The city of the
The city of the
Panoramis Life & Business is located in Alicante, a southern European city located in one of the areas that offers the highest rate of business opportunities worldwide due to its geostrategic position in the heart of the Mediterranean arc.
Being the capital of the white coast of Spain, Alicante is bathed by the Mediterranean Sea and offers more than 320 days of sunshine a year, in which to enjoy its more than seven kilometers of blue flag beaches, located along almost thirty kilometers of coastline.
The nerve center of the city is just 20 minutes from Alicante-Elche Airport, which has 125 national and international routes. Likewise, the train station is located in the same urban heart, with several daily connections of the AVE high-speed train with Madrid, a journey that takes less than 2 and a half hours. By sea, it represents a natural outlet for industries to the rest of the world, with Europe, America and North Africa as main destinations.
125 National and international
AVE Madrid – Alicante
in 2 hours ands 20 minutes
Europe, America and North Africa
as destinations by sea
In this way, Alicante represents the essence of the city as a tourist destination,
but also as a city of work with an average monthly living cost of less than 800 euros.
It has international representative offices such as Casa Mediterráneo, EUIPO, as well as 15 consulates.
At the real estate level, it offers a large variety of quality homes a few minutes from the sea. For its part, it makes available to its citizens a wide range of public and private hospitals (all of them at the forefront of Spain), five university campuses and bilingual and European schools with regard to the educational sector; or a complete sports and cultural offer, being the headquarters of the Volvo Ocean Race and hosting museums such as MARQ or MUBAG.
Its gastronomy is based on the world-renowned Mediterranean Diet, being known as the city of rice. Throughout the province there are 12 restaurants distinguished with a Michelin Star, and the Denomination of “Origen Vinos Alicante”.
Its close relationship with the sea meets all needs, both at an environmental, sports or tourist level. In this way, less than an hour away is the Island of Tabarca, the first marine reserve in the Mediterranean; while in the field of leisure, the city has about 750 moorings in the Marina, and receives more than 50 cruise stopover per year.
50 cruise stopover per year
The weather in Alicante
In Alicante there is a coexistance of two languages:
- Castilian: official language of the Spanish state.
- Valencian: the language of the Valencian Community.
Meal times are usually a little later than in the rest of Europe.
- Breakfast: Between 7.30 am and 10.00 am.
- Lunch: Between 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm.
- Dinner: Between 9:00 pm and 10:30 pm.
Central Post Office:
Address: PL. GABRIEL MIRO 7
Post Code: 03003
Fax: 96 5132287
- Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm
- Saturday from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm
Most banks are open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 2.30pm.
Only some branch offices open on Saturday morning. In the whole city there are ATMs with 24 hour availability and most of them provide international service.
Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept major credit cards such as American Express, VISA, Mastercard, 4B, Access and Dinners Club.
- New Year: 1st of January.
- Epiphany: January 6.
- San José: March 19.
- Good Friday and Easter Monday: variable date.
- Santa Faz (Holy Face): Variable date, second Thursday after Holy Thursday.
- Labor Day: May 1.
- San Juan: June 24.
- Virgin of the Assumption: August 15.
- Valencian Community Day: October 9.
- Columbus Day: October 12.
- All Saints’ Day: November 1.
- Spanish Constitution Day: December 6.
- The Immaculate Conception: December 8.
- Christmas: on the 25th of December.
The standard electrical voltage is 220-240V AC, 50 Hz.
American electrical appliances need a transformer and adapter.
Plugs have 2 pins and adapters are available at any hardware store