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Baños de la Reina (Queen's Baths)

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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.

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Paseo Maritimo Playa del Bol, 47, 03710 Calpe, Alicante, Spain

Enjoy a Guided Visit to the Baños de la Reina (Queen's Baths) every Tuesday at 09:30 during July & August. Meet at Torre Molí del Morelló (windmill) on the promenade between Arenal Beach and the Port.
 
Los Baños de Reina (the Queen’s Baths) is an archaeological site next to the promenade in Calpe. This site reveals a fish salting factory, constructed by the Romans in 2 separate phases, II & IV centuries.

The site is in relatively good condition, although it has been eroded by the sea. It is still possible to view several channels together with caves carved into the rock.

 

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