Alicante City Guide

Welcome to What Alicante -- your in depth, up-to-date Alicante city guide. We pride ourselves on offering original, accurate content with Alicante info you won't find anywhere else. Check out these 6 easy-to-navigate sections to find out what's up in Alicante, Spain...

Where to Go

Alicante's great location as well as its status as capital of the Alicante province gives the city a huge advantage: accessibility! Read more

What to See

You can't really understand a city without getting to know its various "barrios." From Alicante's old quarter, El Barrio, to the delightful Explanada de España... Read more

What to Do

Whether you're dining on a budget or up for a big splurge, Alicante has restaurants ideal for all tastes and bank accounts. Read more

Learn here about Alicante intricate yet compelling history.

Culture & the Arts

From fiery festivals to award-winning museums and jaw-dropping architecture, don't hesitate to get your feet wet- to discover all there is to see. Read more

Trips from Alicante

Why not prolong your stay in Alicante and take a trip? Read more

Alicante, the second most important city of the Autonomous Community of Valencia, is a heavenly seaside town with a magic charm to it: whether you want to spend a relaxed beach vacation, or want to go for a more cultural escape, Alicante offers the best of both worlds.

How to Use this Guide

We want to provide you with all the essential information for a trip to Alicante. From the stuff that you need to know before your departure, which you can find in Planning Your Trip, to the best things to do once you're here in Out & About.

As well as the basics we've thrown in a few extras such as a History section and a Culture section to allow you to know a bit more about this charming Mediterranean city.