Alcoy is one of the most important cities of the Valencian Community. It is located in Alicante and has a population close to 60 ,000 habitants. This place is cataloged as the city of the bridges by its unusual orography in the shape of ravines. Another of its curiosities is that the city is crossed by the Riquer, Benisaidó and Molinar Rivers, so they also call it the City of the Three Rivers.
The land of Alcoy is mountainous with multiple natural landscapes and hills of up to 1,400 meters. It conserves impressive autochthonous Mediterranean forests where pines and deciduous species predominate. The climate of this city is on average 15 degrees Celsius, but in winter the temperatures can get very cold and it can even snow, while in summer the weather is extremely hot, reaching 40 degrees Celsius.
Alcoy is currently seeing an increase in the tourism sector due to the improvement in communications, new tourism offers and expansion of hotels. Its proximity to major cities makes it a good alternative for a weekend getaway. The tourist proposals are highlighted by the Festivities of Moors and Christians of Alcoy (the oldest one in Spain), the historical Carrascal de la Fuente Roja Natural Park, the Sierra de Mariola and the Racó Park in Sant Bonaventura, witch is crossed by a river and populated with poplars and willows.
Alcoy is an alternative to sun and beach tourism. Sometimes you need to disconnect and breathe the pure air of the great natural parks and this city has many of them. Change beachwear for hiking clothes, sandals for boots, golden sand for green forest and palm trees for infinite pines. Fill your lungs with pure air, the adventure is assured with this wonderful routes and views. Another thing that stands out in Alcoy is its incredible hospitality, wich deserved the award granted by the SICTED (Integral System of Spanish Tourist Quality in Destinations). They evaluate and analyze the tourists satisfaction and the average tourist rating is 4.7 out of 5. Alcoy is so great!
Alcoy also has a digital agenda of city events, also awarded for its adaptation to new technologies in 2019, recognizing the work of those companies and tour operators as a high quality service. This application is TicketAlcoi, where you can find sports, tourist, cultural, festive and economic activities. So there is no excuse not to visit Alcoy! This city awaits you, go and meet with wonderful people and extraordinary landscapes full of history.