Torrevieja is a town of 104,500 inhabitants, on the Mediterranean Sea, 48 km south of Alicante and 50 km north of Murcia. The city took its name from an old tower that served as a defense tower in the Middle Ages.
Torrevieja has a 20 km coastline divided into the following beaches: La Mata, Cabo Cervera, Los Locos, El Cura, Los Náufragos, and Cala Pitera.
Places of interest
Torrevieja has a multitude of places of interest, the most important of which we list here.
Museo del Mar y la Sal
Museo Flotante Submarino
Museo Flotante Patrullero de Vigilancia Aduanera
The Albatros III served as a customs patrol boat until 2006, and has since been used as a floating museum.
Museo de Belenes
Torrevieja offers several leisure alternatives, ranging from the many shops, bars and resturants in the city center, to the beach promenade, the marina, the Aquopolis water theme park, a guided salt mining visit, to sea excursions, along the coast or to the island of Tabarca.