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Calpe (Calp), Costa Blanca, Spain

 
 

Overview
Calpe (Calp) is one of the main tourist destinations in
Costa Blanca. Calpe is a beautiful town which the Peñón belongs and worthy of its 11 km. of seashore ranging from fine sandy strands, such as the Levante and Arenal beaches, to picturesque coves, such as La Manzanera and Les Urques.

Things to Do & See in Calpe
Calpe is famous with its historical background, beautiful promenade, 11 km. of coastline, great beaches and coves.

The Mudéjar Gothic-style 15th-century Parish Church of La Virgen de las Nieves, several sections or spandrels of the old medieval town wall and a large fortified tower are the main sights of Calpe.

The summit of the Baños de la Reina (Queen’s Baths) is worth a visit at the foot of the Peñón.

A day out at the Calpe beaches is one of the main attractions of the town. Windsurfing and jet-skiing is popular at the La Fossa and Arenal beaches. In addition; the bay of Les Bassetes is famous for its beautiful seabed and crystal waters. La Manzanera and Les Urques coves also has a great beauty and popular for sailing and scuba diving.

Calpe also hosts a sailing school and a scuba-diving centre in Puerto Blanco.

 
 

The Penon de Ifach Natural Park (the Rock of Ifach) is a nice region with a 332 mt. rock raising just along the sea. The lagoon and the nature worth a visit. Outdoor sports lovers may climb to the Rock of Ifach.

 
 


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