The province of Alicante located on the Mediterranean coast has more than 140 villages that give life to one of the most important tourist destinations in Spain. Alicante city is the center of operations of the tourist activity, but in addition to it there are excellent places to visit that will surely leave you a pleasant memory.
These are 5 places that you should not miss in the province of Alicante.
- Guadalest Small town located inside that has the castle of San José, nestled in the highest part of one of the hills of the place. Its interior streets are full of shops, cafes and restaurants. You can also enjoy wonderful views of the reservoir that allows to supply various farms with water.
- Santa Barbara Castle One of the emblematic castles of Spain stands on the coast and with views of the sea that allow you to appreciate the entire city, the sea and the interior area. Stage of bloody and historical battles has 2 accesses with a special charm, path for cohes and elevator. Inside you will find period rooms and you can also enjoy coffee and more.
- Altea The historic center of Altea crowned by its church of centennial origin is one of the places that you really should not miss. It has several viewpoints that allow you to appreciate from Benidorm to the rock of Calpe. Quality pizzerias, cafes and restaurants are the gastronomic alternative, which is geared towards every pocket. In addition small shops of souvenirs, fashion and implements.
- Salinas de Santa Pola This natural park has 2,470 hectares and in it we can find salt farms, ponds with fresh water, beaches and dunes as well as farmland. It is easy to appreciate from the N332 road a large number of flamingos that give the landscape a unique character. You can also appreciate the salt mines of Santa Pola. An excursion that you must take by car and stop as you see fit in the places enabled.
- Algar Fountains The Fuentes del Algar, located just 15 km from Benidorm constitute a natural site with a great ecological wealth. They have a 1.5 km long circuit along the Algar riverbed to see the landscape, waterfalls and springs that spring from the rock or natural pools. Nearby you will find many restaurants and even camping.