A beautiful shoreline stroll from Albufereta out to the lighthouse at Cabo de la Huerta with great views across the bay to Alicante.
Category: Things to do and see in and around Alicante
The Roman city of Alicante – exploring Lucentum
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.
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!
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.
Exploring Tabarca – Alicante’s island
Tabarca island is tiny - it takes less than a minute to walk across at its narrowest point. It's a fun day trip with some great views and cool history. So jump on a ferry!
Head for the hills and the spectacular Castell de Guadalest
Guadalest is only a short drive inland from the Costa Blanca. But the views are spectacular - well worth a day out from the beach.
Exploring Finestrat: a mountain town with a toe in the sea
The little community of Finestrat has a split personality. It's a pretty old town perched on a limestone cliff a few kilometres from Benidorm. But it's also a beach resort with some of the worst over-development you're likely to see anywhere on the Costa Blanca.
Bulls and brandy: the story behind Spain’s roadside icons
They're a regular roadside sight in Spain. Huge black bulls dominating the skyline. But why are they there, and who put them up in the first place?
Bikinis and the bishop; how sinful Benidorm got its Cross
Let's face it, Benidorm has a certain reputation. And its (allegedly) sinful past is the reason for the Benidorm Cross, the huge crucifix that overlooks the high rise hotels and the beautiful beaches.