Car Hire Alicante Train Station
Find your perfect car hire at Alicante Train StationSet on Spain’s Costa Brava coast, Alicante presents a golden array of beaches, castles and museums. From natural scenery to man-made marvels, this is the place to enjoy sun, sea and incredible Spanish hospitality.
Simply organise your Avis rental car at Alicante Train Station to experience it all.
Plan your journey from Alicante Train StationFrom Alicante Train Station, take a five-minute drive to the coast where the sparkling Mediterranean sea and many major sights await. The perfect way to find your bearings is to take a relaxing walk along the Explanada de España by the marina.
This grand promenade, styled with colourful ceramic tiles and lined with palm trees, features friendly cafes and stalls selling handicrafts. The gorgeous golden sands of Playa del Postiguet are a stone’s throw away from here. Don’t miss Alicante’s museums and art galleries, including the Alicante Museum of Contemporary Art, the Gravina Museum of Fine Arts and the MARQ – the city’s archaeological museum.
Local history can also be appreciated through ancient landmarks like the Basilica of Santa Maria and the Castle of Santa Barbara. Perched on Mount Benacantil, this castle is one of the largest fortresses in Spain and boasts breathtaking views over the city’s bay. As night falls, Alicante’s vibrant restaurants and bars come to life. Areas such as Santa Cruz and Carmen in the oldest part of the city, known as El Barrio, have the best nightlife.
Get behind the wheel of your car rental and explore Alicante and its stunning surrounds at your own pace.
Beyond AlicanteBeyond Alicante, explore the mountain landscapes, drive along the striking coastline and enjoy day trips to the neighbouring towns and resorts.
Located around an hour’s drive north from Alicante, Guadalest is a charming mountain village with breathtaking scenery, cobbled streets, unique local shops and plenty of historic sites, including the remains of several castles.
Carved into the clifftops, Guadalest is often referred to as the ‘Eagle’s Nest’. Keep an eye out for the Peñon de La Alcalá – a whitewashed bell tower at the mountain’s edge. This village also accommodates a number of fascinating museums, including the Ethnological Museum of the Valley of Guadalest and the Dolls House Museum.
The historic coastal town of Xàbia is well worth a day trip from Alicante. Explore ancient architecture in the old town and take in the bustling atmosphere in the port area, before relaxing in the sunshine at Playa de Arenal beach.
Other options for your Xàbia itinerary are walking up the hill to see the Cabo de Nao lighthouse, visiting the Soler Blasco Archaeological and Ethnological Museum and enjoying sea views along the Avenida del Mediterraneo promenade.
An Avis hire car sets you free to see the best of Alicante and the charming towns and villages beyond.