Best time to visit Alicante

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2 THINGS TO DO IN ALICANTE (AUGUST 10 - AUGUST 20)

Spanish Ham (Jamón) with Melon

Spanish Ham (Jamón) with Melon

May–September • food

A simple but beautiful and healthy summer snack

Anchovies in Vinegar (Boquerones en Vinagre)

Anchovies in Vinegar (Boquerones en Vinagre)

June–August • food

It is especially pleasant to go to the bar on a hot summer day, drink a glass of ice-cold beer and eat Boquerones en Vinagre!

6 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Hogueras de San Juan

Hogueras de San Juan

June 23–June 24 • event

Light up some bonfires, enjoy the fireworks and participate in some interesting customs on summer’s shortest night

Els Enfarinats

Els Enfarinats

December 28 • event

Every year the town of Ibi is seized by frantic soldiers who reestablish new justice with flour bombs, eggs, and firecrackers

Villajoyosa Moors & Christians Festival

Villajoyosa Moors & Christians Festival

July 24–July 31 (canceled in 2020) • event

For eight days, the whole city returns to the past by recreating a spectacular and brilliant battle that occurred in 1538

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

December 31–January 01 • event

Eating 12 grapes, wearing red coloured underwear and preparing a special cake is only a part of the incredible celebration in Spain

Christmas Sweets

Christmas Sweets

late December–early January • food

Treat yourself to real Christmas sweets favoured by Spaniards

Turrón

Turrón

early December–early January • food

Turrón has confidently passed through centuries, using the traditional ingredients of the Moors: almonds, honey, egg yolks and sugar

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