Free Tour: The Hidden Alicante
Just a step away from the most touristic area of Alicante we find Santa Cruz neighborhood. A mystical neighborhood, with beautiful white houses, colorful flowers adorning the balconies and fantastic viewpoints. But all that glitters is not gold…Legends, murders, plages, paranormal activities have taken place around this neighborhood, unknown for both visitors and locals.
During this tour we will we will walk around the most scenic neighborhood in Alicante at nightfall, combining the beauty of one of the oldest neighborhoods of Alicante with the city´s darkest and secret history.
1st of La Explanada de España, in front of the Peret ice cream parlour.
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
Duration: 1,5 – 2 hours
Price: Free, you choose the price.
The tour goes around the hill where the Castle is settled. Therefore, it is not very accessible. There are stairs and uphills, it is not a very hard walk, but we do not recommend it for people with reduced mobility.
The Free Tour “The Hidden Alicante” includes:
San Roque neighborhood: One of the most unique neighboorhoods, popular for the colourful houses and its namesake chapel.
Santa Cruz neighborhood: The most scenic neighborhood in Alicante, white houses and blue flowerpots, just beautiful.
Viewpoints: Santa cruz is the best place to enjoy stunning views of the city and ever more during the sunset.
Water Museum: One of the most important problems we had through history was lack of wáter. The water museum was settle in an old reservoir. (We visit the reservoirs during the tour when available)
Traditions: In Alicante we celebrate The Holy Week with the traditional Spanish parades. Santa Cruz is the home of the most amaizing and famous parades in Alicante.
Mysteries and famous personalities:We will tell you about different mysteries and interesting facts about the city and its famous personalities.
Legends: Some of the most amaizing stories gave birth to one of the main traditions in Alicante: La Santa Faz
The best guides in the city! Our local guides will tell you all about the history of the city, but also their experiences and family stories.