Alicante is a city and historic port located on the southern coast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. It is a beautiful city, the 8th largest metropolitan area in the country that has been inhabited for over 7000 years. This city can be accessed easily by a direct flight from many UK airports including London Southend. Due to the vast majority of flights available, it is definitely worth taking advantage of our flight comparison tool in order to find the best deal. A flight to Alicante will give you access to everything in this is exciting city that has plenty to offer for tourists as well as easy access to other popular resorts such as Altea or Benidorm. Piece together the history of this beautiful Spanish city by wandering up to Santa Barbara castle or the Archaeological Museum, or view some of the exquisite paintings at the Museum of Fine Arts. You can always venture away from the city on a day trip to the island of Tabarca or to the towns of Calp or Albir.
The airport is located just south of Alicante, with numerous methods of transport taking you to the city centre and further afield to Benidorm or Calp. Taxis can sometimes be expensive, however there is a bus terminal located at the airport, with a regular bus service into the city. Car hire facilities are also available directly from the airport. There are also a number of train services and underground rail lines too, all of which will give you access to some of the fantastic sights this city has to offer and other seaside towns like Altea or Albir. This city is located in the heart of the Costa Blanca and a cheap flight here will allow you to relax on the sandy white beaches, famous for being exceptionally clean. Climb Mount Benacantil to take in the breath-taking views of the city and coast or take a stroll down Explanada de Espana, one of Spain's most beautiful promenades. Other iconic sights include Barrio de la Santa Cruz, a small colourful section of the old city, and El Pameral Park, a small woodland area that has always been popular with locals.