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Alicante: Seven Secrets of Alicante Discovery Tour

1. Alicante: Seven Secrets of Alicante Discovery Tour

Are you ready for an adventure? Starting at Central Market, sample various snacks typical of the area. Conquer more than 1,000 years of history as you tour one of the most beautiful castles in Spain, which looks out onto the sea. Descend to the center to discover the most important monuments and Alicante's seven secrets. Prepare to be surprised by the beauty of Alicante and the countless anecdotes, history, legends, and intrigue responsible for the town's current character. Finally, visit a tapas bar, run by your guide's childhood friend and known to serve the best tapas in Alicante. Taste one of the award-winning tapas paired with a typical, alcoholic or non-alcoholic Spanish drink.

From Alicante: Guadalest Valley and Algar Waterfalls Tour

2. From Alicante: Guadalest Valley and Algar Waterfalls Tour

Depart Alicante and journey towards the village of Guadalest in the Guadalest Valley for a 6-hour tour of the scenic setting far from the crowded beaches of the Costa Blanca.  Travel inland through a mountainous area lined with charming villages. Upon arrival in the spectacular valley, go to the fortress of Guadalest village (El Castell de Guadalest) and see the remains of the 11th-century Alcozaiba fortress and San Jose Castle at the top of the cliff. Enjoy some free time to get to know the village and visit one of its museums, such as the Micro-Gigantic Museum. Continue to Las Fuentes del Algar (Algar Waterfalls) to admire a series of crystal-clear small springs and waterfalls in a spectacular setting. Bring your swimming costume to take a refreshing dip in the springs during the summer months, or just soak up the area's surrounding pathways and natural pools.

Benidorm: 4-Hour Private City and Guadalest Tour

3. Benidorm: 4-Hour Private City and Guadalest Tour

Experience a unique perspective of Benidorm as you tour the city with a local guide. Get picked up from your hotel and head out for a private walking tour of the city center before heading to the mountains. In Benidorm, see sights such as the historical center, the beautiful San Jaime Church and the beaches of Levante and Poniente. Afterward, enjoy stunning panoramic views from the balcony of the Mediterranean. Later, continue to the Guadalest Valley. Although it is just 20 minutes from Benidorm, you will feel as though you are in a completely different place when you reach this stunning mountain range. Admire breathtaking views of Sierra d´Aixorta, Sierra de Serella and Sierra de Aitana. Pay a visit to the Old Town and the Castle San Jose Quarter before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

From Albir or Benidorm: Day Trip to Alicante by Coach

4. From Albir or Benidorm: Day Trip to Alicante by Coach

Take in the southern Costa Blanca coast en-route to the stunning city of Alicante. Alicante is known by many but explored by very few and has so much to offer from its beautiful port area with marble esplanade, the historic quarter with its maze of ancient streets that once formed part of the walled city, the vibrant central market and the shopping quarter with avenues lined with designer names and not to forget its castle perched high above Alicante keeping a watchful eye over the city. a journey of discovery as you will explore the southern Costa Blanca en-route to the fantastic city of Alicante. You’ll be collected by coach at your chosen start point. Once everyone is onboard, accompanied by an English-speaking representative, you'll follow the coast road southwards passing the villages of Villajoyosa & Campello before heading to the beach road of San Juan de Alicante with its kilometres of golden sands that stretch all the way into Alicante itself. We aim to arrive around 11:45 – 12:00. Once there, you'll have around five hours of free time which you can use as you choose.

From Valencia: Private Day Trip to Alicante with Local Guide

5. From Valencia: Private Day Trip to Alicante with Local Guide

Experience a private guided tour of Alicante, a historic Mediterranean port city and one of the most important tourist destinations in Spain. See the city’s main sites – including a castle, a cathedral, churches, and plazas – accompanied by a private local guide and with private transportation. Begin your day by getting picked up at a location of your choice in Valencia. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the views as you head off to Alicante in your own private air-conditioned vehicle. Take the stress out of the trip knowing the vehicle is at your disposal for the entire day. Get to know historic Alicante with the help of a private tour guide and learn all about a city that has been inhabited for over 7,000 years. Start your tour by visiting Santa Barbara Castle. Located at the top of Mount Benacantil, from here you can take in breathtaking views of the city. Next, descend to the historic city center and pay a visit to the Town Hall, one of the most recognizable buildings in Alicante. Continue to soak in the atmosphere of the city by checking out the other famous squares: the Plaza de Los Luceros, the Gabriel Miró Square, and the Plaza de Correosand. Head to the Co-cathedral of San Nicolás and marvel at this Renaissance building with its iconic 45-meter high blue dome. After that stroll over to the oldest church in the city, the Basilica of Santa Maria, which mixes Gothic and Baroque styles and was built on the remains of an Islamic mosque. Especially if you’re a food lover, don’t miss the opportunity to swing by Alicante’s Central Market. Savor the sights and smells of this authentic popular market spread out over two floors, and grab a snack along the way (price not included in the tour). Stop off at Alicante’s bullring, one of the oldest in Spain. Listen as your guide tells you all about the history of this building, which was built in 1847 by local architect Emilio Jover. The bullring is still in use today, not only for bullfighting festivals but also for various cultural events. Pay a visit to a local Alicante restaurant whenever you feel peckish (price not included) and sample some of the local traditional rice-based dishes. Finish your tour with a relaxing drive back to your accommodation in Valencia and enjoy an evening of rest after a day of history and culture.

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What people are saying about Alicante

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Fantastic experience. Carlos was a brilliant guide with a wealth of knowledge of the area. Enjoyed learning the 7 secrets of Alicante. Although I go to Alicante regularly I still found out many new things. Look forward to join another experience sometime soon.

If you are in Alicante, you MUST do this guided tour with Carlos !!! Carlos is an incredible guide , full of knowledge, wonderful sense of humor and care for every traveler !!! We can’t recommend more !!! Thank you Carlos!!!!!

Carlos was a fantastic guide and took time to interact with all the guests. Great insight to the history and culture of Alicante

Carlos did a very personal and fun guided tour. Really recommend it!

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