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Alicante – Alacant

Alicante, or Alacant (in Valencian language), the so called „city of light“, is the second largest city in the Region of Valencia, with more than 795,000 inhabitants in its metropolitan area. Alicante is the capital city of Costa Blanca (name given because of the white sandy beaches). It‘s a cultural city with 3,000 years of history of different civilizations. It offers the most diverse and constrasting landscapes and an enviable night-life.

Elche – Elx

Elche is the third largest city in the Region of Valencia in terms of population and economic importance. A stroll through the city streets will reveal an interesting historical centre, a silent witness to its glorious past. Elche was a walled city of Al-Andalus between the 8th and 9th centuries, passing to Christian rule in 1265. Elche has two World Heritages: the largest palm grove in Europe and the „The Mystery Play of Elx“, an Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

Calpe – Calp

Calpe was a small fishermen‘s village. In recent decades it has been transformed into a touristic resort, keeping however much of the charm in its narrow streets. Furthemore it has one of the most attractive landscapes in Costa Blanca-- the impressive presence of the „Peñón de Ifach“, the mountain we will climb during our SU.

Jijona – Xixona

The homeland of the well known Jijona variety of turrón, heritage of the muslim presence in our region for several centuries. Come and discover this little town in the mountains of Alicante and enjoy the fresh air, the tasty ice creams and the views across the sea!

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Summer University 2010  

AEGEE, the European Students' Forum, unites more than 15.000 students in Europe, in 42 countries and 232 cities. From Las Palmas to Azerbaij...

Summer University 2010  

AEGEE, the European Students' Forum, unites more than 15.000 students in Europe, in 42 countries and 232 cities. From Las Palmas to Azerbaij...

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