Visitor and Tourist Information Guide to Calpe on the Costa Blanca in Spain.
Find Calpe Beaches, Markets & Rastros and Local Attractions including museums, historic towns & walking routes.
Calpe is a tourist resort on the Costa Blanca, Spain, located between Alicante and Valencia. It's beautiful sandy beaches, and stunning rock "Penon de Ifach", make Calpe a very popular tourist destination, with a fantastic choice of things to do, such as watersports, cycling or walking.
Our Calpe Visitor and Tourist Information Guide will help you plan your holiday, with information on Beaches, Markets, and Places to Visit in Calpe.
Rising 322 metres above the Mediterranean sea, and with incredible views of the surrounding area Peñon d'Ifach - also known as Calpe Rock - is one of the most famous sights along the Costa Blanca coastline and is also a protected Natural Park. If you are looking to climb Calpe Rock, the signposted route starts at the Visitor Centre, where there is a parking area. You can take part in a guided excursion which takes you along the walking trail, taking you all the way to the summit by way of a tunnel constructed in 1918 to make the climb easier. You can also climb the Rock without a guide.
Although known as the Queen's Baths, this feature of the history of Calpe was in fact an ancient fish farm. Enjoy a complex of pools built in the 4th century with natural access to the sea - they were used for farming fish for consumption by the local people of Calpe.
If you are looking for things to do with the family in Calpe, take a visit to FAMILY PARK. Open every day at 18:30, FAMILY PARK is an amusement park offering fairground rides for all the family. Find the park at Av de los Ejércitos Españoles (next to the Salinas).
A walk around the narrow streets of Calpe's Old Town are a must for any visitor to Calpe. The original fishing village of Calpe originally consisted of a walled old town constructed around the church, the wall being built to defend the residents against frequent attacks by pirates from North Africa.
Blanca Cars - Car Hire Costa Blanca - have chosen this fantastic list of Things to do in Calpe, Spain - including the Peñon d'Ifach / Calpe Rock, Calpe's stunning beaches, Las Salinas / Salt Flats, Family Park, Club Hipico Calpe, Los Baños de Reina (the Queen’s Baths), Calpe Harbour & Fish Market, Olas de Zen Wellness Studio & Surf Shop, Calpe Old Town Museums and Galeria Café Casino.
Visit this page for details of how to book your visit to The Peñon d'Ifach / Calpe Rock - one of the most famous sights along the Costa Blanca coastline and also a protected Natural Park. If you are looking to climb Calpe Rock, you need to book an appointment on the official website.
A visit to Calpe Port and Marina should be high up on your list of places to visit in Calpe. Enjoy a relaxing stroll around the fishing harbour, visit the fish market and auction, a walk at the foot of Calpe Rock, sunbathe on the beach, shop at the local market stalls, and enjoy the best choice of Seafood restaurants in Calpe.
The Costa Blanca offers plenty of scope for walkers of all ages and all abilities. Find details of local walking routes around the Calpe area.
The Salinas - Salt Flats are an interesting spot close to the Penon de Ifach.