Find details of Local Attractions and Places to Visit in Calpe - Costa Blanca, Spain.
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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.
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.
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.
Playa de la Fossa / Levante is a popular beach in Calpe, Spain - a long sandy beach with shallow, surrounded by a promenade with many restaurants and shops.
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).
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.
Playa Cantal Roig is a small, calm beach located next to the fishing port and the Peñón de Ifach in Calpe. It has numerous restaurants and is ideal to visit with children. While you sunbathe at Cantal Roig beach, you can watch the boats arrive at the port at the end of the day, experience the fish auctions, or taste the local cuisine in nearby restaurants.
The fish auction is one of the most popular and most visited of Calpe’s activities.
The Salinas - Salt Flats are an interesting spot close to the Penon de Ifach.
Calpe's History & Archaelogical museum is located in Calle Santísimo Cristo nº 7, in the part of the building known as "Casa de la Senyoreta".
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 Arenal-Bol Beach is located in the centre of Calpe, Spain, making it an ideal spot for enjoying the sun and the Mediterranean sea with the family.
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.