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About the guru Calpe a Pie
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
What it means to do marine tourism Calpe a Pie, a pioneer in marine tourism in the Valencian Community, a tourism of experiences and sensations around the fishing sector. Therefore, we announce the fishing port and its daily activity. Visiting the fresh fish market, discovering first hand how fishing gear is prepared and visiting its different boats.
We learn to differentiate quality fish and native species that inhabit the Mediterranean. Live the day-to-day of a traditional fishing port Enjoy and participate as a family in educational activities around the fishing ports.
Know the entire production and marketing process of fishing boats. From arrival to port, disembarkation and preparation of fresh fish that passes through fish markets. Learn to value fresh fish and the work of weighers. Their families, every day strive to bring it to our tables and markets. Visit the fish markets and auctions. Places where the tasks of sale and commercialization of the species are carried out.
Thus, you can know the peculiarities that each of the auctions awaits. Participate in craft and educational workshops for all ages, aimed at transmitting the local marine culture. Workshops of marine knots, environmental awareness, sea art, creation of artisanal networks etc. Fish Auctions, an attraction of great socio-cultural value Receive professional fishing boats at their entrance to the port. Observe and know the entire fishing production process from its arrival to port, preparation and sale in the fish market. In addition, visit the exclusive auction of fresh fish and sale of fresh and organic products. Learn to value fresh fish and know how the product of the sea, reaches our homes and markets. There is an endless number of native species that inhabit our Mediterranean Sea, therefore, you must know them.
To make this Tour it is necessary to get a ticket worth € 1 which is to visit the fish auction. 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 they want to contribute, depending on how much they have liked, and their economic possibilities. In this way, we ensure that access to culture is possible to people of any economic level. And it also means extra motivation for the guides, to continue improving day by day, and make the experience more fun.
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