Calpe ideal vacation destination on Spain’s Costa Blanca the Mediterranean Sea.
CALP or CALPE The Penon de Ifach massif keeps watch over Calp’s infinite beaches like a sentinel on the coastline.
Under the attentive gaze of the highest cliff on the Mediterranean, the Penon de Ifach, Calpe has grown on both sides of the Great Rock, symbol and image of the Costa Blanca.
It has been a tourist destination since the 30s due, especially, to the quality of its beaches, their fine sand and the cleanliness of their waters.
The municipality preserves vestiges of the past in its old town, and curiosities such as the ruins of the Banos de la Reina, and some abandoned salt mines. Its fishing port is full of vitality, where restaurants serve the local fish and seafood.
The Penon de Ifach massif keeps watch over Calp’s infinite beaches like a sentinel on the coastline; this immense mass of rock that rises up out of the Mediterranean has become an indisputable symbol of the Costa Blanca coast.
From El Collao to Les Bassetes, 13 km of coastline embrace the town, with excellent beaches and coves that rival the landscapes of Calp in beauty.
Calp invites you to step back in time by visiting its historic quarter, former salt pans, the archaeological remains of the Roman town and the Baños de la Reina salting factory. You can stroll along its promenades, enjoy its lively fishing port and sample delicious fish and seafood in its restaurants, and also take in the spectacular views from the coves of La Manzanera and El Morro de Toix.
On the visit is bound crag of Ifach Natural Park and other places of interest like the incredible beauty of the gorge mask or the Sierra de Olta, from where magnificent views of the salt, the rock of Ifach, and on clear days, Ibiza and Formentera.
The streets of the city centre and monuments to be found in them are an essential part of this attractive town in Alicante.
The remains of military architecture of the Tower or the square where the piece stands the Archaeological Museum are a perfect excuse to miss Calpe.
In addition, between 1 and 12 October in the town celebrated the 22nd edition of the traditional beer festival, great popular festival where you’ll find lots of fun. Do not miss the Oktoberfest!
Exits 63 and 64 of the AP-7 motorway leading to Calpe, a town that can also be reached along the N-332 Valencia-Alicante. The town also has a narrow-gauge railway that runs along the coast and also a regular bus service.
Ayuntamiento de Calpe.
Avenida de Ifach, 14.
(Alicante) Tel.: 965833600.
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