Alicante | Alicante City – Culture | Shopping | Beach | Gastronomy

Discover Alicante with all your senses: Its beaches and fantastic museums all form part of this city’s great appeal bathed by the Mediterranean Sea and renowned for being a dynamic city, with a warm climate.


Urban beaches, wild coves, fine golden sand, crystal clear waters. Alicante gives you all the Mediterranean to enjoy your favorite sports or just relax in the sun; San Juan beach, the Cabo de las Huertas coves, la Almadraba beach, la Albufereta beach, el Postiguet beach, el Saladar-Urbanova beach, beach Agua Amarga ( the doggy beach of Alicante).


The province of Alicante is famous for the quality of its leather goods: shoes, bags and accessories. It is also well-known for the quality of items used for decoration such as rugs, wickerwork and traditional pottery. There are a wide range of shops to browse around in Alicante, in the city centre, the numerous shopping malls and also in the open air stalls in different public places, open all year round!

Alicante with kids

Alicante has a great deal to offer those travelling with children. There is always somewhere for the little ones to play, have fun and even learn. These are some of our suggestions. Discover the secrets of Santa Bárbara Castle – Conquer the Island of Tabarca – Theme Parks

Enjoy the Castle of Santa Bárbara

Perched on top of M­ount Benacantil, at a height of 166 metres, stands one of Spain’s largest mediaeval fortresses, providing great views of Alicante’s perfect bay. The Castle of Santa Bárbara is the most visited monument in the city.

Taste it out

So many adjectives to describe Alicante’s cuisine sophisticated, market, Mediterranean, signature, traditional, hearty, tapas…An extremely tasty city!! The local cuisine is typically mediterranean and certainly, one of the great attractions of Alicante. Its history, its geography, its climate and the fertile lands of its province bring richness and diversity to Alicante’s cuisine.

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Castillo de Santa Bárbara. Foto; Ayuntamiento de Alicante/Ernesto Caparrós

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