It is a city located in the Valencian Community, in the south of Spain, thanks to its geographical location it has a privileged climate practically all year round. It is the typical Spanish city designed for tourism, it has accommodation, restaurants, bars, nightlife, family activities, and much more.
If you decide to visit it in 2021, you will probably need a Covid-19 test (RT-PCR or antigens) to return to your country. At medmesafe, we have a collaborating accredited laboratory, which will allow you to perform your Covid-19 test for travel, with results in English and a QR Code.
We can offer one of our collaborating centers, located just 20 minutes from the airport, 9 minutes from the bus station and 7 minutes from the Alicante train station. Ideal to carry out your test in the morning and continue with your tourism activities.
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What to see in Alicante?
Free walking tour
The classic historical tour through the city center, where they will explain all its history, the origin of its architecture and the odd fact of interest. It ends with a visit to the City Hall Square, surrounded by spectacular gardens, it is an excellent spot for souvenir photos.
Castle of Santa Barbara
One of the most visited buildings in this city, located at the tip of Benantil, is of Arabic origin from the 9th century. During the years that the Civil War lasted, it was used as a prison, to lock up war criminals. You can take a tour where they tell you all the curiosities associated with this architectural monument.
St. Nicholas Cathedral
It has been built on the foundations of an old mosque, it is the most famous religious temple in the city, its architecture combines a mixture of Renaissance style with Gothic. Undoubtedly, a strong representation of how relevant the Arab heritage is in this city, it is visited annually by hundreds of thousands of believers.
Famous beaches of Alicante
As we said, it is a city with a privileged geographical location, its good climate almost all year round makes its beaches ideal for many tourists; Among the most famous we have: Playa de San Juan, Cala Cantalar, Playa del Postiguet, and Playa de la Albufereta.
At medmesafe, we place at your disposal a network of certified laboratories to carry out your PCR Test (throughout Spain), Home PCR Test, Rapid Antibody Test, and Rapid Antigen Test by contacting us through the following form.