In March 1939, Alicante port was full of Republican refugees desperate to escape as Spain's civil war neared its end. Almost 2,000 of them got away thanks to the bravery of a British captain and his crew. This is the remarkable story of the Stanbrook, still remembered nearly eighty years on.
Museum visits are generally for rainy days. Problem is, there aren’t that many rainy days on the Costa Blanca. So visiting the archaeology museum in Alicante (MARQ) generally means sacrificing some sunshine. But it is worth it.
Quite a lot as it happens! Find out about the fascinating legacy the Romans - and their predecessors - left behind.