Admire Alicante’s main monuments and learn about the city’s history and legends on this free walking tour accompanied by an English-speaking guide.
Free Walking Tour of Alicante
Begin this free city tour of Alicante from Plaza de Ayuntamiento. From here, follow your guide to the most emblematic parts of this pretty Mediterranean town.
Stroll to the Concatedral de San Nicolás de Bari (Co-Cathedral of St Nicholas of Bari), which was built on the ruins of an ancient mosque. After discovering its fascinating past, continue the walk along Calle Mayor and Calle Villavieja until you get to the Santa Maria Basilica, Alicante’s oldest religious building, full of interesting stories.
Then, explore the neighbourhood of Santa Cruz, one of the most picturesque of this vibrant seaside town. As you wander through the streets, you’ll get a glimpse of the Santa Barbara Castle perched on top of Mount Benacantil. Your guide will reveal its history, currently one of the country’s largest fortresses.
You’ll complete this free tour near the Port of Alicante, as you soak in the most important events that have taken place in this part of Spain.
- Groups with over 6 people will not be allowed to participate in this tour.
- Minors must always be accompanied by an adult. Each adult can be accompanied by a maximum of three adolescents or children.
- You will only visit the interior of monuments that are free to visit. Otherwise, you will only visit the outside.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
The tour is exclusively in English.
English speaking guide specialized in the history of Alicante.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 2 days before (Alicante local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Plaza del Ayuntamiento
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.