Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca in Spain.
Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca in Spain is located just 35 kilometers south of the Alicante airport El Altet. This region of Costa Blanca features beautiful sandy beaches and the largest salt flats in Europe.
In Torrevieja you will find a large selection of international and Spanish restaurants. Torrevieja has a wide range of facilities which makes it a very popular destination for foreigners, a mere 2 and a half hour flight from England.
Torrevieja´s climate with more than 300 days of sunshine a year makes it a popular all year destination.
Its salt flats with 2 lagoons surrounding it are famous for being the home of some 250 different bird species. These lagoons have been designated as national parks and offer beautiful views including flamingos.From ancient Roman times the flats have been used for salt production and it still provide salt exportation today.
Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca in Spain features one of Spain’s best yacht clubs with berths for 1,500 boats. During Roman times Torrevieja used to be known for its outstanding port and the remains can still be seen at the tower of La Mata.
A wide variety of different sports are available in Torrevieja, flying club, athletics track covered tennis courts, sauna an many more.
Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca in Spain is a paradise for food lovers featuring all kinds of restaurants serving food from all over the world. Not to forget the fresh fish served at the Spanish restaurants.
Torrevieja also hold fiestas every no and then throughout the year. Visit the local tourist office to find out what goes on during your stay.
Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca in Spain features a great variety of thing to do no matter if you would like to indulge yourself in beach life, sport activities or walks in the nature. All under an everlasting sun, more than 300 days a year!
Torrevieja is an ancient port with history back to the Moor and Roman period. Rests of these ancient cultures still to be found were the watch towers of La Mata and El Moro is.
Other historic sites are the now open air theatre an ancient salt yard. Music festival held each year. As well is the old casino on the seafront. Built in 1887 and now turned into a cultural center.
The Habaneras music festival held each year is a soulfull celebration brought to Torrevieja in the 19th century through Torreviejas connection with La Habana in Cuba.
The salt flats surrounding the town is home of more than 250 different bird species. Among these flamingos which gives the visitors a beautiful scenery.
Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca in Spain offers all kinds of sport activities if you would like to burn some of the calories from the excellent restaurants throughout the town.
Torrevieja is near to other major coast resorts as Alicante with all kinds of shopping possibilities and Benidorm with Spain’s largest theme park Terra Mitica.
Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca in Spain offers all kinds of entertainment until the sun goes up. A wide variety of restaurants, bars and discos will keep you going throughout the night.
The best way to start is to go down to the marina and watch the sun go down from a street cafe wile the fishermen bring ashore the days catch.
Stroll along the street market held every evening during the summer. The place for art, handcrafts and clothing as well as all kinds of souvenirs.
When it comes to food all tastes are cared for in Torrevieja. There is a well of restaurants serving food from all over the world as well as local restaurants serving typical plates from the area as fish and rice stews and other fresh fish plates.
Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca in Spain also offers a large variety of bars to have a drink after your meal.
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There are also many local fiestas going on throughout the year:
The three wise men the 6th of January.
Carnaval in February.
Holy week processions during Easter.
San Juan in June.
Virgen de Carmen in July.
Check out the English Costa Blanca newspaper sold every Friday for what is going on during your stay.