If your trip to Elche is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.If your friends and family ask why you’re heading here, just show them some pictures of Santa Maria Basilica and Altamira Palace. These notable attractions will guarantee you have a memorable trip.Not far from the city center, Manuel Martinez Valero Stadium is one sight you might like to put on your to-do list. Huerto del Cura Garden and Elche Arab Baths are also not far away and worth a detour.
We know you want to test out your new wheels. How about a day trip out to Torrevieja? Just 19 miles away, roll down those windows and let the wind rustle your hair on the drive there. La Mata Beach, La Zenia Beach and Aquopolis Torrevieja alone make the drive out here worthwhile. Located 28 miles away, Villena is another place to aim for. If you stop by, make sure you check out Chapi Theater, Sanctuary of the Virgen de Gracia and Atalaya Castle.
Fill up the gas tank, put your seat belt on and get ready to feel the salty air on your face. Elche boasts some stunning stretches of coast, such as:
Playa de Tamarit (8 miles away).
EL Pinet Beach (8 miles away).
Playa Lisa (8 miles away).
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Having your own car in Elche will give you the freedom to go wherever you want at your own pace. Maybe you’re eager to leave town, hit the open road, and go where the wind blows. If that’s the case, drive off in one of our mid-size or full-size SUVs and check out the sandy shores in the area. If you just want to experience city life, go for something small. Zipping around busy streets will be much less stressful in an economy or compact car.
Sometimes it’s all about the journey, which makes choosing the right car important. If you’re about to head off on an epic road trip around Elche, a spacious SUV could be your perfect match. If you want a fantastic bargain and plan to stick to city driving, an economy car is hard to beat. All you have to do is decide what’s going to be the best fit, pack up the car, and hit the road.
From its high-speed highways to its suburban streets, exploring Elche is a snap with a rental car. But before you merge into the fast lane, here’s what you should know about cruising around this city:
In Elche, you’ll have to stick to the right side. When traveling someplace new, it’s a good idea to opt for an automatic vehicle. That way, you can focus on the road and not stress about gear changes.
For the most part, finding a place to park the car in Elche is a simple task. If you’re planning to head to one of the more popular sights in town, it’s a good idea to consider parking options before you set off.
One of the advantages of hitting the road in a smaller city is less traffic, so don’t stress too much about rush-hour gridlock. With a population of only 230,100, you can look forward to a smooth Elche driving experience.
Speed limits vary in and around Elche, but generally range from 50km/h to 120km/h. Most residential areas have a top speed of 50km/h unless stated otherwise.
More often than not, your car rental company will bill the fined amount to your credit card, including local surcharges and taxes. Or they may provide your contact details to local law enforcement agencies, who’ll then issue a fine to your postal address.
Like many places, standard cell phone usage is prohibited while driving a car in Elche. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just make sure you stay focused on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Elche is 0.05%. If you’re planning a big night out, leave your wheels behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
No. In Elche, red means stop, with no exceptions. When approaching a set of traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.
Seat belts should always be worn in Bajo Vinalopó. Having said that, the rules may differ for certain vehicles, like those used by public transportation networks.