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Discover beautiful Alicante in 2018.

WHETHER you fancy a long weekend break away, looking for a stag or hen do with a difference, or in need of some winter sun, Alicante is a destination that never fails to disappoint! From its scenic coastline to its delicious culinary delights, why not discover the Costa Blanca's provincial capital in 2018.

We have come up with the following travel tips to help you discover this popular Spanish resort.

BEAUTIFUL BEACHES With an average of 330 days of sunshine a year and 200km of coastline, explore t he natural pools of Playa de San Juan, go for a swim at Postiguet beach, or just relax and bathe in the glorious sun!

AWARD-WINNING MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES If cultural sightseeing is on the top of your to-do list then look no further - Alicante is home to several galleries and museums.

Visit the award winning MARQ (Archaeological Museum of Alicante) which tells the story of Alicante from prehistory to present day.

Discover famous Spanish artists, Dali and Picasso, in the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante. Or enjoy breath-taking views of the city by walking around the Santa Barbara Castle.

UNIQUE FINDS AT LOCAL MARKETS Immerse yourself in the local culture by visiting one of the many daily local markets.

Selling everything from clothing to Spanish ceramics, you'll be sure to find yourself quality pieces that will provide a great talking point about your travels.

FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD.AND WINE! If you have an appetite for trying something new, or you're a bit of a foodie, discover the local seafood delicacies as well as the famous Spanish paella.

Alicante is also home to beautiful wineries, so why not take a tour of the wine cellars and holding tanks, taste the different wines produced, and learn about the wine making process whilst you're there? BUZZING NIGHTLIFE Looking to spend your hen or stag do abroad? Alicante has grown in popularity in recent years due to its lively night life.

Head down to Postiguet and San Juan beaches, which are filled with a variety of bars that cater to a range of musical tastes.

Flying to Alicante from Liverpool John Lennon Airport couldn't be easier with regular flights from EASYJET, Ryanair and Blue Air. Book your flights online today!

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Geographic Code:4EUSP
Date:Feb 13, 2018
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