Orihuela´s Holy week is declared of international touristic interest

Image: “El Lavatorio” (1758). Font: http://www.semanasantaorihuela.com/ In Spain, during the Holy Week we commemorate a Christian tradition: the suffering, death and resurrection of Christ. Depending on the lunar calendar, Holy Week takes place in spring, between months of March and April. The first day is Easter Wednesday. Until Easter Sunday many of the cities and towns of Spain celebrates numerous processions....

Zenia Boulevard in Orihuela Costa is the largest shopping centre in all the province of Alicante

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Do you live in Orihuela Costa, are you on holidays near the beaches of Orihuela or just live nearby? In this post we offer you an alternative to enjoy your free time in an open shopping centre located between the provinces of Alicante and Murcia. It is La Zenia Boulevard. Designed as if it were a coastal and friendly town,...

Historical and cultural interest monuments. Visit the Archpriest Church of Torrevieja ”Inmaculada Concepción”

On our tour of the main corners of the Mediterranean Sea, this time we will stop to know the most important characteristics of a historic building located in the beautiful city of Torrevieja. We refer to the Church of “Inmaculada Concepción”. It is located in the main square called Constitution Square, in the heart of the city of Torrevieja,...

Enjoy a trip to Tabarca Island (II). Places to visit on Tabarca Island

Puerta de Tabarca
In our previous post, we realised that Tabarca Island is a treasure within reach of the many visitors to nearby cities such as Benidorm, Alicante, Santa Pola, La Marina, Guardamar, Torrevieja and Orihuela Costa. It is located in the Mediterranean Sea, just 8 kilometers from the port of Santa Pola and 22 kilometers from Alicante. These are two of...

Excursion to Ifach Rock in Calpe

Many visitors from Finestrat and surrounding areas go to Calpe to visit one of the most lovely, tourist and natural landscape sites in Costa Blanca. Only a little more than 30 minutes from this beautiful seaside town is Mediterranean Garden Luxury Villas Residential by Mahersol located in Finestrat. The Natural Park of Ifach Rock is undoubtedly the most representative icon...

Enjoy a trip to Tabarca Island (I)

Iglesia de Isla Tabarca
Only 30 hectares, 1.800 meters long and 450 wide, Tabarca Island, or also known as Isla Plana or New Tabarca. It is the largest island in Valencian Community, and in turn the only inhabited island of the Levantine autonomous community. Locally known as Tabarca Island it is near La Cantera, La Galera and Neo islets, and together form the Tabarca...

The history of Holy Week

The processions of Holy Week (Easter) are eagerly awaited by the Spanish because of the atmosphere during those days. Mystery, tradition, music and a familiar mood are present. The Holy Week festivities begin on Palm Sunday and continue with various processions.   However, do you really know its history? A procession is a religious parade in which people take a walk...

Enjoy the Holy Week holidays to explore beaches and natural places surrounding the environment of Torrevieja

Torrevieja´s Easter Week image. Font. Declared of provincial tourist interest, Torrevieja´s Easter Week is one of the most interesting in the region of Vega Baja, after Orihuela. From Eastern Friday until resurrection Sunday, this city of Alicante celebrates several religious ceremonies and mainly processions that relate the life, death and resurrection of Christ. Below you will find the most interesting with...

Welcome to one of the most attractive Elche’s places: “El Palmeral”

Nice to see you all again! Today we visit one of the places which was awarded the Heritage of Humanity 17 years ago, located in Elche and considered  its most important place. El Palmeral. El Palmeral contains around 200,000 palm trees and covers 500 hectares in the city centre.  It is the biggest palm tree park in Europe and is...

Shops and restaurants of Zenia Boulevard shopping Center in Orihuela Costa

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Zenia Boulevard shopping center of Orihuela Costa has more than 150 establishments, characterized by their diversity, quality and price. Among them are Zara, Alcampo, Decathlon, Primark, Leroy Merlin, Conforama, Norauto, Media Markt, Lefties, H&M, C&A and Massimo Dutti, among others. In addition, we have at our disposal several exclusive stores like Guess, Geox, Vía di Milano (Armani, Dolce &...