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Free Walking Tour of Alicante
Activities in Alicante

Free Walking Tour of Alicante

9.70 / 10
541 reviews | 2,863 travellers
A very interesting visit. Jose, our guide, has explained the whole history of the city to us and has shown us the most interesting corners. Highly recommended
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Admire Alicante’s main monuments and learn about the city’s history and legends on this free walking tour accompanied by an English-speaking guide.

Paseo de la Explanada de España
Co-Cathedral of St Nicholas of Bari
Santa Maria Basilica
Santa Barbara Castle

Free Walking Tour of Alicante

Begin this free city tour of Alicante from Plaza de Ayuntamiento. From here, follow your guide to the most emblematic parts of this pretty Mediterranean town.

Stroll to the Concatedral de San Nicolás de Bari (Co-Cathedral of St Nicholas of Bari), which was built on the ruins of an ancient mosque. After discovering its fascinating past, continue the walk along Calle Mayor and Calle Villavieja until you get to the Santa Maria Basilica, Alicante’s oldest religious building, full of interesting stories.

Then, explore the neighbourhood of Santa Cruz, one of the most picturesque of this vibrant seaside town. As you wander through the streets, you’ll get a glimpse of the Santa Barbara Castle perched on top of Mount Benacantil. Your guide will reveal its history, currently one of the country’s largest fortresses.

You’ll complete this free tour near the Port of Alicante, as you soak in the most important events that have taken place in this part of Spain.

Important information

  • Groups with over 6 people will not be allowed to participate in this tour. 
  • Minors must always be accompanied by an adult. Each adult can be accompanied by a maximum of three adolescents or children.
  • You will only visit the interior of monuments that are free to visit. Otherwise, you will only visit the outside.
  • The route is not very accessible by wheelchair or pram due to the sections of ramps and stairs in the historic centre.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

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2 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.


English speaking guide specialized in the history of Alicante.

When to book?

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Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.


No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility or pushchairs/strollers.



Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.


Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Plaza del Ayuntamiento