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Towns and Villages of the Costa Blanca

  • Cala AmboloJavea Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain ©Instituto de Turismo de Espana TURESPANA

    Cala AmboloJavea Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain ©Instituto de Turismo de Espana TURESPANA
8 day tour
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This tour takes in the typical Spanish villages in the beautiful region of Levante, an area famous for its production of oranges and almonds as well as being renowned for the finest paella in Spain. The Costa Blanca coastline runs for over two hundred miles along the Spanish coast and has become a premier holiday destination for millions but there are still plenty of unspoilt and traditional towns and villages which make the area a delight to visit. The city of Alicante is typically Mediterranean with a popular palm tree lined promenade and stunning harbour area.

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Discover Gudalest

Visit the picturesque village of Guadalest, which sits almost 2000 feet above sea level making the views from the village rather stunning. The weather in Guadalest changes in comparison to the coast meaning that it’s much cooler and less humid here. The village has a rich history which dates back to the times of the Moors and the area is well preserved. There’s an ancient castle, prison, houses from the nobility, a baroque church and many interesting museums

Alicante; Hidden gems of the Costa Blanca in the popular province

Of course many know Alicante’s reputation for tourism however there is so much more to one of Spain’s most well-known provincial capitals. Known for its miles of sandy beaches it also has many  beautiful long alleys for perfect for a nice relaxing walk whilst enjoying the palm trees and the mild climate. With many historical buildings around the entire city, Alicante offers countless sightseeing attractions, from cathedrals to churches and of course a wonderful harbor area. As well as this, with visits to the surrounding towns and villages, such places as Altea and Caple, two of the most beautiful cities along the Costa Blanca. In Calpe, you  will have time for a stroll around the fishing port and fish market. As well as this, visit many of the traditional towns and villages where there will be plenty of opportunity to see authentic Alicante and try some the delicious cuisine.

Elche; Wade through the Sea of Palm trees to this stunning Ciudad

Surrounded on one side by the sea and on the other by the palm trees which cover every corner of the town, life in Elche is tranquil, yet buzzing with innovation. Located in the Mediterranean Basin, it has long been a destination for invaders since ancient times and these peoples left an important legacy on this land which can be found around every corner. A real sea of palm trees integrated in the town, which creates a unique landscape in Europe.

Discover the towns and villages of this forgone region and see the culture and the heritage of the land that many tourists do not see. To see more of the Spanish coast why not visit the Gulf of Roses and the Costa Brava


Dates

Dates throughout 2021


Suggested itinerary by air

Day 1

Fly to Alicante

Fly directly from your chosen airport to Alicante where you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel for a 7 night stay on a half board basis.

Day 2

Guadalest

We travel from our hotel on the coast to the picturesque village of Guadalest, which sits almost 2000 feet above sea level making the views from the village rather stunning. The weather in Guadalest changes in comparison to the coast meaning that it’s much cooler and less humid here. The village has a rich history which dates back to the times of the Moors and the area is well preserved. There’s an ancient castle, prison, houses from the nobility, a baroque church and many interesting museums.

Day 3

At Leisure or Optional Excursion

Today can be spent at your own leisure or you can take an optional excursion to the city of Valencia.

Day 4

Villages of the Province of Alicante

Today, we visit some of the many coastal and inland towns in the northern part of the Province of Alicante. We will pass through Altea and our first stop will be Calpe. Here we will have time for a stroll around the fishing port and fish market. Our next stop is Javea, which is situated on the easternmost tip of the province of Alicante. We will leave the coast behind and travel inland to the wine producing area of Jalon, where we will stop for a wine tasting. We visit Tarbena, a sleepy village in the hills with a reputation for good traditional food – An ideal place to stop for lunch. Time at leisure in the afternoon before returning to the hotel.

Day 5

Alicante

We travel to the capital of the province, the city of Alicante. Highlights include the spectacularly situated Santa Barbara Castle, which offers magnificent views of the whole city, the port and the bay. Other highlights include the beautiful church of Santa Maria, and the beautiful palm tree lined promenade. There will be some free time for you explore independently or take lunch at one of the many cafe bars or restaurants, sample the cuisine and soak up the atmosphere.

Day 6

Elche

Today, we travel to the south west and arrive at the city of Elche. We will visit “El Huerto del Cura”, a beautiful botanical garden with hundreds of different species and the world famous Palm Grove. The centre of Elche has many shops selling local produce and there’ll be an opportunity to explore the area and take lunch.

Day 7

At Leisure

Today is a free day for you to relax in your resort, take an optional excursion or explore the local area.

Day 8

Departure and inbound flight to the UK

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.


We have a selection of hotels available. Please contact us for further information.


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8 days
2021 dates Prices on request
All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place in a single room, based on a minimum 25 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include UK coach hire or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Greatdays Holidays Limited is a member of ABTA (Y0380) which means you have the benefit of ABTA's assistance and Code of Conduct. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. Greatdays Holidays Limited has an ATOL licence (4279) and all of our air package tours are protected under this licence. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the Civil Aviation Authority will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any monies you have paid to us for an advance booking. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this tour are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate. Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at info@greatdays.co.uk

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