Alicante

City

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With 333,000 inhabitants, Alicante is the second-largest city in the Valencian Community and the 8th largest metropolitan area of Spain.

Alicante is located in the south-east of the Iberian Peninsula, directly on the Costa Blanca – one of the most beautiful Spanish coasts.

Alicante has a delightful climate, beach, harbour, palm trees, and a charming old city centre with a castle overlooking the city.

Most important events and festivals in Alicante

  • Bonfires of San Juan (end June).
  • Volvo Ocean Race (june every two years).
  • Los Reyes (January 5 night).
  • Easter (March or April).
  • Spring Festival.
  • Moors and Christians.

Most popular tourist attractions and things to do in Alicante

  • Santa Barbara Castle.
  • Luceros.
  • Central Market.
  • Old town.
  • St. Nicholas Cathedral.
  • Alicante Port.
  • Tabarca.
  • Postiguet Beach.
  • Basilica of Santa Maria.
  • Archeologial Museum.
  • Museum of Contemporary Art.

Why Alicante is the best city to live and study

  • Alicante is a lively student city with exceptional cuisine and nightlife.
  • Vacation destination due to the excellent weather and beaches.
  • Alicante has the perfect size city to do everything on foot and for shopping, movies, coffee shops, bars and restaurants.
  • The Spanish spoken in Alicante is neutral and perfect for students to learn quickly.
  • Alicante combines vacations and learning Spanish in the best possible way.

Location

CityAlicante
CountrySpain
Population (hab)334,887
Latitude38.343002
Longitude-0.485092
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)5

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Proyecto Español

Proyecto Español

Modern Spanish language school, good value for money, in the center of Alicante, Spain

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