La Explanada de España is a beautiful promenade created by the architect José Guardiola Pico in 1867. With its 6.6 million red, black and cream marble tiles, laid in a characteristic wave pattern, the promenade is one-of-a-kind.
Palm-lined on both sides, it is a popular meeting place for locals and tourists.
On the east end of the promenade, you find a bronze torso of the warrior Agamemnon from the Greek mythology (Torso des Agamemnon). This work if from the Spanish sculptor Carlos García Muela (1936-2013).
On the west end, you find a monument by the sculptor Vicente Bañuls Aracil from Alicante. It was built in honor of the politician José Canalejas (1854 - 1912), a former Prime Minister of Spain.
La Explanada de España is perfect for strolling along the waterfront and enjoying the sun set in the port of Alicante. Numerous bars and restaurants along the promenade offer a variety of refreshments and menus. A great place to have relaxing evening hours.