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Free Tour the best places in Calpe (old town)

Your Guru: Calpe a Pie
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  • Calp
  • Available in German, English, Spanish
  • 2 hours y 30 minutes

About the Guru

Live the experience of discovering Calpe as an adventurous traveler, because our visits through the stories, anecdotes and local life of our city, will turn your visit into a unique experience. Our mission is to make you feel at home, that you are comfortable and that you enjoy our history, our tapas, our people, and that your stay here is an experience for you to want to re... More

Live the experience of discovering Calpe as an adventurous traveler, because our visits through the stories, anecdotes and local life of our city, will turn your visit into a unique experience. Our mission is to make you feel at home, that you are comfortable and that you enjoy our history, our tapas, our people, and that your stay here is an experience for you to want to repeat again.

About the Tour

Located approximately 2 kilometers from the coast we find the old town of Calpe, in this small and charming old town , you can discover the history of the city of Calpe and its most beautiful corners among its labyrinth of streets and stairs.
Due to the constant threat from pirates and corsairs in ancient times, coastal populations moved away from the coastline and often built walled enclosures and fortifications for their protection. This is the case of Calpe , which had a wall that ran around the perimeter of the old town to defend itself from pirate attacks. The ideal thing in the old town of Calpe is to stroll quietly through this charming place to discover all its corners. We can follow the signposted Tourist Route through the small narrow and cobbled streets , the pretty alleys full of plants and flowers , the decorated stairs or visiting the old city walls , the churches and the ancient Roman ruins. One of the most outstanding points of the old town of Calpe is the Torreó de la Peça , located in the Plaza de la Vila , it was part of the double defensive wall with artillery pieces that defended the city in the 15th century and currently houses the Museum of Collecting.
During the tour you can also visit the Parish Church of Nuestra Señora de las Nieves, a unique parish that is also located in the Plaza de la Vila, in the heart of the historic center. The Museum of History and Archeology of Calpe, located on Calle Santísimo Cristo, is the perfect place to discover the secrets of the past of this beautiful city. Along its streets we can see various murals and colored mosaics on its walls , among which the Mural Mosaic on the facade of the tourist office stands out, the work of the Alicante painter and muralist Gastón Castelló that represents his vision of the town of Calpe.

Come, stroll with us and you will discover a Calpe that will surely surprise you!

Useful information for the traveler:

- The historic center of Calpe is already quite lively in itself, but if you want to see it with even more atmosphere, every Sunday a craft market is held where we can find, in addition to handicrafts, second-hand items, bakery, sweets , plants, clothes, books, organic vegetables.
- Low difficulty
- Recommendations Water, Sports Shoes, Sun Cream, Cap and especially camera


How much? The amount given to the guides is completely open. Each traveler is free to decide at the end of the tour how much he wants to contribute, depending on how much he liked it, and his economic possibilities. In this way, we ensure that access to culture is possible for people of any economic level. And it is also an extra motivation for the guides, to continue improving day by day, and make the experience more fun.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: Orange Calpe a Pie T-shirt

Tour Schedule

  • Fri, 23 Apr
    11:00
  • Sat, 24 Apr
    11:00
  • Sun, 25 Apr
    11:00

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (7)

Malena Jaraba 7 months

El tour fue muy interesante, descubrimos muchisimas cosas y el guía fue muy simpático. Una vez terminado el tour no tuvo ningún problema en resolver todas nuestras preguntas y recomendarnos locales para comer y cenar.

Response from Calpe a Pie
Muchas gracias para mí fue un placer enseñaros un trocito de nuestro municipio.
Mari Carmen over 1 year

El guía muy atento y simpático apesar de q éramos dos personas se realizó el tour, descubrimos q calpe no es sólo playa y Mariscada tiene un casco antiguo pequeño pero coqueto y muy bien explicado por el guia.

Response from Calpe a Pie
Muchisimas gracias por sus palabras, para mi fue un placer enseñaros mi municipio y aqui estamos para lo que necesites para su proxima estancia en calpe.
cristina king over 1 year

EL TOUR FUE ALGO INCREIBLE LUGARES BIEN BONITOS Y EL GUIA MUY ATENTO Y EXPLICANDO CADA PARTE DEL LO RECOMIENDO

Response from Calpe a Pie
Muchas gracias
Marta Oliver Gasch over 1 year

El tour ha estado genial, éramos sólo nosotros dos y ha sido un tour prácticamente privado. Recomendable para conocer mejor los lugares que visitamos.

Beatriz Balaguer almost 3 years

La visita al casco antiguo me ha gustado hacerla con Guru walkers ya que al ir con el guía te va haciendo fijarte en detalles que de otra manera te pasarían por alto.

4.6(7) Ratings

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

4.6(7) Ratings