Alicante is just over 50 km from Torrevieja and Orihuela Costa, so if you're looking for a change of pace or want to spend different day, immersed in history and art, choose the City of the Sun for your excursion.
In this text you will find some useful tips for a one-day visit to Alicante to truly grasp its essence.
Things to know before going to Alicante
Alicante is the second-largest city in the Valencian Community with a population of over 330.000 people. Rainy days in a year are not more than 37, all the rest time shines the sun. The city has a rich history, dating back to the Roman era when it was known as Lucentum. It later became an important port for commerce during the Middle Ages.
Today, Alicante is a popular tourist destination, famed for its cultural heritage, beaches, vibrant nightlife.