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Essential Alicante Free Tour: History, Legends and Nougat tasting
Our mission is to respect our neighbors, and the local companies of Alicante, promoting good practices among our traveling friends. Alicante is much more than sun, beach and party. And while we love these things, the city also has rich gastronomy, intriguing culture, and fascinating history. We not only offer the highest quality private tours, but we also believe in inclusive tourism. That is why we offer the Free Tour! The Free Tour means that anyone, no matter what their budget is, can come, know and enjoy the city to the fullest, and at the end of the tour, they are free to decide the value of the Tour. This is a local project, carried out by official guides born and raised in Alicante. We only operate in Alicante and we understand that a city is constantly changing and developing, and we want to be part of a positive change in the tourism industry, and in the great city of Alicante offering a different type of tourism, we want to take care of the city that takes care of us! That is why we collaborate only with other local companies and we offer tours to local high schools to try to promote our history among young people from Alicante. We also see it as our responsibility in helping the less fortunate parts of our city. So we also support a local non-profit organization Despensa Solidaria, committed to helping less fortunate families through food aid, and also by raising awareness about poverty in the city. Visitors to Alicante have rated us as the best Free Travel Tour on tripadvisor and other companies such as Holiday Extras Travel Guides have chosen us to promote the city! We are collaborators in the local radio, where on Tuesdays we explain curiosities of the city of Alicante and we have also appeared in local newspapers.
T his Free Tour is a must for those visiting Alicante for the first time.⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
And, although on this tour we will visit the main monuments of the city, we will also surprise you with stories, legends and secrets of the Arab era, explosions, wars, kings, queens, fires and all the protagonists of the construction of this city, its history and its scars.
We will tell you about the legend of "the face of the Moor" 👳 symbol of the city, we will talk about the bombings 💣 that occurred during the civil war and we will explore the streets once spotted by Romans and built by Arabs , which left vestiges as important as the Castle of Santa Bárbara that crowns the city of Alicante.
In short, a walk through history from medieval times to the civil war.
But this guided tour does not only talk about the past, but also about Alicante culture and gastronomy , so we will not only talk about nougat and visit one of the oldest little shops in the city (from 1890), but we will also include a small tasting of Free nougat and liquor on the tour 🤤 ( not available on Sundays and holidays).
Also at the end of the tour, we send you a complete guide to Alicante with the best recommendations, so that you can continue enjoying the city to the fullest.
In short, this is the most complete Free Tour , an essential guided tour to learn about the history and origins of Alicante, are you going to miss it?
This tour includes (among others) :
- Esplanade of Spain 🌴
- The port ⛵
- Town Hall 🏫
- Basilica of Santa Maria ⛪
- The face of the Moor 👳
- City walls and the Porta Ferrisa 🏰
- St. Nicholas Co-Cathedral ⛪
- the boulevard
- Free small nougat and local liquor tasting 🤤 (not available on Sundays and holidays)
- Central Market 🍉🥑🍩🥩🧀🐟
- Plaza May 25 💣
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Passeig Esplanada dEspanya 1 03002 Al...Passeig Esplanada dEspanya 1 03002 Alacant Alicante Spain
In front of Kiosko Peret, look for El Paraguas Morado!
1Outside visitEsplanade of Spain
2Outside visitAlicante Town Hall
3Outside visitBasilica of Santa Maria
4Outside visitCo-Cathedral of San Nicolás de Bari
5Outside visitRambla Mendez Nunez
6Outside visitCentral Market
7Outside visitSilhouette of the Face of the Moor
8Outside visitMACA Contemporary Art Museum of Alicante
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).