Free walking tour of the best places in Calpe (old town)

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Registered on November 21, 2017

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.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Located about 2 kilometers from the coast we find the historic center 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 of pirates and privateers in antiquity, the coastal populations moved away from the coast and often built fences and walled fortifications for their protection. This is the case of Calpe , which had a wall that ran around the perimeter of the old city to defend itself from pirate attacks. The ideal in the historic center of Calpe is to stroll quietly in this enchanting place to discover all its corners. We can follow the marked tourist route through the narrow and cobbled streets , the beautiful alleys full of plants and flowers , the decorated stairs or visiting the old city walls , churches and ancient Roman ruins. One of the most notable points of the historic center 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 Collectible Museum.
During the tour you can also visit the Parish Church of Nuestra Señora de las Nieves, a unique parish that is also located in 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 colorful mosaics on its walls , among which the Mural Mosaic on the facade of the tourist office stands out, the work of the painter and muralist from Alicante Gastón Castelló which represents his vision of the city of Calpe.

Come and walk 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, but if you want to see it with even more atmosphere, every Sunday there is an artisan market where we can find, in addition to handicrafts, second-hand items, baked goods, sweets, plants, clothes, books, organic vegetables.
- Low difficulty
- Recommendations for water, sports shoes, sunscreen, headphones and above all a 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 and his financial possibilities. In this way, we ensure that access to culture is possible for people of all economic levels. It is also an extra motivation for the guides to keep improving day by day and making the experience more fun.

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What will we visit on this tour?

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    Plaza Constitucin 2 03710 Calp Alican...
    Plaza Constitucin 2 03710 Calp Alicante Spain
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    Calpe a Pie orange t-shirt

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Plaza Constitución
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Calle Puchalt
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Torreó de la Peça
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Iglesia Antigua de Calp
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Calle Ermita
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Plaza Francisco Sendra

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).

Tour opinions

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Verónica 05 Jun 2024

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Genaro conoce a la perfección Calpe y explica con detalle cada rincón, tiene respuesta a todas las preguntas y hace entender la evolución de la ciudad de manera clara y sencilla. Un 10!
Pilar 28 May 2024

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Travelled in group - May 2024
El guru no se presentó a la cita acordada, nos hizo desplazarnos para nada, y ni ha tenido el detalle de disculparse o darnos un motivo.
Lourdes 25 May 2024
Donostia-San Sebastian

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
El guia muy majo y nos conto muchas cosas, tour muy entretenido y despues me mando informacion de sitios para ver por wasap, un 10
Nuria 22 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Genaro es un excelente GURÚ, nos han sorprendido y encantado sus explicaciones llenas de emoción y entusiasmo, absolutamente recomendable
Abraham 10 May 2024
Arcos de la Frontera

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Genaro es un guía muy bueno, lo cuenta todo con una ilusión que contagia. Es uno de los mejores tours que hemos hecho. Lo recomendamos muchísimo.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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