Spain is a perfect holiday destination. Tempestuous history has left some traces in the form of ancient amphitheaters, Moorish palaces, medieval castles and Gothic cathedrals built of gold from the New World. Culture and customs were formed by a variety of influences from the ancient Romans and Carthaginians, Celts mysterious and barbaric Visigoths after dark inquisitors and romantic bards.
Just look to the nearest town or village during the local fiestas to see how tradition mixes with modernity and great fun. It is worth to enjoy a delicious paella, tasty tapas and local wines, among dancing crowd.
White Coast-a land of sunshine, beautiful sandy beaches, blossoming almond and white towns. Sun shines there 320 days a year and the mild climate was recognized by the WTO as one of the healthiest in the world. Winters are mild and eating dinner on the terrace at 20 ° C It is not unusual
During summer the sea breeze protects against troublesome heat. In the northern part of the coast is more rocky, full of cliff, mountains falling into the sea, caves and hidden sandy coves between them. In the south shore becomes flatter and the white beaches stretch for miles.
The large modern port city. Spread around the huge bay having many historical attractions, including the magnificent castle of St. Barbara looking over the city. For this fortress was built by the Carthaginians a special lift. The castle offers a magnificent view of the city and the bay. The oldest part of the fortress remembers the Middle Ages, the youngest – Lower castle dates from the seventeenth century. From the hill you can go down to the old town, full of Renaissance and Baroque buildings. You should also take a stroll along the promenade seafront lined with bananas and if you stay longer, experience the nightlife of a city full of pubs and music.
It is the only inhabited island about 30 km away from Alicante near the Cape of Santa Pola. Island with an interesting history dating back to Roman times. The eastern part is uninhabited, covered with prickly pears (beautifully blooming cactus ). Here are the ruins of the fort, cemetery,lighthouse and bird breeding grounds. However, in the western part, has placed the fishing village of Nueva Tabarca Plane (72 people), with the church, the market and many of the local pubs . Inherent in this part of the coast are coral reefs that can be seen from the glass bottom boat. You can also keep track of underwater life up close diving
The little village (about 200 people), among rocky mountains north of Alicante. Leaving the area of beaches and seaside buzz you can move to a world where time has stopped. First view of Guadalest is remarkable. Granite rock needles, topped with towers, grow out of the valley. It is a sixteenth century town with the Arab castle, built in the rock. The only path there is a tunnel in the mountains.
If you are tired of both beaches and monuments, it’s time to spend a day in aqueous zoo in Benidorm. The most popular among visitors enjoys a dolphinarium. Its central point is the Galleon – a huge pavilion in the shape of a ship of the Spanish. Here, visitors can watch the dolphins from both surface and under water through portholes. In the program is also a great dolphin show. The park has many other marine animals like sea lions, flamingos and penguins. For those who like motion were also prepared other attractions like steep climbing walls, rope bridges leading to the Indian village or ride on roller costerze. Day spent here guarantees a great time regardless of age
This is one of the largest water parks of the Costa Blanca. If you love the water madness, this place is for you. On an area of 90 thousand. m2, full of greenery there are swimming pools, water slides, playgrounds and mini golf. You can eat in the restaurant or sit in a cafe. Great fun guaranteed
Elche is located approximately 25km of southern west of Alicante. Grove was planted by the Carthaginians. Romans continued it. The highest glory achieve of the reign tear Arabs who assigns palms edges extensive irrigation system. Currently trees cover an area both in the city center around the old town, as well as surround them almost all around. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a substantial part of it shall be made available to the public. Strolling among the trees, the oldest of which are even after 300 years, you feel like in the Arab garden and move back to the times when the Moors were the masters of this land.