Alicante is a seaport located along the Mediterranean coastline referred to as the Costa Blanca in Southwestern Spain that is characterized by warm, white sands, seaside restaurants, beachfront hotels, and decorative boardwalks aligned with palm trees. It is home to numerous historical landmarks, unique architecture, and museums telling a 7,000 year history. Travelers worldwide flock to the pristine shores of Alicante for an unforgettable, relaxing experience centered on an exuberant nightlife, delicious Spanish cuisine, and vibrant atmosphere. Tour the city of Alicante and explore the outskirts by car to enhance your vacation. Arrange to pick up, or drop off your rental car at the Alicante Airport, or a city location.
The historic seaport capital of the Alicante Province has a well-deserved reputation for being the perfect summer vacation destination that offers excellent beaches, incredible nightlife, and a rich culture. When you are not working on your tan at the beach, take a tour of the unique monuments sited throughout the city. Climb the foothills of Mount Benacantil to reach the Santa Barbara Castle for panoramic views of the Spanish landscape and Mediterranean coast, or walk the halls of Alicante's Gothic-style Santa Maria Cathedral constructed between the 14th and 16th century. Spend an afternoon walking along the Explanada de España promenade near the marina and savor a delicious dinner at a restaurant or café with an ocean view. Visitors spending time in Alicante around the summer solstice can partake in the Bonfires of Saint John for a week of festivities, fireworks, and pyrotechnics. Start your vacation in Alicante with a rental car and tour the countryside of the Alicante Province for a richer travel experience, or discover the hidden coves of the Costa Blanca as you drive along the coast. Use your time wisely during your vacation by getting around easily and conveniently by car. Learn more about driving in Spain by visiting our drive information page.
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