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Orihuela Costa And The Surrounding Area

Thanks to its outstanding location in the south of the Costa Blanca, Orihuela Costa is very well connected to the surrounding towns and cities, giving you plenty of options for day trips during your stay on the Orihuela Costa.


Orihuela

Located at the foot of the Sierra de Orihuela mountains, Orihuela city is the seat of government for the city and the municipality of Orihuela, and presides over the Orihuela Costa.

Orihuela city is steeped in history and grandeur, and at its architecture and atmosphere could not be any further away from that you will experience on the Orihuela Costa.


Torrevieja

The city of Torrevieja has a land border with Orihuela Costa in Punta Prima and is famed for its association with the salt and fishing industry.

The salt lakes are a natural attraction, and at some point in your life you will have come into contact with salt from the lakes in Torrevieja, whether it be through food or having been spread on icy roads as the salt from the lakes is processed and exported overseas.


Alicante

Alicante is a port city on the Costa Blanca, although most peoples connection with the city will be the airport as there first point of contact with the city and indeed spain.

Like many cities around the world, there are old and new parts. More defining for Alicante is the old part, where the medieval Castillo de Santa Bárbara atop a hill overlooks the city below, a location that provides magnificent uninterrupted 360° views inland and across the Mediterranean.


Benidorm

Until the 1960s Benidorm was a tiny Spanish fishing village, now it is an extremely popular holiday destination that is more well known for its nightlife as opposed to it sandy beaches.

Benidorm’s old town with its narrow streets retains the town historical past, but the new town more favoured by holidaymakers is palmed lined roads with bars, restaurants, cafes and high-rise residential buildings and hotels.


Cartagena

Cartagena is a port city, and more importantly for the defence of Spain home to a large naval base. An extremely historic city, its founding history can be traced back to the Carthaginians around 220 B.C.

Cartagena’s historic past remains visible today through Roman ruins, murals and mosaics that remain in situ and attract visitors from near and far.


Murcia

Murcia is another city of significant historical interest, with the Plaza Cardenal Belluga being the city’s showpiece and where the cathedral provides for an architectural clash with the more modern nearby city hall.

The city of Murcia, is the provincial capital for the region of Murcia which is renowned for its vineyards and agricultural produce.

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