Alicante Gastronomic Tour
The gastronomy of Alicante is one of the best Mediterranean gastronomies. It is shaped by three fundamental factors: climate, ecosystems and historical influences. During this gourmet tour our guides with their unique style will storytell them among other legends and local stories; while you try some of our best designation of origin products.
We will visit the most traditional local food shops and the Central Market as the icing on the cake. We will interact with the owners of the shops and market stalls, who will tell us their experiences and family stories.
This is the best gourmet experience to know firsthand the gastronomy and culture of Alicante!
1st of La Explanada de España, in front of the Peret Kiosk. Check the “meeting point” section for more details.
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Time: 11:00 am
Duración: 2,5 – 3 hours
Price: 30 €
Booking for this tour is mandatory. We recommend bringing a bottle of water.
The best Gastronomic Tour in Alicante includes:
The Central Market: Half of the guided visit we will spend it in the Market, the main food hall in Alicante.
4 Traditional Local Food Shops: During the tour we will visit 4 local and traditional shops, each of them specialized on different products.
Salt Tasting: One of the main products in Alicante is salt, once you know its importancy, you will be able to appreciate the rest of our gastronomy.
Oil Tasting: As salt, oil is also a crucial product to understand our gastronomy. Now that know the base of our gastronomy, let’s start eating and drinking!
A Local Wine Called Fondillón: The most special wine in Alicante with a lot of history behind. The price of a bottle is normally up to 60€, a kings wine, we call it.
Coca De Mollitas: A savory pastry made with flour, salt and olive oil. It is famous only in Alicante city, we love it!
Coca Amb Tonyina: Another salty pastry very famous during our main festivities, no worries, we´ll tell you everything about it. (It may change by season)
Mistela: The most traditional liquor in Alicante. ¡Salud!
A Glass Of White and Red Wine: You will be trying 2 glasses (red and white) of wine from one of the best and most famous brands in Alicante: Tarima.
Season´s Fruit: Depending on the season we will finish the tour with fresh local fruits from our region. The best way to enjoy real fresh food grown just a few km away.
Pericana: one of our most traditional tapas in Alicante. It is made with dried tomatoes and peppers and dried fish, among others. Unmissable when visiting Alicante, we love it!
Turrón Tasting: Turrón is the most famous sweet from Alicante. During the tour we will try the most traditional turrones.
Salazón: Probably the most weird thing you will try during our tour. Salted dried fish, a thousands of years old tradition, delicious!
Pinoso Meats: Our city is not specialized on meats, however, there are a few towns in the region very famous for their cold sausages
Iberian Ham Tasting: Ham may not be our strength, however there is not a good quality gastronomic tour in Spain without jamón! During the tour you will try the 4 existing kinds of Iberian ham and we´ll talk about the main differences.
The best guides in the city: During this tour you will not only have one local guide providing you with information, but also all the owners of the shops and stalls will tell you about their experience and family stories!