The province of Alicante is located on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula and is the southernmost province of the Valencian Community. The Costa Blanca stretches along the Alicante province from Denia in the north to Pilar de La Horadada in the south. The international airport of the region is Altet with direct destinations within Europe and to other capitals outside Europe.
Alicante, together with Elche and four other municipalities, forms a metropolitan area. Vibrant cities and modern tourist facilities, typical Mediterranean villages where time seems to have stopped, endless golden beaches and crystal clear waters, a lush coastline that offers impressive cliffs and coves. The area is also wide in vegetables and gardens, among other things due to the geographical location and the favorable climate.
Not far from the coast are the natural salt flats and the salt lake that consists of a unique nature, as well as mountain ranges and forests of enormous beauty. The province has more than 320 days of sunshine, with an average temperature of 20 degrees throughout the year. Alicante is the fourth most populated province with about 2 million inhabitants. The province receives more than 5 million tourists a year.
The provincial capital, Alicante, is ideally located between the picturesque mountains and the Mediterranean. Rich history, many monuments, museums, Catholic cathedrals with beautiful Baroque architecture, restaurants, large shopping centers such as Corte Inglés, marinas and more, elegant beach walks that invite you to discover the charm of the hidden treasures of the province.
Strolling through the old town of the capital, being seduced by the cozy ports or admiring the varied landscape are some of the things that the province of Alicante can offer you. Alicante is located on the Costa Blanca and is known for its long and wide white beaches often covered in sand dunes.
Excellent communications and connections with fast trains about 3.5 hours from Madrid.