Lucentum is where the Romans built their city, just a few kilometres from modern-day Alicante. Amazingly, a one-woman fight saved it from the bulldozers!
Discovering las Torres de la Huerta, Alicante
Torres de la Huerta form a network of towers that protected people around Alicante from attack by North African corsairs. Around 20 towers survive.
El Forat de Bernia – a tunnel through a mountain!
El Forat de Bernia is unique. A naturally-formed tunnel that takes you right through the top of a mountain. And the views are sensational!
Walking up to the spectacular Elche Dam
You're never far from cool. fresh running water on the walk up to the Elche Dam. And there's an amazing waterfall at the dam itself!
Exploring Villajoyosa’s beaches
Villajoyosa has one magnificent beach, the kilometre-long Playa Centro. But there are also 12 other coves and beaches to try. Here's a guide.
Amazing clifftop views from El Morro de Toix
Catch some magnificent panoramas from El Morro de Toix - a 200 metre high clifftop between Calpe and Altea on the Costa Blanca
The Mascarat gorge, haunt of highwaymen
The walk into the Mascarat gorge near Calpe on the Costa Blanca is spectacular, with three bridges towering above you. And it used to be the haunt of highwaymen!
Walking to the majestic Tibi dam
The Tibi Dam near Alicante is immense, a huge wall of stone. It's been providing irrigation water for over four centuries - and it's a great walk in beautiful mountain scenery.
Celebrating the miraculous tears of Santa Marta
The Fiesta de las Lagrimas (the tears) de Santa Marta celebrates a miracle. But it wasn't the first miracle the saint performed for the town of Villajoyosa.
Exploring Benidorm’s island
Look out to sea from anywhere along the Benidorm beachfront and you'll see El Islote de Benidorm. Jump on a ferry for a quick visit - and see Benidorm from a different perspective.