Costa Blanca, or White Coast, is one of the most popular tourist zones in Spain
thanks to its magnificent, large, fine-sand beaches.
far the most popular resort is Benidorm, which is heavily commercialised with
many high-rise hotels, animal parks, and other entertainments.
to the southwest are the palm groves of Elche (Elx), a beautiful remnant of Arab
agriculture in Europe.
is the center of a major agricultural region and has a Gothic cathedral with a
beautiful Baroque façade.