If you are thinking of visiting Alicante we propose a route to see it in only 1 day!
1. Start with a free tour
A good idea to start visiting Alicante is to join a free tour, which takes you to visit the main tourist attractions of the historic center of the city.
2. Town Hall Square
3. Santa Barbará Castle
Climb to the Castle of Santa Barbará, on top of the Benantil mountain, an iconic place in Alicante. It is an Arab castle, built in the 9th century.
4. Santa Cruz Neighborhood
5. Co-cathedral of San Nicolás
Of mixed style (Renaissance and Gothic), built on what was an old mosque. Considered the most famous religious temple of the city.
6. Interpretation Center of the Air Raid Shelters
During the Civil War this magnificent city suffered the consequences. A 2-hour tour is offered detailing the darkest years and during which two air-raid shelters are visited.
7. Esplanade of Spain
Stroll along the famous Esplanade of Spain, with its wave-shaped mosaics and the beautiful Carbonell House.
8. Port of Alicante
A perfect place to go for a nice walk is the Port area.
9. Castaños Street
One of the best places to have a drink, full of atmosphere and renowned bars.
10. Beaches of Alicante
Take the opportunity to visit San Juan Beach, Cala Cantalar, Albufereta Beach or Postiguet Beach.
11. Central Market
The building, of Valencian modernist style, has been active since 1922. Take a tour among the stops.
If you like craft beer, a good place to taste it is Altabirra.