6 things to do in Alicante in the winter

things to do in Alicante in the winter

Weather in Alicante in winter

Are you sick of winter? If there is a destination that seems to escape bad weather, this is Alicante. In Alicante you can enjoy more than 300 sunny days a year. This summer paradise is not only a summer paradise but can easily become your winter wonderland as well. 

Whether you enjoy outdoor activities or appreciate tradition and culture, Alicante in the winter is sure to leave you recharged for your daily life once your vacation comes to an end. 

To make your next trip unforgettable, we share with you 6 things to do in Alicante in the winter.

Visit the Mercado Central

things to do in Alicante in the winter

Located in the very heart of the city, the central market offers a perfect escape from the cold winter weather. An authentic famous market, full of fresh and manufactured products the market is located in a beautiful building from the beginning of the 20th century. Even if you are not a gastronomy fan, the market is worth visiting if only out of curiosity and to experience the vibrant atmosphere.

Michelin stars restaurants

For foodies with a taste for culinary excellence, Alicante has a vast amount of Michelin-starred restaurants throughout the province that is, of course, worth a visit. Whether you fancy traditional, modern, contemporary or fusion cuisines you are in for an astonishing dinner. Check the full guide HERE.

The Canelobre caves

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A hidden secret in Alicante, the Canelobre caves offer an exceptional experience. The caves are the highest in Spain, dating back 7 million years and are constantly 17 degrees. Used by the republicans during the Spanish civil war as a repair shop for aircraft engines, the caves are surely worth a visit. 

Rio Safari

Why not dress up warm and experience the animals of Rio Safari in Elche? Located in a beautiful palm tree field, the park offers a wide selection of activities ranging from daily demonstrations and animal encounters to picnic areas, restaurants and go karting. 

Discover the tea house Carmen del Campillo

Make sure to cozy up with a warm cup of tea at the Carmen del Campillo. Located in Crevillente south of Alicante city, this Moroccan-style tea house is described as an oasis and “mini Alhambra palace”. Enjoy tea (they offer over 70 kinds) and traditional sweet pastries and experience the beautiful interior and gardens.

Relax in the “Jardin de los sentidos”

Located in Altea north of Alicante city are the beautiful botanical gardens “el Jardín de los Sentidos”. Described as a tropical paradise with more than 400 plant species from all over the world, it is undoubtedly a magical place worth a visit whether you just want to go for a stroll, have a drink or do yoga. 

Rent a car in Alicante

The beautiful province of Alicante still has a lot to offer even during the colder months. Jump in your car and see if you can cross off all these things on our list. 

Don’t have a car? Check out our availability and rates and hire car in Alicante airport with us. We offer a meet and greet service in the airport to ensure your vacation is off to a good start, and with no deposit charged, you have a little extra spending money. Lastly, full cover included for two drivers for a hassle free car rental.

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