The 1912 palatial hotel was built on the former site of the palace of the Duke and Duchess of Medinaceli. A string of famous guests have stayed here from Salvador Dali to novelist Isabel Allende and movie director Richard Attenborough, but well-heeled business travelers tend to dominate. The entrance hall, decorated with murals of Italian [...]
Tag: Alicante festivals
Alicante celebrates the arrival of summer with the Bonfires of San Juan. In an atmosphere of music, colour, fireworks and extravagance, thousands of people throng the streets to experience this fiesta which pays tribute to fire. Dates from Jun 20, 2012 to Jun 24, 2012.
This celebration is a tribute to the sailors of Torrevieja (Alicante province), who travelled to trade with Cuba, bringing these popular melodies back with them. Dates from Jul 23, 2012 to Jul 29, 2012.
Every year the coastal city of Alicante celebrates a date with the most modern trends in music at its International Contemporary Music Festival.
This musical event has gone from strength to strength each year, thanks to performances by talented, internationally prestigious guitarists, along with up-and-coming young names that use the festival to launch their careers. The concerts take in different musical styles with the guitar as protagonist, and are held outdoors, in different locations around the city.