8 days in Alicante & Benidorm Itinerary

8 days in Alicante & Benidorm Itinerary

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8 days in Alicante & Benidorm Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Alicante
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Benidorm
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: London

3
nights
Alicante

Alicante ©
As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Step out of Alicante to go to Torrevieja and see Las Salinas de Torrevieja, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Explanada de Espana, take in nature's colorful creations at El Palmeral, appreciate the views at Guadalest Valley, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Maria.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Alicante trip planner .

London, UK to Alicante is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in Alicante at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Benidorm.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

El Palmeral, Las Salinas de Torrevieja
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Castillo de Santa Barbara ©
Castillo de Santa Barbara
Explanada de Espana ©
Explanada de Espana
Room Escape Games

4
nights
Benidorm

Benidorm ©
A major seaside resort on the famous Costa Blanca, Benidorm was built compactly, thanks to the foresight of a local government administrator in the 1960s, who had a vision for a holiday destination that would grow upwards.
Take a break from Benidorm with a short trip to Peñón de Ifac Natural Park in Calpe, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Mundomar, kick back and relax at Poniente Beach, wander the streets of El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Benidorm road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Alicante to Benidorm takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a tram. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Benidorm

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Altea, Calpe
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Mundomar ©
Mundomar
Poniente Beach ©
Poniente Beach
Playa de Levante ©
Playa de Levante

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