Torrevieja (TORREVIEJA) Torrevieja (Torrevieja) - a city on the Costa Blanca, 50 km south-west of Alicante (Alicante). The word 'Torrevieja' in Spanish means 'old tower'. The city's population about 100 000 people (as of 2008), of which more than 50% - foreign (mainly British, Germans and Scandinavians, many immigrants from the CIS). In Torrevieja some of the highest rates in Europe the number of sunny days year - 320. The average night temperature +12 C, in the afternoon - about +25 C. One of the main natural resources of Torrevieja - the famous pink lagoon Salinas de Torrevieja. That she allowed the fishing village in the middle of the 19th century to become a Europe's largest center for salt production.
To date, the annual production of salt has reached one million tons. The length of the beaches of Torrevieja - about 20 km. All of them are marked with blue flags of the EU, which is confirmation of their environmental cleanliness. In Torrevieja a sports center with swimming pool, designed for sporting events of international importance. There are championships in basketball, gymnastics, etc. There are also two football fields.
On the biggest cities in Spain and many European cities linked Torrevieja bus route. To the international airport of Alicante is only 35 km from here. In Torrevieja you can feel the difference between traditional Valencia / Catalan North Costa Blanca and the state official Spanish (Castilian). The farther south, the more people speak only Spanish, while Torrevieja in the north and many know two languages: Spanish and Valencian. If your goal - buying property in Spain on the coast - Torrevieja you definitely interested! What? Yes, even the fact that real estate prices in Torrevieja lowest in the whole Costa Blanca! If you want to buy property on the Costa Blanca in two steps from the beach, but on a budget - you in Torrevieja! The cost of the studio here starts from 50 000 , apartments will cost from 60 000 , a town house can be bought for ridiculous money for Spanish standards - from 70 000 . Property in Spain