The largest palm grove in Europe, a UNESCO heritage site, is just one of the achievements for which Elche is famous
The largest palm grove in Europe, a UNESCO heritage site, is just one of the achievements for which Elche is famous. The historic town neighbors Alicante and is located in Costa Blanca. Among the attractions popular with tourists and locals are the following architectural and historical sites:
- The church, where the world-famous Mysteria play is staged every year;
- Gran Teatro with its interesting musical performances;
- he ancient XV century Altamira Palace;
- Santa Maria Basilica - inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List;
- The ancient bridge of St. Teresa.
The town has many museums including the Museum of Modern Art, the Archaeological Museum, the School Museum de Pusol, and even the Palm Museum.
Although Elche is not located on the coast, the town has a number of beaches. The town has hotels, restaurants and cafés to explore the local specialties. For those who love shopping, there is a separate district.
The town has a strong concern for the preservation of its historical past but continues to take care of the comfort of tourists and locals alike.
More and more foreigners want to buy property in Elche because of the balance of necessary factors for long-term residence. There is a well-developed infrastructure, beautiful natural scenery, many architectural sites of historical value, a rich cultural and entertainment life. The price of accommodation in Elche remains attractive. If you are thinking of buying a property in this Spanish town, we can help you find properties in or near the town to suit a variety of budgets.