Alicante is a typical Mediterranean port town in the Costa Blanca, attracting many sun seekers in the summer months. Castle of Santa Bárbara is one of the main attractions in the city and the promenade Explanada de España is a must see.<br><br>
Alicante Airport also known as El Altet, is located about 10km south of of Alicante and with over 9 million passengers per year is one of the busiest airports in Spain. Airport transfers are easily accessible. Taxis are available at the airport, however in the summer season there are long waiting times to get one. Booking a taxi in advance from Alicante airport to your destination would save you time and money.
Alicante train station has good connections with Murcia as well as Madrid, Valencia and Barcelona. Within Alicante, there are good tram connections as well as a tram like to Benidorm. Transfers to La Zenia, Cartagena and Albir are available by bus or a city taxi.