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Alicante, Spain Luxury Cruises

Situated on Spain’s fantastic Costa Blanca, the historic port of Alicante is one of the Mediterranean’s most popular cruise destinations. The city’s superb coastline, bustling city centre and excellent nightlife attract visitors from across the world. The area is also home to a marvellous range of shops, restaurants and museums as well as a wide range of exciting activities aimed at tourists. Alicante’s rich culture and heritage is also visible throughout the city, with a collection of castles, monasteries and other historic structures open to the public. Known as one of Spain’s premier tourist hotspots, this city has something for everyone.

Sightseeing in Alicante

Alicante is littered with exhilarating activities for visitors to enjoy, from hiking through the Sierra de Aitana Mountains' stunning natural landscape to playing a relaxing game of golf on one of the city’s fabulous courses. Thrill-seekers can also have a go at skydiving or a range of water sports along the city’s coastline including scuba diving, jet skiing, windsurfing and canoeing. Alternatively, visitors may wish to relax on one of Alicante’s pristine beaches, which are recognised as some of the best that Spain has to offer. The city is also home to a range of historic monuments and sight-seeing opportunities:

Castle of Santa Barbara

Standing on the top of Mount Benacantil, Alicante’s Castle of Santa Barbara overlooks the city, offering spectacular views of the surrounding area. The castle was erected in the 9th century and is one of Spain’s most impressive medieval fortresses.

San Nicolas Cathedral

The San Nicolas Cathedral was constructed during the 17th century and has a traditional renaissance and baroque architectural design. The cathedral is located within Alicante’s old town and is well known locally for its gorgeous surrounding gardens and tremendous blue dome.

Island of Tabarca

This beautiful island lies of the coast of Alicante and is accessible by boat from the mainland. Sometimes referred to as the Flat Island, Tabarca has an intriguing history. Once used by pirates as a safe haven from which to attack the mainland, the island has a unique atmosphere as well as a collection of interesting historic monuments.

Shopping in Alicante

Authentic Spanish market stalls can be found along the Explanada d’Espanya selling a variety of clothes and jewellery. The city’s main marketplace, however, is named Mercado Central de Alicante and is located in within a grand building with a wonderful facade in the centre of the city. Mercado Central de Alicante is particularly popular with locals and sells a variety of produce including cheeses, vegetables, fruit and meat as well as flowers and other souvenirs. For a more opulent shopping experience, visitors should head to the Alicante Marina where a range of high-end retailers are located.

Eating out in Alicante

The Alicante Marina is home to a selection of fine-dining and luxurious restaurants serving a variety of tempting cuisine. All over the city, a plethora of authentic Spanish and Mediterranean restaurants serving authentic local dishes can be found, alongside many other reputable eateries with international cuisine from tasty Indian and Mexican food to excellent steakhouses. Popular fast food establishments are also distributed throughout the city for visitors looking for something more familiar.

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1 Western Europe Mosaic
18 May 2019 - 12 nights

Barcelona, Spain | Alicante | Granada (Malaga) | Gibraltar | Arrecife, Canary Islands | Santa Cruz (Tenerife), Canary Islands, Spain | Las Palmas, Spain | Tangier, Morocco | Seville (Cadiz) | Lisbon, Portugal | Lisbon, Portugal more

Fly Cruise£4249pp
Cruise Only£3879pp
2 Spanish Silhouettes
06 June 2019 - 10 nights

Barcelona, Spain | Valencia, Spain | Alicante | Malaga, Spain | Seville (Cadiz) | Almeria | Cartagena, Spain | Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain | Palma De Mallorca | Palamos, Spain | Barcelona, Spain more

OLife Ultimate - It's ALL included
Fly Cruise£3099pp
Cruise Only£2889pp
3 Barcelona to Lisbon
28 June 2019 - 7 nights

Barcelona, Spain | Toulon, France | Ajaccio, Corsica, France | Mahon, Spain | Alicante | Granada (Malaga) | Seville (Cadiz) | Lisbon, Portugal more

Fly Cruise£2929pp
Cruise Only£2669pp
4 Western Mediterranean
18 September 2019 - 12 nights

Barcelona, Spain | Valencia, Spain | Alicante | Gibraltar | Malaga, Spain | Marseille | Nice | Florence | Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy | Naples | Barcelona, Spain more

Fly Cruise£4299pp
Cruise Only£4129pp
5 Barcelona to Rome
19 September 2019 - 12 nights

Barcelona, Spain | Alicante | Granada (Malaga) | Lanzarote | Santa Cruz (Tenerife), Canary Islands, Spain | Las Palmas, Spain | Tangier, Morocco | Cartagena, Spain | Monte Carlo, Monaco | Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy more

OLife Ultimate - It's ALL included
Fly Cruise£2739pp
Cruise Only£2529pp
6 Lisbon to Monte Carlo
29 September 2019 - 7 nights

Lisbon, Portugal | Seville (Cadiz) | Malaga, Spain | Alicante | Palma De Mallorca | Barcelona, Spain | Marseille | Monte Carlo, Monaco more

Fly Cruise£2249pp
Cruise Only£2119pp
7 Chateaux & Saints
02 October 2019 - 12 nights

Southampton | St. Peter Port, Channel Islands | Brest | La Rochelle | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Lisbon, Portugal | Lisbon, Portugal | Seville (Cadiz) | Granada (Malaga) | Alicante | Barcelona, Spain more

OLife Ultimate - It's ALL included
Fly Cruise£2849pp
Cruise Only£2769pp
8 Western Mediterranean
12 October 2019 - 12 nights

Barcelona, Spain | Valencia, Spain | Alicante | Gibraltar | Malaga, Spain | Marseille | Nice | Florence | Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy | Naples | Barcelona, Spain more

Fly Cruise£3179pp
Cruise Only£2989pp
9 Miami to Miami
06 January 2020 - 131 nights

Miami, Florida | Georgetown (Grand Cayman) | Cartagena, Colombia | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | San Juan Del Sur | Puerto Quetzal | Zihuatanejo (Ixtapa), Mexico | Cabo San Lucas | San Diego | San Francisco | San Francisco | Honolulu | Honolulu | Kahului | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Fakarava | Moorea | Papeete | Papeete | Bora Bora | Pago Pago, American Samoa | Apia, Samoa | Lautoka | Auckland, New Zealand | Auckland, New Zealand | Tauranga | Napier | Wellington | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane | Airlie Beach, Australia | Cairns | Cooktown | Darwin | Bali | Bali | Surabaya | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Penang | Langwaki | Phuket | Colombo | Colombo | Cochin | Mangalore | Goa (Mormugao) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Muscat, Oman | Fujairah | Dubai | Abu Dhabi | Khasab | Salalah | Aqaba | Luxor (Safaga) | Luxor (Safaga) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Ephesus (Kusadasi) | Piraeus (Athens), Greece | Sicily,(Catania) | Sorrento | Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Monte Carlo, Monaco | Barcelona, Spain | Barcelona, Spain | Alicante | Malaga, Spain | Ponta Delgada, Azores | Hamilton | Hamilton | Miami, Florida more

Fly Cruise£51879pp
Cruise OnlyCall
10 San Francisco To San Francisco
24 January 2020 - 131 nights

San Francisco | Honolulu | Honolulu | Kahului | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Fakarava | Papeete | Moorea | Papeete | Bora Bora | Pago Pago, American Samoa | Apia, Samoa | Lautoka | Auckland, New Zealand | Auckland, New Zealand | Tauranga | Napier | Wellington | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane | Airlie Beach, Australia | Cairns | Cooktown | Darwin | Bali | Bali | Surabaya | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Penang | Langwaki | Phuket | Colombo | Colombo | Cochin | Mangalore | Goa (Mormugao) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Muscat, Oman | Fujairah | Dubai | Abu Dhabi | Khasab | Salalah | Aqaba | Luxor (Safaga) | Luxor (Safaga) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Ephesus (Kusadasi) | Piraeus (Athens), Greece | Sicily,(Catania) | Sorrento | Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Monte Carlo, Monaco | Barcelona, Spain | Barcelona, Spain | Alicante | Malaga, Spain | Ponta Delgada, Azores | Hamilton | Hamilton | Miami, Florida | Cartagena, Colombia | Colon | Panama Canal | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | San Juan Del Sur | Puerto Quetzal | Acapulco | Mazatlan | Cabo San Lucas | San Diego | San Francisco more

Fly Cruise£56869pp
Cruise Only£53369pp
11 Miami To Barcelona
03 April 2020 - 14 nights

Miami, Florida | King's Wharf | King's Wharf | Funchal (Madeira), Portugal | Malaga, Spain | Alicante | Barcelona, Spain more

Exclusive to six star cruises
Fly Cruise£4939pp
Cruise Only£4399pp
12 Rome (Civitavecchia) To Miami
29 April 2020 - 18 nights

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Monte Carlo, Monaco | Barcelona, Spain | Barcelona, Spain | Alicante | Malaga, Spain | Ponta Delgada, Azores | Hamilton | Hamilton | Miami, Florida more

Fly Cruise£7179pp
Cruise OnlyCall
13 Spain, France, Italy
20 May 2020 - 10 nights

Barcelona, Spain | Alicante | Cadiz, Spain | Gibraltar | Sete | Toulon, France | Florence | Ajaccio, Corsica, France | Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy more

Fly Cruise£5869pp
Cruise OnlyCall
14 Barcelona to Monte Carlo
16 June 2020 - 10 nights

Barcelona, Spain | Alicante | Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain | Palermo | Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy | Portofino | Ajaccio, Corsica, France | St. Tropez, France | Monte Carlo, Monaco | Monte Carlo, Monaco more

Fly Cruise£5779pp
Cruise Only£6149pp
15 Iberian Summer
06 July 2020 - 12 nights

Barcelona, Spain | Port Vendres | Soller, Mallorca, Spain | Alicante | Lisbon, Portugal | Lisbon, Portugal | Portimao (Algarve) - Portugal | Tangier, Morocco | Melilla,Spanish Morocco, Spain | Cartagena, Spain | Valencia, Spain | Barcelona, Spain more

Fly Cruise£6459pp
Cruise Only£5699pp
16 London (Southampton) to Monte Carlo
30 August 2020 - 15 nights

Southampton | Honfleur | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Biarritz | Ferrol | Oporto | Lisbon, Portugal | Alicante | Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain | Barcelona, Spain | St. Tropez, France | Monte Carlo, Monaco | Monte Carlo, Monaco more

Exclusive to six star cruises
Fly Cruise£8849pp
Cruise Only£8579pp
17 Barcelona To Miami
13 November 2020 - 15 nights

Barcelona, Spain | Alicante | Malaga, Spain | Cadiz, Spain | Funchal (Madeira), Portugal | King's Wharf | King's Wharf | Miami, Florida more

Exclusive to six star cruises
Fly Cruise£5089pp
Cruise Only£4639pp
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