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The best things to do in Altea

Are you organizing your trip and are unsure what to do in Altea? No worries, there are so many things to do in Altea you will be spoiled for choice! The city is located in the province of Alicante on the beautiful Costa Blanca on the Mediterranean Sea. It is north of Benidorm and south of Calpe and has about 25,000 inhabitants. 

Of all the places to visit in Altea, the beaches are famously beautiful spots to relax in the sun and bask in the Mediterranean climate. Altea has more than 6 km of coastline, made up of alternating cliffs and small bays. Of all the things to see in Altea, the beaches of La Olla, Cap Negret, Mascarat, la Roda, and Cap Blanch are the most recommended. 

Some of the top stuff to do in Altea proper includes the Torre de la Galera and Bellaguarda. The monastery of the Carmelites Descalzas and the Palau de Altea are other popular Altea attractions. The local cuisine is based on traditional fish, seafood, rice, and fresh garden vegetables. In fact, the restaurants in town are some of the main attractions in Altea!  Art lovers can also visit the range of museums in Altea while night owls can enjoy the thriving nightlife of this Mediterranean city. 

Altea is cheerful and full of life. The are plenty of fun Altea activities throughout the year and the city is home to many festivals like the Moros y Cristianos festival, the Fishing Festival in July, and the Fiesta de San Roque in August. You're sure to have a blast any time of year!
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