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Elche: History, World Heritages & People
Historian, official guide of the Valencian region
Discover Elche with a qualified local guide. In this walking tour you will go into the history and customs of Elche and you will discover the most important monuments of the only Spanish city with three World Heritage sites inscribed by UNESCO. The historical origins of the last European oasis will be revealed and we will go into its sea of sentinels that are its palm trees (more than 200,000) and that make up the world known as Palmeral de Elche (World Heritage Site by UNESCO). You will know the importance of water management through the centuries that made the Palm Grove possible. We will admire the traces of all the cultures that have passed through this place: Iberians, Romans, Muslims and Christians. You will discover the monumental Islamic and Christian architecture of this millenary city. We will approach the ilicitanos to know their traditions, customs, festivities and gastronomy. Duration: 2H approx. Price: Free (You decide) Language: English Team: Tourist Guide enabled by C.V. -Tours will be provided in English/Spanish depending on the bookings What are we gonna see? - Popular and oldest restaurants -Palmeral of Elche -Palacio de Altamira - Town Hall of Elche -Convento de la Merced -Basilica of Santa María -Arab baths -Calahorra Tower -Acequia Mayor -Public walking of the Station -Plaça de la Glorieta and Carrer Corredora Meeting point Next to Elche Tourist Info (Tourist Office) It is in the entrance of the Parque Municipal Plaza Parque,3 03202 Elx/Elche LOOK FOR THE GREEN UMBRELLA AT THE MEETING POINT!
Meeting point:Plaça del Parc, 1, 03202 Elx, Alicant...Plaça del Parc, 1, 03202 Elx, Alicante, Spain
Next to the Tourist Info Office ( Parque Municipal)
How much does this tour cost?
Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).