is a coastal university city with an impressive harbour and a tree lined
promenade. One of it's main attractions is it's ancient mountain top castle
(Castillo de Santa Barbara), although keen shoppers will revel in it's
quaint boutiques and grand department stores.
The ancient town of Alicante extends itself along the curve of its busy port. The Romans called it Lucentum - The City of Light - quite appropriately for
the acknowledged tourist capital of the White Coast, which has supplied
generations of visitors with their first enticing impression of Spain.
Alicante, like most of the towns on the Costa Blanca, hosts an array of restaurants and bars with prices that won't break the budget, so you certainly won't go