months of sunbathing and partying at night, you will finally get your act
together and do a one day visit to Alicante just to be able to tell the
loved ones at home that you have seen some culture and arts as well.
Come and join
me for a walk around Alicante
Before we start
a quick overview. Alicante, with about 310,000 inhabitants lies about 6
hours south of Barcelona along the Mediterranean coast of Spain.
In the summer
months about 6 million tourists visit the Costa Blanca area.
the source, about 4.5 million come from the U.K. alone. Cities like Benidorm
(population 50.000) host up to 4 million visitors every year. Alicante
is the second largest city in the province of Valencia.
The city is
best explored by foot starting at the harbour, where many parking areas
are available. So we leave our car next to the Melia Hotel right on the