Mar 09 2017

Alicante Reservations

I admit to having had a few reservations about Alicante. As is usual with unfounded preconceptions, they were blown away when seeing the place first hand, while being tourists for a day, wine tasting and eating tapas. A beautiful old town beneath blue skies, overlooked by Castillo de Santa Barbara – worth a visit, offering the opportunity of a warm up for the walk ahead.

We got our credentials and latest guide book from a welcoming ‘Asociación de Amigos del Camino de Santiago en Alicante’ – office: Calle de Serrano, 5, 03080 Alicante. Open Tues 17.00-19.00 and Fridays 11.00-13.00.

The Basilica de Santa Maria is the starting point on the first day of 44 stages. Follow the yellow arrows, ‘flechas amarillas’. The Sureste is well sign posted.