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Explanada de Espana

Paseo de la explanada | Puerta del Mar hasta el Parque de Canalejas, Alicante, Spain
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Paseo de la explanada | Puerta del Mar hasta el Parque de Canalejas, Alicante, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As the title says, this street is a must experience attraction while in Alicante. Lots of little stalls to observe as you browse. Great how the older residents sit and watch the world go by. This street is kept very clean considering how many people...More

Thank MrsKJoB
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice esplanade with good beaches, bars and restaurants. The weather and temperature was excellent in september:?30 c

Thank Antal v
Reviewed 5 days ago

You'll find your normal touristy restaurants along the building front, and a nice outdoor market during the summer months (was there start of September). Nice to see the Spanish oldies sitting with each other late at evening.

Thank Jalexscott
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a lovely area of the city. Near the marina but not too far from the town itself. The little craft shops are great and the coffee bars excellent. To walk this area in the shade is just lovely. Not 5* because there was a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of market stalls here selling just about anything Open till late at night and very good value and lots of nice seating areas Be aware of the restaurants pestering you to eat at their restaurant which are located alongside this area

Thank Lynda K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This run's along the main road opposite the marina, beautifully maintained, so beautifully put together, you can stroll, shop, eat, drink, you name it this area has it... Lot's of architecture to see in the mix of buildings, so, so many thing's to see and...More

Thank Beckyboop_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent much of our day in Alicante taking a very long walk through the central part of the city. When we were just about exhausted from our long walk and the heat, we headed for the Explanada de Espana to find a cool, shady...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely promenade. It's parrallel to the beach/marina on one side and cafes on the other.. It's tiled with unusual mosaic. It's clean, well lit at night. It's a lovely walk at night. There are lots of stalls selling lots of bags,ornaments and...More

Thank Geraldine N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Local area for walking, sitting, chatting, visiting the market stalls. Bustle but in a nice way .. Lovely atmosphere to chill in the evening

Thank CrystalTips2109
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and starting point for holiday wanderings. Lots of restaurants but we found it best to wander off the strip for the best less touristy ones. Good atmosphere to stop for an ice cream and people watch. You'll also find McDonald's and Burger King...More

Thank Naomi L
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18 August 2017|
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Response from Szabolcs S | Reviewed this property |
It was quite hot outside until the evening... We weren't looking for things to do as a family with children, but nothing really popped out. There was an amusement park nearby, but that's not for a toddler (1-3 yo). We didn't... More
20 March 2017|
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Response from Ana R | Reviewed this property |
You can type "alicante turismo" in google and it will lead you to the city tourism website. It is available in English, Spanish, French and German and you can take a look to the festivals and activities. If you like to... More
24 April 2016|
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Response from Albertocampellos | Reviewed this property |
It is just opposite to the hotel Melia in the bottom of the mountain. Is a sign. Just go through the tunnel and you will find the lift. Hope it´s ok