Alicante is the perfect city to do to escape weekend. Multiple links offered by Alicante-Elche Airport and their cheap flights or the probability of birdmake A great place to spend a few days in Alicante Enjoy its corners, beaches and gastronomy. Also, a statea wide variety of landscapes where to get lost. we will tell you What to do in Alicante in three days.
Day 1: Visit to the city center and the historic quarter
The best thing you can do when you arrive in Alicante is walk around the center to make first contact with the city. This walkharbor with more than 500 meters of flooring with colorful mosaic waves and postiguet beach They offer ideal views to soak up the city. Also in the historical center Saint Nicholas Co-CathedralIt was built on the ruins of a mosque and Santa Maria BasilicaThe oldest church in the city, Valencian Gothic style.
Very close to the Basilica of Santa María, you will find a small street (Calle Luzán). Take a perfect photo of the silhouette of Santa Bárbara Castle and the “face of the Moor” cut from profile Mount Benacantil.
We recommend going up from there. Holy Cross quarterposing heaven on Instagram. Their little white house is the perfect setting. Immortalize your Alicante getaway. To climb Barrio de la Santa Cruz, we recommend wearing comfortable shoes as it has many stairs and is only accessible on foot. Also, you can visit Brotherhood of the Holy Cross and Hermitage of Ereta Parkwhere you will find beautiful views of the city.
On the way back to the city center, you must make a mandatory stop. Alicante Central Market, a 20th-century modernist-style building that was bombed by Italian aviation during the Spanish Civil War on May 25, 1938. Inside the market you can see some items left over from that day, for example: the clock that stopped at the time of the bombardment23:19
We can finish the day with a visit. Esplanade market stalls or have a drink on one of the terraces in the area.
Day 2: Sun, beaches and party
The city of Alicante and its surroundings enjoy a pleasant and mild climate, inviting you to enjoy the city most of the year. beaches. Let’s have a car or pass by public transport (bus or tram) we recommend spending the first part of the day walking or sunbathing in one of its sandy areas. Postiguet Beach, San Juan Beach or El Campello. Also where can we find beach bars and great places to eat.
If there is an excellent tourist city in the province of Alicante, it is undoubtedly this: Benidorm. we can reach it L1 of TRAM if we get it in Plaza de los Luceroswe will also find one of the most emblematic monuments of the city, the mascletás scene in Hogueras.
Once in the city of skyscrapers there is no time to get bored and we have entertainment for every taste. Enjoy live music, terraces, nightclubs or just Benidorm Castle viewpoint and walk along the magnificent beaches.
Day 3: Sights, recreation and museums in the city of Alicante
We can start our last day in Alicante by going up the hill. Santa Barbara Castle to amaze them city View. In the castle you will find three main rooms from different periods: La Torreta from the 14th century, the rooms of the intermediate area such as the Felipe II Hall, the former Patio de Armas, the Queen’s Bastion, among others, and the Ravelin of Bon Repós (18th century).
Once we reach the top, we will understand why Santa Bárbara Castle has been a strategic fortress throughout history.
To finish our visit to the city, we can visit one of the museums. This BRAND This is a good option if we choose history, as the Archaeological Museum of Alicante has many permanent and traveling exhibits that show relics of the past in a very educational way.
If we’re doing more art, the Alicante Museum of Contemporary Art (rotten) and the Gravina Museum of Fine Arts (MUBAG) must be seen.