One of the most picturesque must-see places to visit when holidaying in Benidorm or the Alicante area has to be Guadalest.
It’s a charming village with spectacular views over surrounding countryside, the lake and mountains.
Jul 26, 2018 | Spain
Denia is an attractive beach town with lots of outdoor activities 1 hour 20 minutes from Alicante airport and 95 km from Valencia. It’s a good place to visit any time of the year as it stays open, unlike some other touristy towns. It has 20 km of long sandy beaches and rocky coves.Read More
Nov 26, 2016 | Spain
Salamanca is known as La Dorada (“The Golden City”) because of the glow of its sandstone buildings. “The skyline” is dominated by the Cathedral. There are plenty of museums, churches, a palace, old buildings, “plazas” etc. It is full of history and is a vibrant town.Read More
May 29, 2016 | Spain
A beautiful natural landscape, breathtaking beaches, a marina and great food. If you are feeling energetic you can hike to the top of the rock and experience breathtaking views in all directions. From the top on a clear day, you can see the island of Formentera and the cape of Santa Pola.Read More
There were great off-road cycle lanes running alongside the beach in both directions one into Albufera National Park and the other direction straight into Valencia. There was also a bus stop right outside the entrance to the site which we used a couple of times to take the 20-minute journey into the Old Town and Arts & Sciences complex.Read More
There are many Roman ruins in Tarragona, old columns part of the walls etc. but the Roman Amphitheatre is the most interesting and impressive among them. It was built in the second century and excavated in 1952. It’s a well-preserved example of Tarragona’s impressive Roman heritage.Read More
Sep 25, 2013 | Spain
Strewn alongside the far end of the pier like a set of children’s blocks are the ‘cubes of memory’, painted by Agustin Ibarrola. They are large reinforced cubes that act as a breakwater and protect the harbour from fierce winter storms. Some are painted with apples and citrus fruits which were the main agricultural and export products in the nineteenth century.Read More