- Where to do bike touring?
Are you passionate about moving on bike, both in the city as well as through mountains or roads? Would you like to discover new places and do it in an active and unique way? If so, bike touring in Alicante is a great option for you and your family. We are sure that in the area of Alicante you could find that route with which you always dreamed and which you will remember for a long time. Besides, you can stay with all the comforts at Apartamentos Tito.
Alicante it is not a very big city and you can go easily all over on bike. Besides, if you stay in one of our apartments, for instance those located on San Agustin, you will be right in the heart of the city and you could move easily on bike from one part to another. Choose one of the rent a bike companies you can find in Alicante, or bring yours from home and prepare yourself to enjoy.
2. The best bicycle routes
If the capital of this area is fantastic to discover on bike, the province enjoys all sorts of attractions for that purpose. You can ride the bike on the road and find very picturesque villages, such as Altea or Xàbia, or you can get into the mountains, such as Bernia or Sierra de Aitana.
3. Aigües to Alicante road route
A great choice for those who really enjoy road routes, paths and villages, is the road which comes out from the place of Aigües and finishes in Alicante. This road has less than 30 kilometers. Through it you will enjoy magnificent views of Alicante coast, you will discover charming villages, such as Busot or Mutxamel. It is not about a difficult route.
4. From Arenales del Sol to Santa Pola
If you want to have the best views to the Mediterranean, as well as to the coast of Alicante, we highly recommend this route from Arenales del Sol to Santa Pola. It is a short route, but is well worth visiting.
Bike touring is a resource increasingly used in Alicante. The diversity of landscapes in this area, its good weather and its excellent roads makes it an essential place for all kind of trips on bike. Let’s practice some of the most beautiful routes on bike through Alicante.
Enjoy a paella , after resting in Apartmentos Tito and sunbathing on the beach, is one of the best experiences you can have during your stay in Alicante.
The gastronomy of Alicante follows the trend of the Valencian Community. Rice, fish and vegetables are some of its protagonists, although we can not fail to try some of their most genuine dishes.
1. The dishes of Alicante
You can not resist to try “Arroz abanda “ or “ Arroz con costra” when you visit Alicante. The paellas of the orchard of the Marina Alta region are also a temptation difficult to overcome for rice lovers.
If you prefer vegetables you will not be able to resist the green beans and turnips of the Marina Baja, or the typical “Borreta”, a boil of spinach or chard.
Visiting one of the traditional restaurants of Alicante is a unique opportunity to try all these dishes and let us surprise with their flavors and nuances.
2. The salted
Another of the genuine gastronomic proposals of the Alicante lands are the salted products of various marine products, such as tuna, roe or herring .
In addition to having a unique flavor, these salted are the basis of various dishes, such as “Cocas”.
3. Signature cuisine.
Do you like to discover the cuisine of the best chefs? In the province of Alicante you will have the opportunity to discover the cuisine of some of the best chefs in the country, whose work has been recognized with several Michelin stars.
The restaurant of Quique Dacosta in Denia has 3 Michelin stars, while Bon Amb in Jávea and L’escaleta in Cocentaina have seen their work recognized with 2. For its part, La Finca, Casa Pepa in Ondara and El Monastrell have 1…
The best creative cuisine at your fingertips to enjoy your Alicante vacation!
4. Wine tourism in Alicante
If you like wine, you will not be able to resist making wine tourism during your holidays in Alicante.
One of the most important routes in the area is the Vinalopó Medio, from Monóvar to Pinoso. The numerous vineyards of the area will allow us to enjoy spectacular flavors and aromas.
In turn, one of the must-see destinations for wine lovers is Villena, an area full of large wineries and farms, which create mainly red wines.
When are you going to start enjoying the gastronomy of Alicante?
Almost 3,000 years of history treasure the blue waters and white sands of Alicante, the city adhering to the sun, the land of rice masters, the paradise of water sports and a cultural offer that never sleeps. Dreamy corners guarantee fun in any cycle of the year, postulating the winter as an excellent season to soak up the magic of the landscapes and contrasts of the Costa Blanca. Enjoy a holiday in Alicante in the winterperiod is an advantage for the spirit and wallet. Just follow this recommendations guide to squeeze your getaway to the maximum.
The sun shines more than 300 days a year for a microclimate that converts Alicante in the place of residence ideal for athletes in winter, thanks to a temperature that is around 16 degrees and not usually lower than 12. The rain is not lavish, so you will not remove the raincoat from the suitcase; Sometimes it will be enough with a half-time outfit.
2. Emblematic places
The Valleys Moriscos, half an hour from the coast of Alicante, are a treasure , palm trees and orchards that you can combine with another visit to the Caves of Canelobre(Busot), a surprise in the form of stalactites and stalagmites (guided tours, 3.50 and 7 euros). Another sight for the view is the Island of Tabarca, with 60 inhabitants and 22 kilometers from Alicante (it is reached by boat from the Marina, 19 euros free for children).
Walking along the sea heals the soul, so do not forget to watch the waves of Levante (Benidorm) beach, Carrer la Mar (El Campello), La Caleta (Villajoyosa), San Juan (TRAM leaves every half hour ) And Postiguet, with the option of playing volleyball under the eyes of the Castle of Santa Barbara (free admission). If you prefer different emotions to the tranquility that walks along, join the hiking trails or the attractions of Terra Mitica or the Aitana Safari if you are traveling with your family.
Don’t close your stay without booking at Apartamentos Tito and without sampling the mistela, horchata, fresh fish and culinary religion Alicante, rice (in some establishments you can choose between 20 varieties). In one of the “best places to eat in the world”, as Ferrán Adriá declared, the tapas collect applause (especially in the colorful neighborhood of Santa Cruz, the city’s most lauded)
As well as the artisan ice-cream and the wines of the land (wine tourism wins fans).
Beaches, food, museums or mountains are some of the thousand reasons to visit Alicante. Also in winter, where the sun does not hide and participate in fun, as a couple or family, with magnificent plans that make it the best destination on the Costa Blanc