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.
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.
The Calpe Weekly Market is held on Saturday mornings (09:00-14:00) on Avenida de Rumania in Calpe, Spain. Products for sale include clothes, furnishings, leather goods, jewellery, toys and music. A weekly fruit and vegetable market is also held in Calpe Old Town, on the Avenida Del Norte.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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The Salinas - Salt Flats are an interesting spot close to the Penon de Ifach.