Information about all the sights on the Costa Blanca
Looking for Information on all the sights on the Costa Blanca? The Costa Blanca (Spanish for white coast) can be found in the southeast of Spain between the villages of Denia and Pilar de la Horadada and has a coastal length of 244 kilometers with many sandy beaches. Spain has a coastline that is divided into various 'Costa's'. These holiday coasts each have their own face.
Information about all the sights on the Costa Blanca
Today, the Costa Blanca is an important holiday destination for sun seekers and winter visitors. The city of Benidorm can rightly be called a symbol of mass tourism. There is a very wide range of Information on all the sights on the Costa Blanca on the internet. From excursions to descriptions of the different cities on the Costa Blanca. As a result, in this overview of Information on all the sights on the Costa Blanca, we limit ourselves to summarizing the themes below.
Landscapes on the Costa Blanca
Sandy beaches, low dunes and wet areas alternate with rocks, steep coasts and very dry areas. The impressive northern and central areas, crossed by high mountain ranges, continue to the edge of the sea where the capes of La Nao and San Antonio are located. The southern part, on the other hand, is an area of plains and hills irrigated by the river Segura which flows into the sea amidst dunes and low cliffs. The Costa Blanca runs from Denia to Pilar de la Horadada with Alicante as its capital and is one of the most important tourist destinations in Europe. Thanks to the landscape, the infrastructure, the beautiful cities and the friendly population, this region has a busy tourist activity all year round with many facilities for visitors.
Alicante - Capital city Costa Blanca
The capital city of Alicante has a beautiful sea promenade that forms the lively and welcoming centerpiece of the existing stalls and street theater. At the end of this promenade is the beach that is sunny all year round and breathes a holiday atmosphere. The skyline of this bathing and winter spot is dominated by the impressive Santa Barbara church at the top of the mountain in the middle of Alicante.
After Alicante, the region changes into a flat landscape with low hills and vast sandy plains where you also encounter a number of salt lakes. That is why salt production, in addition to tourism in this area, also forms the economic basis. The first salt lake is located at Santa Pola, in the Parque Natural Salinas de Santa Pola Natural Park. Life in Santa Pola mainly takes place around the boulevard and the harbor, from where you can take a boat trip to the island of Tabarca. This island is a marine reserve with a rich history.
Salt lakes along the Costa Blanca
The largest salt lake we find at Torrevieja and this place is mainly visited because the salt lakes in the area have a medicinal effect. If you are coming to this region for the first time, you will find that you feel very well here and can sleep wonderfully.
Sport on the Costa Blanca
The mild climate and the many sports facilities make the Costa Blanca a privileged holiday destination for the active tourist, especially those who love water sports. You can practice in the open air in the Costa Blanca almost all year round. A dozen golf courses make it possible to practice the golf sport and find hiking enthusiasts among the mountains and valleys in a beautiful ecological environment. For the divers and snorkelers, the island of Tabarca is a true paradise with beautiful coral.
Fauna & Flora along the Costa Blanca
In the Costa Blanca there are 6 nature parks; La Font Roja (Alcoy and Ibi), Peñon de Ifach (Calpe), Montgó (Denia and Javea), Salinas (salt lakes) the Santa Pola, Laguna de la Mata y Torrevieja and El Hondo de Elche (palm park) and the capes of La Nao and San Antonio. The lovers of mountain tours can make an excursion to the Sierra Helada, Bernia or Aitana.
Nightlife in the coastal towns on the Costa Blanca
The capital city of Alicante, Elche, Benidorm and Torrevieja have crowded nightlife and bars with live music, mostly located in the heart of the historic center. The sea promenades of the seaside resorts are very cozy in the evenings and there is a night train (Trensnochador) running along the coast that, with 33 stops between Alicante and Altea, transports lovers of nightlife. Those who would like to take a gamble can visit the Casino Costa Blanca at Villajoyosa.
Folk festivals and festivities on the Costa Blanca
The feast of the Moors and Christians, where the historical past of this region is constantly revived, is the ultimate celebration for the inhabitants of the Costa Blanca. Thousands of people are involved here in different times of the year in places where this tradition is kept alive and take, dressed in luxurious costumes, parades, dances, sham fighting etc. Each place gives its own twist to the party. The biggest party takes place in Elche with the performance of the drama of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary (Misteri). This cultural relic is a true World Heritage site.
Gastronomy on the Costa Blanca
The gastronomy of the Costa Blanca is mainly based on rice, prepared in various ways. On the coast the rice dishes are eaten with broth and fish, while in the mountains the rice is processed with pumpkin, beans and pork in the characteristic cooking pot. As a dessert, nougat, ice cream, almond cake or pastry dipped in sugar syrup are used.
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