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Alicante Nativity Scene Makes the Guinness Book Of World Records

This year Alicante’s giant Nativity scene makes the Guinness Book of World Records!

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Wizz Air To Have New UK Base In Cardiff For 2021

Low cost airline Wizz Air is opening a new base in Cardiff with flights from just £27.99 to Alicante.

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Christmas 2020 in Alicante

Due to Covid restrictions, this year Christmas will be celebrated slightly differently in Alicante. Read here to find out more!

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Alicante-Elche Airport To Have Name Change

It has now been confirmed that Alicante-Elche Airport is to be re-named renamed Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández after the Orihuela poet Miguel Hernandez.

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Alicante To Open Europe’s Largest Drive-in Cinema And Music Venue in June 2020

Cinemacar In Alicante

CINEMACAR opens to the public on 11th June 2020 in the Rabasa area of Alicante and is hailed as new concept of drive-in cinema with more than 45,000sqm of facilities dedicated to cinema, gastronomy and live music.

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Spain’s Mediterranean Diet Crowned Healthiest In The World

For the 3rd year in a row, the Mediterranean diet has been crowned the healthiest nutritional plan by a panel of doctors, nutritionists and fitness experts with its emphasis on plant-based foods, whole grains, lean protein and olive oil. Read more

Massive January Ryanair Sale To Alicante!

Ryanair is giving you the chance to beat the January winter blues and spend January in the Alicante sun! Read more

Workers In Spain Have Won Legal Right To Christmas Hamper

Spanish workers have just won the right to receive a free Christmas Hamper from their employers.
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Christmas Fireworks In Alicante

Alicante is planning two loud pyrotechnics events in the city’s Plaza de los Luceros during the Christmas period. The mascletas are scheduled for 31st December and again on 4th January both at 2pm.
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Alicante-Elche Airport Reaches 14 Million Passengers

On Monday November 25th 2019, Alicante-Elche airport beat its passenger record with the arrival of 14 million passengers with still more than a month to end of the year and it meant a Dutch visitor had a lovely surprise when she touched down at Alicante-Elche airport when she was declared the 14th million passenger to be welcomed this year.

The record milestone was marked by Alicante-Elche Airport Director Laura Navarro alongwith representatives of Spanish Airports and Air Navigation (AENA) who greeted her as she disembarked from a Transavia Boing 737-800 arriving from Eindhoven. The lady was presented with several gifts including a pass for the airport’s VIP lounge.