, with the aim to house an important collection of 20th century art mostly comprised of works donated by Eusebio Sempere. Many different types of events also take place in this Museum.

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