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Welcome to Alicante – the friendliest city in Spain!
Alicante past present and future. Different civilizations have passed through these lands, leaving their mark which can be seen in all corners of this emblematic city. All of this adds to the appeal of this modern city with a primary focus on tourism, but also a special interest in industry and commerce. Alicante, situated on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, offers not only a great variety of services but also a wide range of cultural activities, with its museums, its festivals and its nature areas, in particular the Island of Tabarca (Mediterranean Marine Reserve).
Alicante’s well-known climate and beaches make this a perfect city for spending a few pleasantly relaxing days away from it all.


Population 335,459
Currency Euro, €1 = 100 cents
Opening hours Smaller, privately-owned shops are mainly open from 10.00 to 14.00 and 17.00 to 20.30. Big department stores, larger chains and shopping centres are open from 10.00 to 22.00, Mondays to Saturdays. Shops are closed on Sundays. Most banks are open from Monday to Friday from 8.30 to 14-14.30. Only some branches open on Saturday mornings.
Website www.alicanteturismo.com

Facebook: Alicante City
Twitter: @Alicante_City
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La Verdad
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Emergency numbers 112 Emergencies
091 Police
062 Guardia Civil
Tourist information Tourist Info Alicante
Address: Rambla de Méndez Núñez 41(Torre de la Generalitat)
Tel. +34 965 200 000

Tourist Info Alicante Explanada
Address: Explanada de España 1
Tel. +34 965 147 038

Tourist Info Alicante – Centro
Address: Salamanca Av. s/n (Adif)
Tel. +34 965 125 633