San Juan (Alicante)


San Juan de Alicante is famous for its beach that has a very interesting monumental legacy. The old quarter of this town have various monuments like the parish church from the 17th century, and the hermitages of Calvario (18th century) and Santa Ana (16th century).

A few km away from San Juan is the Monastery of Santa Faz. It is the destination of the pilgrimage that take place  on the 2nd Thursday after the Holy Week.San Juan de Alicante is just at 8 km from the capital: It has both agricultural and an active tourist industry tradition, based mainly on the vast 7 kilometers long beach.

Festivities
San Juan celebrates its local holiday honouring Santo Cristo de la Paz from the 12th  to the 16th  of September.On the 24th of June is the famous event of Bonfires of San Juan.



San Juan San Juan

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