61th International Contest of Habaneras and Polyphony

From 19th until 25th July the historical open area of Eras de la Sal holds the 61th Anniversary of the International Contest of Habaneras and Polyphony, declared of International Tourist Interest and Medal of Cultural Merit by Generalitat Valenciana. The opening night, starting at 23:00 pm, will be starring by vocal soloist gala with Indira Ferrer, Mario González, Juan Gallego,...

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...

Main religious and Christian events of Orihuela´s Easter Week

Images coming from http://www.semanasantaorihuela.com/ In the previous post we knew the main charms of Orihuela´s Easter Week. It's time to discover the various events this city of Alicante celebrates annually to commemorate the life, death and resurrection of Christ. Ash Wednesday “Cuaresma” or Lent begins with a mass in which the ash is imposed. Thus begins a series of moves of processional...

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...

Welcome to Paradise, a beach in Villajoyosa with natural charms

Villajoyosa (also known as La Vila Joiosa) has over twelve kilometers of beaches and coves in the Costa Blanca Mediterranean Sea. Most are fine golden sand, but also with smooth loose stone and pebbles. For the more adventurous, Villajoyosa has also several coves and sea caves that are accessible walking, swimming or in small boats. The mutual point to...

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,...

It is now time for one of the most charismatic festivals of the year, Halloween

Halloween is a holiday that is celebrated on 31 October and today, although its origin is very different, is intended for young people, who, during the eve of this day, come to the doors of their neighbours with the famous trick or treating for sweets and candy. This festivity, of Anglo-Saxon origin, is celebrated in many parts of the world such as the...

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 &...

Discover the advantages and products of the Ciudad Quesada market

Ciudad Quesada market is celebrated on Sundays. It is especially interesting for people who, given their work and professional commitments, cannot do their shopping during the week, and is very convenient for all those who live in the area of Ciudad Quesada, Doña Pepa, Lo Marabú, Montebello, Monteazul, Lomas de la Juliana, Montemar Castle, Algorfa, Formentera and surrounding areas. Fresh...

Discovering Santa Bárbara’s Castle, located in the beautiful city of Alicante

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Once again, we get immersed in one of the most important historic memorials in the province, the Santa Bárbara´s Castle. We can find this great fortress over the Benacantil mountain, which has an altitude of 181,54 metres. From there, we can see the whole Alicante's harbour and its surroundings. It is considered an advantage as it gives, or used...