Located in the province of Alicante, the Costa Blanca stretches over 200km along the coast, from Denia in the north to Torrevieja in the south. The Costa Blanca is synonymous with thriving tourist resorts, long sandy beaches, warm and sunny weather and a lovely Mediterranean breeze throughout the year. Easy to understand, the Costa Blanca…

Culture and traditions in Spain and Costa Blanca are very interesting to live and understand. The geographical position has made the Iberian Peninsula a natural bridge between the cultures of Northern and Southern Europe as well as Africa and the Mediterranean. Therefore, Spain has a rich historical and cultural heritage, ranging from prehistory or the…

Although it has only 240 inhabitants, El Castell de Guadalest (commonly known as ‘Guadalest’) is the most visited town in Spain. Obviously, there are several reasons for this record: its spectacular topography makes it unique. It is a town of only 16.12 square kilometres, located in a valley at 595 meters, surrounded by the highest…

Denia is full of things to do including water sports, nature and cultural heritage. What to do in Denia? It might surprise you, but Denia has an enviable historic background and a worthy natural and cultural heritage to enjoy at least once in life. Come and discover it! Montgo Natural Park Denia has a wide…

To formally retire in Spain and receive contributory public pension (ie, derived from their own contributions to Social Security and not a care regime), citizens have to meet four basic conditions: be affiliated with the Social Security, having fulfilled the minimum retirement age (67 years in 2027, or 65 if they have contributed 38 and…

The Hogueras de San Juan (Bonfires of San Juan), are the official celebrations of the city of Alicante, held in June in honour of San Juan. And they are declared as international tourist festival During the days that last the fires, from 20 to 24 June, there is an extensive program of official events, parades,…

A contract with a mobile operator also in Spain is not a marriage for life: to switch companies asking ourselves for bill savings is quite common. This method is undoubtedly one of the handiest, but there are other lesser known ways to achieve the same purpose without changing operator through a simple yet tough negotiations:…

Poble Nou de Benitatxell is a municipality of the Autonomous Community of Valencia, located in the northeast of the province of Alicante in the region of the Marina Alta, Costa Blanca tourist designation. According to the National Statistics Institute, Benitachell has 4773 registered inhabitants (INE figures 2007). The urban area of ​​Benitachell is located in…

When are taking place the best bullfights (corridas), bullfighting and bull running festivals In Costa Blanca? The bullfighting season in Spain usually occurs between April and September with, for major cities, a celebration called the bullfight week (usually on Sundays). In addition, important appointments and festive bullfights take place during the season. Lasting one or…

Looking for cheap and great shopping? Do you feel home-sick and you are running after international products? Do you want to merge yourself into the exciting discovery of local produce? Whether your needs are, Alicante is able to deliver a great survive, shopping-wise. The city of Alicante indeed offers a great deal of shopping facilities…