Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals
The cruise port in Alicante Spain (Port de Alicante) is located just west of the Alicante Marina. It is within walking distance of most of the city attractions.
Please note that business hours in Alicante are from 9:30 - 14:00 and from 17:00 - 20:00. In addition, most shops are closed on Sundays, so it is important to plan your visit accordingly.
A free shuttle runs between cruise ships and the Port Entrance. Postiguet Beach and the Esplanade are a short walk way.
The transportation system in Alicante Spain is comprised of a bus system and a tram network.
The tram network has five lines. Bus tickets cost €1.45 per ride.
International ferry service runs from Alicante to Algiers, Oran and Mostaganem in Algeria.
Domestic ferry service operates from Denia to Ibiza, Mallorca, Formentera and San Antonio in the Balearic Islands. Denia is located 90 km east of Alicante Spain.
The top tourist attractions in Alicante Spain are the following:
For comprehensive tourist information please access the Alicante Spain Vacation Guide.
For cruise passengers departing in Alicante, a visit to Madrid is strongly recommended. Madrid is located 426 km northwest of Alicante.
For comprehensive tourist information on Spain's capital city, please visit the Madrid City Guide.
The Euro is used throughout Spain.
Alicante has a wonderful warm climate that is pleasant throughout the year.
Average monthly temperatures (centigrade) and precipitation amounts received (millimeters) are as follows:
WiFi service is available at many cafes and restaurants located near the cruise terminal.