If you are thinking of moving to another city for work, Porto is a very good option. Many people are in love with this beautiful city because of the good weather, its history, culture and the world famous wine. Porto is becoming more and more popular.
Alicante is a beautiful city with a mix of daily life in the autonomous region of Valencia mixed with tourism. Alicante is still too often seen by tourism as a gateway to the seaside resorts on the Costa Blanca, while it can be such a nice final destination.