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Alicante 3-Hour Old Town Gourmet Walking Tour

The area around Alicante has been inhabited for more than 7,000 years. That’s a lot of time for the people of this region to perfect their food and drink — and that they have. This 2-hour walking tour comfortably traverses the narrow cobblestone lanes of this city of 333,000 people, revealing all that is delicious and unique. Start by drinking some horchata, one of the oldest beverages in the world, drunk by the pharaohs of ancient Egypt. Made with chufa or tiger nut, the drink was introduced to Spain during the Muslim presence on the peninsula from the 8th to the 13th centuries. While strolling down the narrow streets of the city, learn about the history of the place from the local guide. There are many unique eats here. Try freshly backed coca de mollitas, a salty tart with a crumbled dough topping, and coca amb tonyina, a tuna-based pastry that is way more delicious than it sounds. Other products to try include olive oil, cured meat, and salted fish, a dish that goes back to the ancient Roman occupation. You'll also sample Alicante's renowned wine. French monarch King Louis XIV apparently asked for some Alicante wine on his deathbed and Queen Elizabeth I was said to love wine from the area.In the end, you’ll not only have an excellent primer on the food and drink of Alicante, you’ll have a belly full of high quality eats.

$53.02 Tours & Sightseeing

Alicante 1.5-Hour City and Old Town Segway Tour

This 1.5-hour segway tour is an experience like no other. You will enjoy an amazing sightseeing trip starting from the old town of the city down to the beach and harbour area and much more. You will pass by Alicante's landmarks and hot spots  such as: Basilica of Santa Maria; Postiguet beach; Palace of Carbonell; Port area; Plaza Miro; Oldest parks in the city; famous walk - Explanada de España. You will receive hints and tips of the city from your guide. Discover the local atmosphere and the streets of this city with your friends or family. No previous experience is needed as you will learn fast how to ride your segway with the help and guidance of your guide.

$58.91 Private & Custom Tours

2-hour Private Santa Barbara Castle tour in Alicante

Live a unique experience. Live Alicante differently. Enjoy a private tour through the fortress of Alicante. To begin this experience, you will receive a tour guide who will teach all the anecdotes that occurred within the walls of this castle.The tour starts with a 1 hour-guided tour, visiting the Santa Barbara´s Castle, where the participants will know the hidden corners of the fortress to know the darker and sinister stories about the events experienced in the Castle since the 9th century. The visit will end in the top of the Castle (called Macho), which offers the most beautiful views over the bay of Alicante province.After 1 hour of visit, a table in the best area of the terrace of the Castle restaurant will be waiting for you. There you can enjoy one of the most traditional dishes of our province: paella.

$200.29 Private & Custom Tours

Alicante Private 3-Hour Walking Tour with Santa Barbara Castle

Greet your guide at the meeting point and make your way to the first stop of this tour, Santa Bárbara's Castle. Located on the top of Benacantil mountain, this historical building overlooks the city and allows you to have incredible views of the city and the Mediterranean sea. You will learn all of this landmark's cultural background from your guide as you sip on a glass of typical sangria (at your own expense). You will continue the tour down to the Old Town where you will discover the quiet and colourful neighborhoods that conform this area. The next stops of this itinerary include the St. Nicholas of Bari Cathedral, the Town Hall, the Modernist Casa Carbonell and the Explanada de España.Enjoy the Mediterranean breeze as you discover this city and its people with the help of your private guide.

$29.45 Walking & Biking Tours

3-Hour Walking Tour of Alicante

Along with a professional local guide, enjoy seeing the sights of Alicante in a 3-hour shared walking tour. First, we'll visit the spectacular Santa Bárbara Castle on Mount Benacantil that overlooks the city with amazing panoramic views. Then, we'll walk down in the Old Town area, where you'll discover quiet Mediterranean neighborhoods filled with colorful buildings and a zest for life. Next, we'll explore the Co-cathedral of St. Nicholas of Bari, which was built on the remains of a mosque in the 17th century. Spend time admiring the Baroque façade of the Town Hall, and the modernist Casa Carbonell, one of the city’s most striking buildings. The tour ends at Explanada de España, the city’s esplanade and a place to be impressed by the promenade floor made with more than 6 million ceramic tiles.

$643.27 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7-Day European Tour Exploring Spain and Portugal

Saturday(D1) Madrid–Zaragoza(320 km):You will start the adventure from Madrid at 9am and visit Plaza Mayor, Piazza di Spagna, Plaza de Colón and Royal Palace of Madrid. Then you’ll arrive at the Puerta del Sol.  Hotel: 3* in Zaragoza City or city nearby Sunday(D2) Zaragoza–Barcelona(300 km):We drive directly to Barcelona. We will visit the Columbus Monument and La Rambla, followed by Sagrada Família. We will also visit Camp Nou, Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys and Plaza Catalonia. Hotel: 3* in Barcelona or city nearby  Monday(D3) Barcelona–Valencia–Alicante(525 km):We’ll leave Barcelona for Valencia. We will visit Modernisme Plaza of the City Hall of Valencia, Valencia’s Ancient City Gates and Valencia Cathedral, Hotel: 3* in Alicante or city nearby Tuesday(D4) Alicante – Granada – Málaga(485 km):We depart for the city of Granada and will visit the Alhambra. We proceed on our journey to the Sunny Coast area – Costa del Sol.  Hotel: 3* in Málaga or city nearby Wednesday(D5) Málaga–Seville(210 km):We go northbound to Seville. We'll visit Seville Cathedral and the Alcázar of Seville. Then we walk through the Santa Cruz, Torre del Oro and Maria Luisa Park. In Plaza de España, we can admire a crafted porcelain painting. Hotel: 3* in Seville or city nearby Thursday(D6) Seville–Lisbon(460 km):We depart for Lisbon and we are expected to arrive in Cabo da Roca in the afternoon. Later we will be back to the Lisbon city centre and visit Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery. You will pass through Marquis of Pombal Square and then stop at Rossio Square for some free time.  Hotel: 3* in Lisbon or city nearby         Friday(D7) Lisbon–Toledo–Madrid(675 km):We will drive back to Madrid via Toledo, overlooking the Alcázar of Toledo and visiting Toledo Cathedral. Then take a well-earned rest as you sit back, catch a breath taking landscape of Spain while you are on the journey to Madrid.No hotel-accommodation provided for this evening.Overnight: 7-Day tour with 6-overnight 3-star hotelsMeals: 7-Day tour with 6-Daily continental breakfasts