For abstract art, pay a visit to the Eusebio Sempere Museum in the
Casa de la Asegurada, where you'll find an art collection donated to the
city by this local sculptor and painter.
Panoramic views of the city and sea from 166m high, surrounded by
castle walls? Go up the Benacantil mountain and visit the Castillo de Santa
Bárbara. By road or using the lift from the Postiguet beach.
Music lovers can attend a concert next to the sea in the afternoons,
on the Paseo de la Explanada. In summertime, the concerts are given on Sunday
Don't miss the magic and charm of Les Fogueres de Sant Joan. On
the night of 24 June, the flames from blazing bonfires illuminate the Alicante
Try any of the delicious varieties of rice dishes, combined with
shellfish, fish or meat. To complete your meal, taste the local wines, and
don't forget the famous icecreams, turrones and dates.
Get a good tan at practically any time of year on the fine sandy
beaches of Postiguet, la Albufereta or San Juan. If you prefer rocky
coves and seclusion, try the Cabo de las Huertas.
You shouldn't miss the Island of Tabarca. Trips can be made from