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Volvo Ocean Race Alicante

Moraira Marina

Moraira Marina

Volvo Ocean Race, Alicante, 4th October 2008 – 27th June, 2009.
Formerly called the Whitbread Round the World Race, the name was changed in 2001 to the Volvo Ocean Race and is one of the most grueling and dangerous races in the world.

It commences in Alicante on 4th October, 2008 and continues to Cape Town, Cochin, (India), Singapore, Qingdao (China), Rio de Janeiro, Boston, Galway, Gothenburg, Stockholm, finishing at St. Petersburg on 27th June, 2009.

There are eight teams with international sponsers competing and all are aiming to set a new world speed record.

In Alicante there are pavilions, shops and activities at the Volvo Ocean Race Village in Alicante port, open until 11th October.

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Posted by on 10/08/2008 18:12:00

Boat Trips to the Balearic Islands

Balearic Isle

Balearic Isle

There are various boat trips to the Balearic Islands. You can have a one day excursion to Ibiza, San Antonio, leaving Denia Harbour by fast ferry at 08.00 hours, arriving at 10.30 hours, this leaves daily, spend the day in Ibiza and return on the fast ferry at 20.00 hours, arriving Denia at 23.00 hours. The cost is from €46.
There is a fast ferry leaving Denia for Palma, Majorca at 17.00 hours, arriving Palma at 22.00 hours, leaving daily.

There are many other departures to Denia and Ibiza, a time table is available from the Tourist Office, Moraira, or you can telephone the Balearia office on 902 160 180.

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Posted by on 10/06/2008 17:37:00

Benidorm Tabarca Island by Boat

A beautiful way to spend the day is to catch the boat from Benidorm to the island of Tabarca. This takes one hour ten minutes and leaves at 11.0 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The return trip departs at 5.0 p.m. The island is well known for its fish restaurants and bird life. The cost is €25.0 for adults and €16.0 for children.

For further information and reservations call 96 585 00 52.

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Posted by on 10/06/2008 17:35:00