Alicante is a City and Port,Capital of the Province of Alicante with a population of circa 330,000. The area around Alicante has been inhabited for over 7000 years
Sitting atop Mount Benacantil the Castle of Santa Barbara stands like a Protector to the City of Alicante
Today it is a flourishing tourist spot which is visited by thousands of tourists every year many visiting its outstanding beaches
it is home to many historic buildings,monuments and Churches one of the most famous being the Iglesia de Santa Maria built in the Gothic Style between the 14th and 16th Centuries
Alicante houses a diverse selecion of Restaurants ranging from typical fast food outlets,International delicacies to the traditional exquisite Spanish cuisine and lively Tapas Bars The most renowned dish of Alicante is the Seafood favourite Paella.
Shoppers are simply spoilt for choicein Alicante. The streets between La Rambla and Avenida de Frederica Soto up to Avenida de Alfonso el Sabio have plenty of Shopa to choose from
El Barrio Alicantes oldest quarter also has many shops and is popular with locals and visitors alike. There are many Parks and shaded areas to relax in as well as a beautiful tiled Promenade alonside the impressive Marina You can see many expensive yachts from all over Europe and further afield moored here and here you will also find many exclusive Restaurants