The city of Alicante, situated on Spain’s Costa Blanca, is the capital of the Alicante province. It is a vibrant city full of energy and it is paradise to all history lovers. We give you a quick travel guide and reasons why you should visit Alicante City in Spain.
The best time to visit Alicante is during July and August (summertime), when you can explore the city with excellent weather.
The public transport system is very good and you can make use of the tram that will get you to some of the best spots to explore. However, the most hassle-free way of getting around is on foot or by hiring a car with GPS.
Here are some of the best streets in Alicante to explore:
Calle San Francisco: This lively pedestrian street is located in the heart of the old town of Alicante. It’s known for its charming architecture, colorful buildings, and numerous shops, cafes, and restaurants.
Avenida Alfonso X El Sabio: This wide, tree-lined avenue is one of the main shopping streets in Alicante. It’s home to a variety of high-end fashion boutiques, jewelry stores, and department stores.
Calle Mayor: This historic street is located in the heart of the old town of Alicante. It’s known for its charming architecture, narrow cobblestone streets, and traditional Spanish shops and cafes.
Rambla de Méndez Núñez: This bustling street is lined with shops, cafes, and restaurants and is a popular spot for both locals and tourists. It’s also home to the famous Mercado Central de Alicante, a bustling food market where you can find a variety of fresh seafood, meats, fruits, and vegetables.
Paseo de la Explanada de España (Explanada de España) is a beautiful walkway made with more than 6.5 mil marble mosaic tiles. Here you can enjoy the craft stalls and cafes along the way.
This walkway runs parallel to the port of Alicante and the Paseo de los Mártires de la Libertad, from the Puerta del Mar to the Canalejas park.
Calle San Francisco is a whimsical street with huge funny face mushroom statues and is the perfect Instagram spot or just a spot where you can be a kid again and take some cute selfies. However, you will also enjoy this walk for its little boutiques and a few interesting tapas bars.
Exploring the streets of Alicante will bring you to interesting places, beautiful photo spots and you might discover a few ‘secret hidden gems’ along the way.
This is one of the must-see tourist spots in Alicante. The area is known for its vibrant nightlife, cocktail and tapas bars, and beautiful streets. This is also the place where you’ll find those picture-perfect streets with white-washed buildings and flower-filled flowerpots everywhere. It is a picturesque area that you simply must visit.