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Alicante: Secret Flavors Food Tour

1. Alicante: Secret Flavors Food Tour

Join this secret flavors food and tapas tour to taste the best cuisine in Alicante. Sample many products typical of the region, including fruits and vegetables directly from the orchard, meat from local farms, Mediterranean fish, as well as local cheese, and handmade sweets. Pair all these tasty treats with traditional Spanish drinks, both with and without alcohol. Meet at the Central Market and visit 10 different food locations, some of which have been around for more than 100 years. Discover all the town's most delicious aromas and flavors.  Get to know the most experienced sellers and chat about the history of each product and the traditions behind them. Along the way, discover the interesting history of the Central Market and its hidden corners. This tour aims to support small businesses, local producers, and artisans who are still practicing their craft as they always have.

Vineyards of Alicante: Wine Tasting Tour

2. Vineyards of Alicante: Wine Tasting Tour

Spend an afternoon at a local winery and vineyard just 45 minutes from the heart of Alicante, and taste the wines produced on site. Depart Alicante and journey to a village in the Vinalopó region. Upon arrival, explore the beautiful surroundings of the vineyard with your guide. If you are visiting in harvest season, you might even get to try some grapes! Learn about the wine making process and explore the bodega (wine cellar and holding tanks). Then, taste some of the region's most representative wines. Take a walk around the vineyard to take some souvenir pictures before returning to Alicante for the end of the tour services.

Alicante: Seven Secrets of Alicante Discovery Tour

3. 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.

Alicante: Canelobre Caves Tour with Transport

4. Alicante: Canelobre Caves Tour with Transport

Be wowed by the cathedral-like interior of Canelobre Caves on this inclusive trip. Sit back, relax and let your driver take the strain as you leave Alicante. After arriving, take in panoramic mountain and sea views from a vantage point 700m above altitude. Next, adjust your eyes and duck into the vast caves for a guided tour. Learn about their rocks, features and microclimate from your local guide. Marvel at the wonder of stalagmites, stalactites and other prehistoric features. Take a break on your journey back to Alicante, as your guide shows you the charming town of Busot along the way.

From Alicante: Guadalest Valley and Algar Waterfalls Tour

5. 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.

Alicante: Tandem Paraglide Flight

6. Alicante: Tandem Paraglide Flight

Experience the lovely landscapes of the Costa Blanca from a different perspective on an afternoon tandem paraglide flight from Alicante. Get a transfer to the launch site to meet your pilot and listen to a safety briefing before you take to the skies. Benefit from a short practice session to make sure you feel completely comfortable. Then, get an extreme adrenaline rush and take in the breathtaking views as you fly. Soar through the sky like a majestic eagle, surrounded by the stunning mountain landscapes. Feel the freedom of the wind as your pilot takes you on an experience like never before!  Land back on Earth, filled with a sense of freedom. 

Alicante Charming Villages Tour: Villajoyosa and Altea

7. Alicante Charming Villages Tour: Villajoyosa and Altea

Escape the hustle and bustle of Alicante to experience the more laid-back charms of 2 of Alicante province’s most enchanting villages. Following a pick-up from your hotel in the city center, transfer to the coastal town of Villajoyosa, known to locals as simply “La Villa,” and explore its historic heart to see golden sand beaches and brightly colored houses. Famed for its chocolate industry, you will also visit a family run artisan chocolate factory to learn more about the chocolate industry. Walk along the seafront promenade to feel the ocean breeze. Continue to Altea to discover a labyrinth of streets of whitewashed homes. Walk down cobblestone streets full of character. Marvel at the blue and white tiled church, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains of the Serra de Bèrnia and Mediterranean Sea. Relax in one of Altea's cafés or restaurants, and experience the town’s pleasant micro-climate and palm tree-lined promenade.

From Alicante: Bocairent and Covetes dels Moros Day Trip

8. From Alicante: Bocairent and Covetes dels Moros Day Trip

We will visit a mountain village perched on the rock, surrounded by the landscape of the Sierra de Mariola natural park. Its medieval quarter has labyrinthine streets and houses half-carved into the stone. There we can visit monuments that are rare in other places, such as the snowfield located in the town, the church of the Asunción, which has an extraordinary goldsmith's museum, the Plaza de Toros, which dates from 1843 and whose site is excavated in the rock and the most famous monument of the town, which is the set of caves excavated by the Berbers called 'covetes dels Moros' and which can be visited inside. We will also get to know the local products with a tasting of herbero and pericana liqueur.

From Alicante: Valencia Full-Day Guided Tour

9. From Alicante: Valencia Full-Day Guided Tour

We will discover the work of the Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava, who has several buildings that have become icons of the city. It is a scientific and cultural leisure complex better known as the City of Arts and Sciences. We will discover the very Holy Chalice inside the Cathedral, feel the emotion in the Basilica of the Virgin of the Forsaken and get to know the Central Market with all its stalls full of top-quality fresh food. Rest enjoying some tapas in the sun on one of its terraces and continue with the Lonja de la Seda, a jewel of civil Gothic. And, if you have any strength left, you cannot miss the so-called Valencian Sistine Chapel: The Church of San Nicolás. We will finish the tour centre in "La Albufera de Valencia" which was declared a natural park in 1986; however, its history goes back much further in time. Before returning to Alicante we will make a stop to captivate ourselves with its splendor and its charm that attracts unprecedented fauna and flora. We will know more about its history and natural value for the ecosystem of the region.

From Alicante: Cullera Old Town and Albufera Natural Park

10. From Alicante: Cullera Old Town and Albufera Natural Park

With eleven wonderful beaches, Cullera offers the opportunity to explore its charms beyond its captivating fine sand. This experience will allow you to learn more about the history of this natural area that today is one of the most popular destinations in the Valencian province. You will be able to appreciate the historical case of the city, its most emblematic castle, fortresses, towers and its beaches. At the end of the day, we can visit the "Albufera Natural Park" admiring the charm of its flora and fauna.

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What people are saying about Alicante

This is the very best tour I have done. Carlos is very helpful, proactive and nothing is too much trouble. He knows personally many of the vendors in the market hall and this makes the whole experience feel very special. I cannot fault this tour. Top marks to Carlos.

An interesting and fun trip. I was afraid I wouldn’t manage the whole tour, since I have some illnesses, but the pace was perfect for me. The guide told us some personal experiences and made it worth all the steps

Thank you Carlos we are so satisfied, a very nice afternoon, very nice and tasty, and you are an exceptionally good guide, we will be back, kind regards Gunilla & Robert, Wictoria & David & Caisa from Sweden

Brilliant food tour round the market in Alicante with Carlos. Very good value for over 2 hours of tasting delicious food and wine Carlos is great fun and very knowledgeable.

Very nice tour to visit various sights of the city and get to know about the history and customs of Alicante