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Alicante

Breath-taking scenery, the marvellous Mediterranean, imposing mountains, traditional cuisine, charming villages and crystal-clear waterfalls are just some of Alicante's awesome attractions.
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Terra Natura

Local Tip You can bring your own food and there are special picnic areas available. Before you go, download the audioguide from the Terra Nature website.

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Tortuga Tours

Local Tip Tortuga Tours is the best way to explore Alicante city and find out about its rich history and mouthwatering cuisine. You can make up your own day trip and let Tortuga Tours organise everything for you.

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Dougie Munro in Concert

Dougie Munro in Concert

24 Oct - 22 Nov

Scotland's Dougie Munro is putting on a spectacular show at various venues on the Costa Blanca. He plays a variety of instruments including bass, electric and acoustic guitar, tin whistle, flute, mandolin, bodhran, bagpipes and the banjo. He has made several albums and played with top names such as Finbar Furey and Wayne Fontana. He can sing... more »

Charity Auction

Charity Auction

24 Oct

Fund-raising auction is being held at El Cid in aid of various local charities. If you have any unwanted items such as books, kitchenware, furniture, toys or electrical goods, you can raise a bit of cash for yourself and for good causes. The public can enter lots for the normal weekly auction but bookings are essential. A commission of 15%... more »

Marina Alta Health and Medical Forum

Marina Alta Health and Medical Forum

24 Oct

Some of the best medical minds in the Communidad Valencia have grouped together to give advice about the latest and greatest developments in their medical fields. This is a rare chance to learn more about the prevention and treatment of the most common serious illnesses. Subjects include urology, oncology, neurology, cardiology,... more »

Flamenco Show

Flamenco Show

24 Oct

A special night of Flamenco is being held in Alfaz, thanks to the Alfaz del Pi Lions Club and the town hall. Flamenco performers Aldaba from Madrid will be providing the fascinating floor show. Money collected with be donated to the Servicios Sociales Voluntariado, Alfaz food bank. To make a reservation phone Peter on +34 669 953 734or Nico... more »

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Zenia Boulevard

Zenia Boulevard is the newest and biggest shopping centre in the Alicante region. It boasts 150 shops, several restaurants and bars, plus a casino. more »

Virtual Tours

OP Group Spain

If you are planning your next golf or beach holiday or are looking to buy a property for investment, the experienced staff at OP Group Spain should be your first port of call. more »

Alicante Photos

Javea's beautiful coastline

Javea's beautiful coastline

Fabulous fireworks in Altea

Fabulous fireworks in Altea

Noisy mascleta firecrackers on the Costa Blanca

Noisy mascleta firecrackers on the Costa Blanca

Alicante Theatre

Alicante Theatre

Ready for the noisy mascleta firecracker display

Ready for the noisy mascleta firecracker display

Fiesta statues going up in smoke

Fiesta statues going up in smoke

Santa Barbara Castle, Alicante

Santa Barbara Castle, Alicante

Postiguet Beach, Alicante

Postiguet Beach, Alicante

Alicante Port from Castle

Alicante Port from Castle

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