Alicante is a small town facing the Mediterranean sea with about 320,000 inhabitants. The Alicante people are friendly and chatty.
The city offers everything you could wish: a nice beach, tasty restaurants, amazing walks up to the Santa Barbara Castle, a vibrant night life , cinemas, shopping centres and a casino.
The city has excellent comunication with the rest of the main cities of the country via express train or plane. By train you can get to Madrid in 2,5 hours and 3,5 hours to Barcelona.
Alicante has two Universities and together they host over 42,000 students a year so the city is full of young people from many differents countries.
Alicante people live their lives chilled and loud always getting ready for the next bank holiday.
Carnival , Santa Faz, Easter and Hogueras are some of the bank holiday events here.