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Things You Must Know Before Traveling in Alicante, Spain

Alicante Beach
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Travelling in Spain is one of the most enriching experiences that you will ever have. The country goes by the adage of ‘unity in Diversity’ and its each and every region is a fascinating world in itself.

However, to make your Alicante, Spain travel more comfortable we have handpicked some interesting tips that will be highly useful for the first-time travelers.

  • Don’t be surprised if you find people speaking languages other than the Spanish. Other languages such as the Catalan, Basque, Galician, Aragonese, Asturian, and Leonese are widely spoken.
     
  • Be prepared to experience extreme heat as the temperature reaches up to 40 degrees during the months of July and August.
     
  • The Spanish cuisine is seriously good and some even consider it to be the best in the world. Make sure you try as many dishes as you can during your journey. However don’t think of having Chinese, Italian of even Thai food in the city as you will be severely disappointed.
     
  • Although most people in Alicante speak English, if you try a few words or phrases in their native language you will find it easy to make friends.
     
  • Alicante and its surrounding cities have a lot of Moorish influence. So be prepared to explore some monuments and cultural relics of that period. In fact, sometimes you may feel you are not in Europe at all.
     
  • Remember the Spanish people love to have their dinner late and hang out late in the night. So if you are thinking of having an early dinner at a restaurant it may not be possible.

The city of Alicante and its neighboring region have so much to offer, book your trip now and get ready to explore them all.    

1 comment

Anne
Are you going to send a newsletter to us for information on what's happening in Alicante and Alicante Province. If so please dont Wait to send it 3 days beforehand. We keep a diary for what's on. Actually Alcoy Moro's & Christiania has gone a few weeks ago. We try to get to Alicante at least twice a month. Some places we go is the luxurious products in el forte ingles. There are tons of things to do. We enjoy going to our English store Pound land. A stroll along the promenasde, Marc and the other museums. The bull ring museum although not as good as valencia. I know that your office helps us a lot as we follow the Moros & Christianos and a mediaeval market is always interesting.

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