A bustling esplanade, a tranquil island, a hilltop fortress... On the Mediterranean coastline lies a cosmopolitan city, steeped in history and full of colorful diversions.
From culture vultures to beach babes, there is something for everyone in Alicante, the heart of the Costa Blanca in Spain. In this visual travel tour you will get to see some of the city’s top attractions such as the Santa Barbara castle with its magnificent panoramic views, plus travel across the Mediterranean to Tabarca Island. We'll also unearth some lesser known little secrets and gems, showing how Alicante really is a jewel in the Spanish crown.
Gemma Quinn is the editor of a weekly newspaper for expatriates living on the Costa Blanca. Having worked in radio in her native England, she moved to Spain in 2003 and switched to print journalism. She indulges her love of both exploration and writing by sharing her vacation escapades in the columns of travel and lifestyle features.