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Guide to Alicante

Whether you want to relax on the beach, shop until you drop, or head for the golf course in a bid to improve your game, a visit to Alicante will provide you with the chance to enjoy yourself. This one time industrial port on the Costa Blanca is now the centre of one of Spain’s most important tourist areas, and is the perfect gateway for many resorts including Benidorm. Amongst the many attractions on offer for visitors, Alicante has a number of water parks, and several Moorish ruins from the Arabic conquest of Iberia.

Alicante Tourist Attractions

Make time in Alicante and see some of the sights Alicante top attractions include the Costa Blanca is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Castillo de Santa Barbara are also well worth seeking out. Alicante’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Alicante city tour before you travel and allow our expert Alicante based guides to show you some of Alicante’s hidden treasures.

Overview of Sport in Alicante

It often seems as though Alicante’s most popular sport is Football. The best-known team is Alicante who play at the Jose Rico Perez Stadium. The biggest event in the Alicante sporting calendar is undoubtedly Alicante versus Hercules, which you can see at the Jose Rico Perez Stadium and is quite a spectacle!

Alicante Tourist Attractions

Make time in Alicante and see some of the sights Alicante top attractions include the Costa Blanca is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Castillo de Santa Barbara are also well worth seeking out. Alicante’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Alicante city tour before you travel and allow our expert Alicante based guides to show you some of Alicante’s hidden treasures.

Weather in Alicante

Easily pinpoint the best time for going to Alicante with our guide to the climate of Alicante. The table below shows the average temperatures in Alicante over twelve months, giving a guide to the climate of Alicante, so you can plan the best time to go!

 

Alicante Driving Tips

To drive a car legally, all you need in Alicante is your regular UK license. For trouble free motoring in Spain, ensure that your license is valid before you leave for Alicante. In Alicante, as with the rest of Spain, you should always keep to the right.

Why not arrange car hire in Alicante online before travelling to Spain and there are a number of depots in Alicante where you can pick up your car.

Information About Alicante Airport

Alicante Airport about 7 miles south of Alicante. The international IATA code for the airport is ALC - flights take 2 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Alicante is easy. There are plenty of taxis available. Alicante Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Alicante if you want something to remember your visit.

British Embassy in Alicante

If you get into trouble in Alicante, or just need some advice, the Alicante British Consulate is the place to go.

British Consulate
Plaza Calvo Sotelo 1-2
Apartado De Correos 564
03001 Alicante

Telephone: (34) 96 521 6022

The Facts About Alicante

City Name: Alicante
Country: Spain
Language: Spanish
Currency: Euro
Time Difference: GMT + 1
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz
Mobile Phone: GSM 900/1800

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