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Towns and Villages of the Costa Blanca
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.Read More
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 throughout 2021
Suggested itinerary by air
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Today is a free day for you to relax in your resort, take an optional excursion or explore the local area.
Departure and inbound flight to the UK
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
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