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What to Do in Alicante: Must See Attractions

Alicante Attractions

It's little wonder so many tourists head to Alicante each year. This alluring city is brimming with amazing things to do. Whether you're into sightseeing or trying more adventurous experiences, you'll never have a boring moment here.

If you're ready to explore Alicante, join a few of the top tours & day trips on offer, and let a friendly guide show you some of the most popular tourist attractions. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our top 485 fun activities in Alicante are also worth a look.

Things to Do in Alicante with Kids

Alicante is a fantastic destination for a family getaway. Take the little ones along and enjoy these top family friendly experiences together:

Free Things to Do in Alicante

They say the best things in life are free. Be sure to visit the following around Alicante:

University of Alicante - Take in the design and originality of this impressive example of modernistic architecture.

San Fernando Castle - Get to grips with some of the interesting history of the region through this site.

Hospital Universitari Sant Joan D'Alacant - Open up your guidebook and discover why this place deserves a spot on your itinerary.

Playa de Mutxavista - Dive into your favorite novel or play some tunes while you're soaking up those rays.

Parque de Canalejas - If you love spending time in the garden, this place will captivate your inner green thumb.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Alicante

Benidorm

Enjoy a vacation in the jewel of Spain’s Costa Blanca, with its perfect mix of tranquil nature reserves and busy beaches, nightclubs and promenades.

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Calpe

This traditional Spanish coastal town has a towering rock as its landmark and is a relaxing destination to enjoy soft-sand beaches, scenic trails and ancient ruins.

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Altea

This charming historic town near Benidorm offers a relaxing beachfront with sparkling coves, markets and cafés serving sangria.

MarinasSwimmingSandy Beaches

Old Town

Wander the cobblestone alleys of Alicante’s historic center to discover grand cathedrals, delicious regional cuisine and dramatic views of a castle.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Alicante on a sunny day?

What to do in Alicante on a rainy day?

What should I not miss in Alicante?

Don't head home without checking off the following list of inspiring sights:

  • Castle of Santa Barbara
  • Palmeral of Elche
  • Santa Maria Basilica
  • Altamira Palace

Are there cheap things to do in Alicante?

What can you do in Alicante for free?

You could put your wallet in the hotel safe for the day, because these great attractions won't cost you a penny:

  • Castle of Santa Barbara
  • Santa Maria Basilica
  • Levante Beach
  • Alicante Harbour