Learn Spanish in Costa Blanca Spain
Learn Spanish in Alicante Costa Blanca Spain
Costa Blanca in the land of Valencia is a rich area, whose charm lies in its diversity: sea and mountain, irrigated areas and dry lands, calm corners and noisy tourist centres.
“Learn Spanish in Costa Blanca and enjoy your language stay on the Mediterranean Coast”
Alicante, Costa BLANCA, LAND OF VALENCIA
Alicante in the land of Valencia is a rich province, whose charm lies in its diversity: sea and mountain, irrigated areas and dry lands, calm corners and noisy tourist centres.
Benidorm is located 42 km up the coast to the north. It is the best tourist-town in all the Mediterranean. The excellent beaches of Levante and Poniente, the cafés, pubs and discotheques and the great Terra Mítica attraction park will guarantee your fun.
Further up North from Alicante, you will find the charm and class of Calpe, in the shadow of the Peñón de Ifach. Javea and Dénia are also worth a visit for the beauty of their old town- centres and beaches.
Towards the South of Alicante, the coast is flatter and there are extensive sandy areas and wetlands. Alongside Santa Pola beach, the Guardamar dunes and pine forest will lead you to Torrevieja, a tourist centre in the South of the province.
Inland, you must visit Guadalest – a typical town set in a dream-like landscape. Take the route of the castles and visit the La Mola Castle in Novelda or the La Atalaya Castle in Villena. The farthest one is Bañeres Castle, 82 km from Alicante. Walk around the palm tree forests in Elche, situated 59 km away, or around the historic town-centre of Orihuela.
There are mountains for horseback riding or biking, beaches for water sports, as well as golf courses to improve your swing.
The region: the Community of Valencia
The sea and the valleys full of vegetable plantations and fruit groves, the historic villages and the economically booming cities make for a region with an old history and an innovative economy, squarely facing the future.
The land of Valencia offers you an eminently Mediterranean landscape.
There are kilometres of coast combined with enormous coastal plains and mountains where you can enjoy the excellent climate all year round. Big cities and tourist centres with all kinds of services and activities mix with small and quiet villages, that have preserved their millenniums of history and culture, but at the same time stay open to the future.
Cities near Alicante: Valencia, Elche, Orihuela, Murcia...
The biggest city is Valencia, founded in the 2nd century B.C. Many historic events have left their imprint throughout the centuries and enriched the heritage of this city. Nowadays, it has become one of the most important Spanish cities in the cultural and economic fields. It is also the capital of the Community of Valencia.
A tour around the centre of the city will bring you closer to its history and some of the monuments like the Town Hall, the Post office building, the church Saint John of the Cross or the market of Christopher Columbus.
The coastal road will lead you to the harbour, to the Fish Market, or to the Royal Atarazanas (famous building) and the oceanfront walkway.
If you are attracted by modernity, visit the Valencia of the Third Millennium, with architecturally impressive City of Arts and Sciences.
In Elche - 60 km from Alicante, you can walk round the largest palm forest in Europe, declared Common Natural Heritage.
In Orihuela you can see the largest monumental grouping in the province – the gothic Cathedral of El Salvador (The Saviour), the Churches of San Jaime, Santa Justa (Just) and Santa Rufina, and its palaces and museums among palm trees
As you can see, this friendly land of Costa Blanca, where everybody is welcome, has a great variety of things to offer you.