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Alicante travel tips

1) Explore the traditional local cuisine in Alicante

The variety of food in Alicante abounds, but the most favourite product is rice. In this Valencian area, you can find many dishes akin to paella with simmered rice. You can try arroz al horno or arroz a banda with meat, seafood or vegetables for lunch. Light snacks or tapas are usually served for dinner at bars. As for dessert, turron is an authentic speciality in Alicante. It's a kind of nougat with almonds and honey, especially popular at Christmas.

2) Los Luceros square is the heart of festivals in Alicante

Los Luceros square is one of the symbolic places in Alicante. It's a place where all local festivals take place. As a part of las Hogueras, the famous firecracker shows occur in Los Luceros. The square is situated in the city centre of Alicante.

3) Go to the port in Alicante where the city life is humming

The port of Alicante abounds in restaurants. You can choose from an extensive number of cafes serving various delicacies, specialities, and beverages. In the central part of the marina, the restaurant Dársena is specialising in rice dishes and fresh seafood. Casino Mediterráneo is situated in the inner harbour, offering not only gambling but dishes of European and local cuisines.

Travelers usually depart from Athens International, Athens Train Station, Athens - Kifissos, Athens - Karolou, or Athens-Agioi Anargyroi when they travel from Athens to Alicante. Book your trip to arrive at Alicante–Elche, Alicante Bus station, or Alicante Train Station. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Vueling, Wizz Air, easyJet, and Aegean. Athens and Alicante have 401 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Athens to Alicante

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
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VuelingVLGVYNoOpens 168 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
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AegeanAEEA3YesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Athens?
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What are the most popular routes to and from Alicante?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Alicante and London, Reykjavik, Manchester, Tallinn, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Nottingham, Dublin, Glasgow, Bristol, Newcastle upon Tyne, Leeds, Riga, Belfast, Toronto, Aberdeen, Exeter, Bournemouth, Doncaster.
Which airports are there in Athens?
Athens is mainly served by Athens International. But there are other airports nearby, including Athen Helenikon Airport.
What airports are near Athens?
The main airport in Athens is Athens International. It is also served by Milos Island National, Kalamata International, Araxos.
What airports are near Alicante?
The main airport in Alicante is Alicante–Elche. It is also served by Valencia, Alicante–Elche, Ibiza, Almería, Región de Murcia, Castellón–Costa Azahar, Murcia–San Javier.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Athens and Alicante?
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What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Athens and Alicante?
Currently, you can fly between Athens and Alicante with Ryanair, Vueling, Wizz Air, easyJet, Aegean.
When's the best time to travel between Athens and Alicante?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Athens and Alicante, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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