Day Trip to Benidorm
A Fully Guided Day Trip to Benidorm - the Spanish Manhattan
See Benidorm City’s top sights on a full-day sightseeing tour.
Day Trip to Benidorm includes pick up/drop off from Torrevieja, Orihuela Costa and Alicante (upon request, free of charge), guided walking city tour to most important landmarks and sites of Benidorm, like the Old Town streets, the balcony of Mediterranean and a panoramic viewpoint of Benidorm.
*NOTICE* that the lunch is not included in the price.
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Benidorm is Spanish “Manhattan” located on Costa Blanca. It is part of the province of Alicante, Valencia. The population of the city is over 70 thousand people. During the season, the number of residents increases several times due to a stable tourist flow.
Until the middle of the 20th century, it was a small fishing village. In the 90s, Benidorm began to actively develop and build up, turning it into a real centre of tourism on the Costa Blanca.
Currently, Benidorm is a city of skyscrapers, numerous high-rise hotels, restaurants, discos, and various entertainment for tourists from all over the world.
Things to see in Benidorm
The city of Benidorm, located on the famous Costa Blanca in Spain, is one of the most popular holiday destinations for tourists from all over Europe. And this is due to many reasons: warm and sunny weather all year round, long sandy beaches, different bars, clubs and restaurants.
In addition to the sun, sea and parties, Benidorm has many different tourist attractions. We will tell you about the main sights to see in Benidorm.
Mediterranean Balcony (Balcón del Mediterráneo)
The Mediterranean Balcony in Benidorm is an observation deck overlooking the sea, located on a picturesque street between the two most famous beaches of Levante and Poniente. A snow-white staircase leads to it, winding along the slopes of the ledge. Its Balustrade, arches and the platform decorated with ornamental mosaics. Also, there are few old cannons in front of the stairs, reminiscent of the castle was here (now only fragments of the walls have survived).
In addition to the beautiful architecture, the Mediterranean balcony in Benidorm attracts tourists with a magnificent view. From here, a panoramic view of the bay of Benidorm and city blocks, built up with high-rise buildings, opens. In the morning and the evening, the views delight the eye with soft undertones. During the day with bright colours, and at night with the multicoloured lights of the city.
The Benidorm Cross (La Cruz de Benidorm)
In 1961 the ascension of the cross from the city to this rocky mountain to atone sins of the town. The cross, located west of Benidorm, has become a popular tourist attraction. In 1975, the old cross, carried away by the storm, was replaced with a permanent monument. The 45-minute climb is probably best done at the end of the season when the climbing is easy. But even with a hard time climbing to the top in the height of summer, you will eventually be rewarded with beautiful panoramas of Benidorm.
Benidorm Old Town
Today it is difficult to imagine that not so long time ago Benidorm was a small fishing village. Walking among the whitewashed houses in the side streets of the Old Town, you can imagine what Benidorm looked like before when there were no skyscrapers. The old town located on a small picturesque street that separates the two main beaches of Benidorm. Climb the narrow streets to reach the Balcony of the Mediterranean observation deck for stunning views.