Elche Area Guide
Elche is the third largest city in the Valencian community after Valencia and Alicante and the twentieth most populous city in the whole of Spain.
Elche is a stone’s throw away from two international airports of Alicante and Murcia with easy motorway links to Torrevieja and Cartagena.
Part of the municipality is on the coast but mainly the city is fifteen kilometres away from the Mediterranean Sea.
Elche is famous for its palm trees. The Elche Palm Grove is an orchard with over 200,000 palm trees and has been proclaimed a heritage site by UNESCO in 2000.