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Sport and gardens

Alicante has a great offer of municipal sport facilities distributed throughout the neighborhoods, including outdoor and indoor swimming pools, gymnasiums, tennis and paddle courts, football, basketball, handball and athletics fields, among others.

Most of the sport infrastructure is concentrated in the zone of Mount Tossal, where we can find the Jose Rico Pérez Stadium, the Pitiu Rochel Sports Hall, the Rafael Pastor Sports Hall, the Technification Center, the Mount Tossal Swimming Pools Complex, the Ciudad Deportiva (Sport City) and the facilities of the old racecourse, today adapted for the practice of diverse sports.Alicante stands out for the possibility to play all kinds of sports and nautical activities (sailing, rowing, windsurfing…) Besides, it has a wide-ranging offer of golf courses. 

Alicante has numerous parks and green zones for the enjoyment of citizens and visitors. The most popular parks are: the Explanada de España, Parque Municipal del Palmeral, Parque de la Ereta, and Parque de Canalejas.

A special mention should be made for the promenades by the beaches and the promenade zones of the Federico Soto and Doctor Gadea avenues, towards the Plaza de los Luceros.