Alicante is a cosmopolitan city located on the East coast of Spain and bathed by the Mediterranean Sea. Its population (January 1st, 2017) consists of 329,998 people, whose 86.3% are Spanish and 13.7% foreigners, 52.20% are men and 47.80% are women.
Alicante has a large number of museums in its urban center. Among them, Archaeological, Contemporary Art, Fine Arts Museums. Worth noting is also the Santa Bárbara Castle, a medieval fortress from which you can see the entire city with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea.
In the city itself, there are significant parks that represent a haven of peace within the hustle and bustle of a city. They are those of Canalejas, La Ereta, Portal de Elche or Pantheon of Quijano, to name a few of them.
Its port, exit area of the Volvo Ocean Race regatta, has a Cruise Terminal. Next to the port area is Playa del Postiguet, one of the busiest one, next to San Juan in the Northern area, and La Albufereta. In the South, that of Los Saladares.