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10 Amazing Things to Do in Alicante, Spain

Vinam Pachkhede Sep 6, 2019
Blessed with the beautiful Island and the majestic monuments, Alicante reflects the ancient and modern Spain at its best. Archaeological museum, Santa Barbara Castle is as appealing as the night life at the beaches.
Hike the Santa Barbara Castle. Siting on top of the Mount Benacantil, the place gives you a ride through Spain’s fascinating history.
Enter the city’s medieval era at the Provincial Archaeological Museum (MARQ) with the display recreating the scenes. Browse through the exhibits of Roman ruins, coins, and Iberian ceramics.
Count your blessings at the Santa Maria Basilica. Admire the sculpture of Santa Maria and the pair of Bell Towers.

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Spend a relaxing day at the Tabarca Island. Designated as the Mediterranean Marine Reserve, this island was once the hideout for pirates.
Enjoy the nightlife at the Playa del Postiguet Beach. Escape the crowd and try different cocktails with delicious tapas.
Spend your evening wandering at the Explanada de Espana. This promenade is lined with many different stalls selling handcrafted items and bars.
Glance the art of great artists like, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Joan Miro, Francis Bacon at the Contemporary Art Museum.

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Visit the wineries at Vinalopo and taste novel varieties of wine like Fondillon and many more.
Experience the Hogueras de San Juan Festival and the Spanish culture here. This four-day fest includes parade, fireworks processions of effigies, burning useless objects and ends with the feast day.

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Admire the City Town Hall’s architecture reflecting the ancient Spanish Baroque Style majestic towers. The building also displays some intriguing Dali art works.