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.
We start the visit 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. And, although on this 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 guided tour 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 tour! (Due to pandemic restrictions it may vary).
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.