Alicante is one of the most famous cities on the Costa Blanca with the beautiful palm boulevard, the wide range of houses and the pleasant shopping street. The coast owes its good name to the kilometers of beaches of +/- 50 m wide and attracts many sun worshipers and pleasure seekers. The sun is almost always shining and the azure blue Mediterranean Sea invites for a swim all year round
The sandy beach is about 10 minutes away by car and can be reached up to the beach itself. The beach slopes gradually into the sea and is therefore very suitable for children and there are also sports equipment available. The beach is guarded by beach guards during peak season. Nude beaches can also be found on the Costa Blanca and the nudist beach of La Marina is a great place to relax.
The beautiful historic castle of Santa Barbara, in Alicante, is well worth a visit. The castle is located on the Benacantil hill from where you have a beautiful view over the city.
In Elche you can visit the Priests Garden with a wide variety of plants, shrubs, cacti and the famous Imperial Palm with eight trunks. Or a trip through the palm forest of Elche (Organized). You can also visit the 17th century St. Mary's Church, located in the old city center, where the Passion Play The Mystery of Elche is performed every year.
The palm and student city of Elche is located in the province of Alicante, in the Valencia region and has approximately 140,000 inhabitants. It is one of the oldest and most beautiful places on the Costa Blanca and Spain with a beautiful historic center and a wealth of flora and fauna. The area consists mainly of agricultural area that supplies oranges, figs, almonds, pomegranates and especially dates. Hence the varied range of houses.