Category: History

Caves in the Marina Alta

Normally we spend our days in the towns in the Costa Blanca. However today we want to spend a day in a more adventurous way, we go exploring four caves. We find these caves in the Marina Alta area, around Dénia and Jávea. They all...

Another Day in Santa Pola

We talked about the beautiful coastal town south of Alicante in earlier blogs, however, we want to invite you to spend another day in Santa Pola with us. We already explained about the usual things you can do there, like a trip to Tabarca and...

Another Day in Alicante

We talked about the Capital of our province in earlier blogs, however, we want to invite you to another day in Alicante. The city buzzes with activities and has a lot to offer. Today we highlight some fun activities that we have not mentioned before....

Spanish and English Christmas Traditions

The season of Christmas is upon us. We all have our traditions of spending this time with family and relatives. The Costa Blanca is home to many different nationalities, and many of them read our regular blogs. That’s why TheCostaBlancaGuide decided to write a few...

Dutch and Norwegian Christmas Traditions

The season of Christmas is upon us. We all have our traditions of spending this time with family and relatives. The Costa Blanca is home to many different nationalities, and many of them read our regular blogs. That’s why TheCostaBlancaGuide decided to write a few...

What to do when it rains, part 2

What to do on the Costa Blanca when it rains? The cold season is slowly approaching and this means it can get chilly, windy and some days it may even rain, even though the Costa Blanca is well-known for its beautiful weather and many sandy...

A day in Agost

Today we spend a day in Agost, a small town in the inland region of l’Alacantí at just 18 kilometers from Alicante. This village maintains its traditions, lots of potteries still produce their artisan products. There is even a pottery Museum, where we can learn...

A day in Bolulla

Today we spend a day in Bolulla, the tiny village a few kilometers inland from Benidorm. Bolulla looks like a quiet magical place, like a small crack in time where we return to agriculture and crowded one-floor houses. There is only a small amount of...

A day in Ibi

Today we spend a day in Ibi, the town that forms part of the Foia de Castalla, a region of l’Alcoià. This area is one of the most interesting places of our geography as far as interior tourism is concerned. Ibi is located east of...