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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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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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Zenia Boulevard

Local Tip Check out the live entertainment most afternoons - it's great fun with either music or a magician.

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Joyful Gospel

Joyful Gospel

21 Apr

If you enjoy singing, you may enjoy joining the upbeat Joyful Gospel Costa Blanca. They meet every week from 2pm. Fee is €6pp. Join them at the rehearsals or ask for more details. more »

Skittles evening

Skittles evening

22 Apr

Enjoy an evening of skittles in the lovely Hotel Gran Sol. Skittles is a fun and informal way of meeting new people. Meet at 7.30pm in the basement bar to select the teams. The cost is €3.50 per player and there is a prize for the winning team. You can also come along and watch. Why not combine your evening with a meal or snack in the... more »

Music Quiz

Music Quiz

23 Apr

Can you name that intro in one? Do you know the difference between the Beatles and Justin Bieber? Come and test your music knowledge at this weekly fun quiz with John Curtis. Music is from the 60s to the present day. Entry is €2 per player and there is the chance to win good prizes. more »

Tango Argentino

Tango Argentino

23 Apr

Learn to tango at classes held every Thursday at Hotel Kaktus. For details phone Cristina on +34 619 926 289 more »

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Salvador Artesano

If you love shoes, you won't want to miss out on a trip to Salvador Artesano shoe outlet in Elche. There are hundreds of shoes at discounted prices in the largest shoe shop factory in Europe. more »

Virtual Tours

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 »

Alicante Photos

Javea's beautiful coastline

Javea's beautiful coastline

Volvo Race started in Alicante

Volvo Race started in Alicante

Hogueras of San Juan fiesta in Alicante

Hogueras of San Juan fiesta in Alicante

Exploring Costa Blanca's caves and coves

Exploring Costa Blanca's caves and coves

Fiesta statues going up in smoke

Fiesta statues going up in smoke

Moors and Christians fiesta on the Costa Blanca

Moors and Christians fiesta on the Costa Blanca

San Juan Beach

San Juan Beach

Moors and Christians fiesta on the Costa Blanca

Moors and Christians fiesta on the Costa Blanca

Traditional boat at Tabarca Island

Traditional boat at Tabarca Island

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