Best Things To Do in Alicante

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Alicante, Spain

Must see places in Alicante ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Alicante and point of interests to visit.

  1. Santa Barbara Castle

    #1 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Santa Barbara Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: 03002 Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Situated on top of the Benacantil Hill in Alicante, Santa Barbara Castle aka Castillo de Santa Barbara is the largest medieval fortress in Europe. Trivia- the Arabs who settled and ruled Spain fo...Read more

  2. Guadalest Valley

    #2 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Guadalest Valley

    Tags: Outdoors, Valley

    Address: Guadalest, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Situated around an hour’s drive from Alicante, Guadalest is a small village in a valley. However, inspite of its small size, it is one of Spain’s most popular tourist destinations. It was ...Read more

  3. Archaeological Museum Of Alicante

    #3 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Archaeological Museum Of Alicante

    Tags: Museum, Outdoors, Archaeological Site , Specialty Museum

    Address: Placa Dr. Gomez Ulla, 0, 03001 Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    The Archaeological Museum of Alicante (aka MARQ) is a museum which offers an interesting historic journey through exhibits dedicated to Prehistory, Iberian Culture, Roman Culture and the Middle Ages. ...Read more

  4. Explanada De Espana

    #4 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Explanada De Espana

    Tags: Outdoors, Cafe, Restaurant, Town

    Address: Paseo de la explanada, Puerta del Mar hasta el Parque de Canalejas, Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Lined with restaurants, cafes and stalls selling souvenirs, the Explanada de Espana, also known as the Paseo de la Explanada, is a maritime promenade that runs parallel to the port of Alicante. It run...Read more

  5. Isla De Tabarca

    #5 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Isla De Tabarca

    Tags: Outdoors, Island, Picnic Spot

    Address: Isla de Tabaraca, Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Tabarca is a small island located opposite the city of Alicante and is the only inhabited island in the Region of Valencia. Rather than an island, it is a small archipelago that comprises the islets o...Read more

  6. Alicante Museum Of Contemporary Art

    #6 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Alicante Museum Of Contemporary Art

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Plaza Santa Maria, 3, 03002 Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Alicante Museum of Contemporary Art is a municipal museum and is housed in a building dating from 1687. The building was previously a granary. The building was donated to the municipality in the y...Read more

  7. Guardamar Beach

    #7 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Guardamar Beach

    Tags: Beach, Entertainment, Water Sport

    Address: Guardamar del Segura, Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Situated a half an hour drive away from the city of Alicante is the resort town of Guardamar. Also known as Guardamar del Segura, it is a developing tourist centre. However, it is not very commerciali...Read more

  8. Canelobre Caves

    #8 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Canelobre Caves

    Tags: Outdoors, Cave, Historical Site, Tourist Center

    Address: CV-776, Busot, Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 10:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    The magnificent Caves of Canelobre are situated near Busot, around 24 kilometres from the city of Alicante. The caves are one of Spain’s largest and deepest cave systems. These caves are believe...Read more

  9. Basilica Of Santa Maria

    #9 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Basilica Of Santa Maria

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Plaza de Santa Maria, s/n, 03002 Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 10:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    The Basilica of Santa Maria is the oldest church in the city of Alicante. It dates back to the 14th century. It was built atop the ruins of Alicante’s biggest mosque. An architecturally stunning...Read more

  10. Ayuntamiento De Alicante Or Town Hall

    #10 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Ayuntamiento De Alicante Or Town Hall

    Tags: Outdoors, Architecture

    Address: Plaza del Ayuntamiento, 1, 03002 Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    A must see for architecture admirers, the Ayuntamiento de Alicante’s building is a marvellous site to behold.  With its baroque civic architecture, it has twin towers having 35m heights. Wi...Read more

  11. Mercado Central

    #11 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Mercado Central

    Tags: Outdoors, Market, Shopping Center, Architecture

    Address: Avenida de Alfonso X El Sabio, 8, 03004 Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 07:20 am - 11:00 pm Details

    The Mercado Central is the central market of Alicante. The architecture of the market building is modernist-inspired and was built under the supervision of J. Vidal Ramos between the years 1911 and 19...Read more

  12. St. Ferdinand Castle

    #12 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    St. Ferdinand Castle

    Tags: Religious Site, Castle

    Address: Tossal Hill, Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Built atop the Tossal Hill overlooking the city, the Castillo de San Fernando or the Ferdinand Castle is a counterpart of the Castle of Santa Barbara. It was built in the beginning of the 19th century...Read more

  13. Mount Benacantil

    #13 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Mount Benacantil

    Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, View Point, Tourist Center

    Address: Mount Benacantil, Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Mount Benacantil is a hill dominating the Alicante skyline and offers itself as the iconic image of this region. On it are a lot of pine and eucalyptus trees due to which locals call the hill the gree...Read more

  14. Gravina Museum Of Fine Arts

    #14 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Gravina Museum Of Fine Arts

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Carrer Gravina, 13, 03002 Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Gravina Museum of Fine Arts is housed in the Provincial Palace of Alicante. Also called El Palacio Gravina, the museum was established with the purpose showcasing some of the best artist...Read more

  15. Alicante Marina

    #15 of 564 Things To Do in Alicante
    Alicante Marina

    Tags: Bar, Beach, Restaurant, Entertainment

    Address: Muelle 8, Zona de Levante, s/n, 03113 Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    To enjoy luxury at its best, head over to Alicante Marina during your visit to the city. The marina is where you will have a taste of the finer things in life! With stylish bars, wonderful restaurants...Read more

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Top Alicante Activities And Tours

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  • Save 7% Alicante City Segway Tour
    Alicante City Segway Tour5 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Enjoy a 1.5-hour segway tour in Alicante with your family and friends. You will make your way through the city's Old Town and...

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  • Save 7% Benidorm Bike Tour
    Benidorm Bike Tour7 Reviews

    Duration: 7 Hrs

    Even if you haven't ridden a bike for decades, the thrill of gliding downhill for nearly 24 miles is an experience to ensure ...

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  • Save 7% Alicante Segway Tapas Tour
    Alicante Segway Tapas Tour1 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Combine a segway tour with a tapas and drinks tasting with this 2-hour experience. Discover Alicante's hidden corners and enj...

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  • Santa Barbara Castle and Volvo Ocean Race Museum Tour in Alicante
    Santa Barbara Castle and Volvo Ocean Race Museum Tour in AlicanteNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    We offer you a unique tour that runs along the top of the city of Alicante to the port area. Enjoy the wonderful views and th...

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  • Monasterio de la Santa Faz

    Calle de Santa Faz

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Arpa Patrimonio

    Avenida Rodalet, 23 A

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Casa de las Brujas (Alicante)

    Avenida Dr. Gadea, 10

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Cruz de los Caídos (Alicante)

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Extinta Fabrica de Tabacos

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Cuevas de Canelobre

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Embalse de Amadorio

    Lakes
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  • Diputación Provincial de Alicante

    Avenida de la Estación, 6

    Museums
  • Mubag

    Calle Gravina, 13

    Museums
  • Museo Arqueológico Provincial de Alicante

    Plaza Doctor Gómez Ulla, S/N

    Museums
  • Museo de Bellas Artes Gravina

    Calle Gravina, 13

    Museums
  • Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Alicante Maca

    Plaza Santa María, 3

    Museums
  • MACA Museo Arte Contemporáneo Alicante

    Plaza Santa Maria, 3

    Museums Landmarks
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  • Aesma

    Avenida Novelda, 77

    Amusement Parks
  • Billares y Juegos

    Calle Alcalde Suarez Llanos, 17

    Amusement Parks
  • Alicia Merlos Cerda

    Ecuador, 13

    Amusement Parks
  • Prosede

    Calle de Sacerdote Isidro Albert, S/N

    Amusement Parks
  • Play Story 1

    Calle Javea, 102

    Amusement Parks
  • Servimatic Recreativos

    San Pablo, 79

    Amusement Parks
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  • John Mulligan's

    Calle de Tomás López Torregrosa, 1

    Bars Night Clubs Breweries
  • The Clap Alicante

    Calle Tomas Lopez Torregrosa, 3

    Bars Night Clubs
  • Chocolateria Valor

    Paseo Explanada de España, 14

    Restaurants Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • La Taberna Ibérica

    Calle Pedro Sebastià, 7

    Restaurants Bars
  • Taberna la Vendimia

    Calle Llinares, 9

    Restaurants Bars
  • Cerveceria el Canto

    Alemania, 26

    Restaurants Breweries Bars
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  • Casino del Mediterraneo Alicante

    Marina Deportiva-Muelle Levante, S/N

    Casinos and Gaming Restaurants
  • Casino Equipment Warehouse International

    Lugar Urbanización la Escuera, 73

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Hermandad de Torrevejenses

    Calle Redovan, 4

    Casinos and Gaming Restaurants
  • Casinos del mediterraneo

    Muelle Levante, 3

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino Primitivo Cultural

    Plaza Mayor, 7

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Sociedad Casino Cultural

    Avenida Constitucio, 9

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Gonzalez Garcia Hermanos

    Carretera Elche, Km 4

    Natural Parks
  • Frutas Colomina

    Partida Espartal, S/N

    Natural Parks
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  • Paseo Joan Fuster

    Dog Parks
  • Ngorong Ngorong

    Camino de Vallongas, 35

    Dog Parks
  • Recopolis

    Dog Parks
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  • Playa de la Albufereta

    Sol Naciente, 16

    Beaches
  • Playa del Postiguet

    Avenida de Denia, 1

    Beaches
  • Playa de la Almadraba (Alicante)

    Beaches
  • Playa del Carabassí

    Beaches
  • San Juan Playa

    Paises Escandinavos, 9

    Beaches
  • Playa de Arenales del Sol

    Beaches
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  • Sierra Grossa de Alicante

    Hiking
  • Palmeras

    Hiking
  • Pantano de Tibi

    Hiking Landmarks
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