Museo The Ocean Race
Both Rik and Ainhoa work at The Ocean Race and it has a museum telling you all about the history and having fun activities for the kids. It is great for when the days in Alicante get really hot or when it is raining. Let us know if you are going and we'll take you into race control for an exclusive…
Nice place to spend time , see the museum of the Volvo ocean race, have some lunch at the local Restaurant
The museum offers a multimedia experience with games, videos and unique installations showcasing the Volvo Ocean Race regatta, the longest and toughest professional sporting event on the planet.
Says everything. Start point and preparation dock of the most famous race in yachting.
A short stroll from Alicante's central esplanade, the Volvo Ocean Race Museum is based in the city's bustling Port Area and offers a fascinating, family-friendly tour through the 42-year history of sailing's most prestigious race around the world.
“The archeological museum of Alicante is just a few blocks from the apt. And in the area past the large roundabout going North is Al Campo a huge shopping mall and supermarket where you can find anything!”
“Gravina Museum of Fine Arts MUBAGis located in the Palacio del Conde de Lumiares in the old town near to the Postiguet beach, is a four floor building constructed between 1748 and 1808 and declared a historical monument. The museum is devoted to painting and sculpture of Alicante from the sixteenth century to the early decades of the twentieth century. In the museum there are nearly 500 works from funds of the provincial council, including a sculpture by Francisco Salzillo, and a portrait of Ferdinand VII by Valencian painter Vicente López Portaña. The museum has also several works of the most important regional painters of the nineteenth century: Antonio Gisbert, Joaquín Agrasot, Lorenzo Casanova, and Fernando Cabrera Cantó. These works reflect the major trends of the nineteenth century: historicism, customs, portraits, landscapes. Gravina Street 13 Thursday 10AM–8PM Friday 10AM–8PM Saturday 10AM–8PM Sunday 10AM–2PM Monday Closed Tuesday 10AM–8PM Wednesday 10AM–8PM 965 14 67 80”
“Museo de Arte del Siglo XX - Museo de la Asegurada (Museum of XX century art) - is located in Plaza de Santa María. The museum has a very interesting collection of paintings of the 20th century: works by Kandinsky, Marriage, Ernst, Chagall, Picasso, Giacometti, Gris, Miro, as well as works by Spanish artists of the generation of the 50s: Alfaro, Kanogar, Mompo, Saura, Tapies, Sabel, Viola.”
“Enjoy the amazing view of the whole city and feel the sea breeze, take a break from the city buzzle, you´ll work your legs as there is a steep path that goes up or you could also take the elevator across from the Postiguet Beach.”