What to do in Alicante

Visit Alicante during a Mediterranean cruise

Introduction

Alicante is home to outstanding shopping and is one of the most renowned towns along the Costa Blanca. The town is best known for its beaches which many tourist visit every year.

Castillo de Santa Barbara a medieval castle is the city’s top highlight. The island of Tabarca is an outstanding location for diving. Along the harbor you find one of a kind alleys for a relaxing stroll.

The Costa Blanca is located on Spain’s east coast. To the south of the city you will find the Costa Almeria and in the north the Costa Dorada. The population of Alicante is around 340,000.

Practical

Alicante is located near the cruise terminal. The city center can easily be reached on foot. However, you may want to take a bus or a taxi to some of the tourist attractions outside of the city. The beaches of Alicante are a great place to relax if you are looking to take it easy and get a tan. Exploring Alicante can take several hours or an entire day, depending on your interests.

Popular ports for an excursion to Alicante are: