Free Tour Alicante Old Town

Alicante hiddes thousand of years of history, legends and culture amoung its streets. Join our local guides to discover the old town of Alicante in their unique style, because history and entertaiment can go together.

What is a Free Tour?

It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.

Things to do Free Tour Alicante Old Town

We start the Free Tour Alicante Old Town from the iconic Explanada de España, where its colorful pavement and palm trees will welcome us to Alicante.

We will cross to the port, the city's main ally thanks to comerce, but also our main enemy, since the city has been attacked several times from the Sea. For this reason, the city has been destroyed and rebuilt on 4 different occasions throughout history.

Although on this free tour we will visit the main monuments of the city such as the Town Hall, the Basilica of Santa María, the Co-Cathedral of San Nicolás or the Central Market, among others, we will also discover you many things that have disappeared due to different wars.

We will explore the streets once spotted by Romans and built by Arabs, who left such important vestiges as the Castle of Santa Bárbara, the jewell of Alicante. But, in addition, on this tour we will surprise you with stories, legends and secrets of the Muslim era, we will talk about explosions, wars, pirates, corsairs, kings, queens and the main characters of the construction of this city, its history and its scars. And, always, told in the most entertaining and fun way, because history, professionalism and fun can belong together.

But this Free Tour Alicante Old Town does not only talk about the past, but also about Alicante culture and gastronomy, we will not only talk about nougat and visit one of the oldest shops in the city (from 1890), but you will also have a small free nougat tasting, included in the free tour!

In addition, all our guides are from Alicante so they will give you the best advices on museums, beaches, restaurants, bars, other places to visit or anything you may have in mind. This is our city, so we will recommend what we like, nothing of turist traps.

Long story short, this is an essential visit to learn about the history and the culture of Alicante, which it will not leave you indifferent.

Highlights to see in Free Tour Alicante Old Town

  • Explanada de España
  • The Port
  • The City Hall
  • Basílica de Santa María
  • Co-Cathedral of St. Nicholas
  • La Cara del Moro
  • La Rambla
  • Traditional nougat shop from 1890
  • Free Turrón sample (it may vary due to the pandemic)
  • The Central Market
  • Local guides
  • And much more!


2 hours
Guide in Spanish and English

Adults: free

Availability and starting time
Check your date on the calendar on the right, or on the Book button!
When to book?
You can reserve up to 1 hour before the activity
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel the reservation, so that the guide does not wait.


The funniest local guides!
Free Turrón sample (if covid allows)
The safety and protection regulations against Covid-19 are complied with
1 Participación en Premios Mensuales: Ver Premios



Meeting point

1st of La Explanada, you will see a small dark green Kiosk/ice cream parlour, called Peret. Look for the Purple Umbrella of Free Walking Tours Alicante.


How to book?
Limited availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability. Choose date and fill in the required fields. Secure and protected payment. You will immediately receive your booking confirmation.
Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts
Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.
Is the interior of the monuments visited?
Exterior and interior of most named sites
Is the tour adapted for people with reduced mobility?
Fully adapted
Guaranteed departures without min of travelers
Are animals allowed?
Activity recommended for children?
Yes, families are welcome

Our promises

Best price guaranteed
Quick and easy reservation
Multilingual Customer Service
Secure payment

Contact us

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Would you like this tour in private?
Reservation online or by phone (+34) 621002436
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