What to see in Alicante?
Alicante is one of the most touristic cities on the Levante coast as well as in the Valencian Community . Located to the south of the autonomous community, it is bathed by the Mediterranean Sea, being one of the main ports in this region. It is a place to visit almost at any time of the year thanks to its mild climate, in addition to offering a great cultural and gastronomic offer with landscapes typical of any coastal town. Although it may seem that the coast is the most attractive in the city, it has an old town and different neighborhoods that are worth visiting.
If you are considering what to see or do in Alicante when you visit, a good option is to take a free tour with a local guide. In this way, you will be able to know the most important routes as well as the essential places with all their history, anecdotes and curiosities. Some of the tours that these guided tours make include the Castle of Santa Bárbara, the Archaeological Museum, walking through the Santa Cruz neighborhood, taking advantage of June 20-24 to see the Bonfires of San Juan, touring the Esplanade of Spain as well such as the Port of Alicante, the beaches (El Postiguet, San Juan or Albufera), the Canalejas park, the Santa Faz Pilgrimage or even take an excursion to the Island of Tabarca.
Travelers usually leave their opinions about the free walking tours they have done in Alicante, valuing both the experience with the local guide, as well as the route taken (in the morning or in the afternoon). It is very good information to know how to choose one tour or another within the possibilities that exist in the city.