Many writers, including Ernest Hemingway came to Calpe to seek inspiration.
Calpe is one of the most beautiful places in the Mediterranean.
Once a fishing village, the resort is located under the protection of a majestic 300m cliff Peñón de Ifach. In the 17th century Calpe became famous as a heroic city for its successful resistance to pirates.
Today, Calpe’s maritime traditions attract many lovers of good cuisine. The famous fish market is the main magnet for food lovers: in its neighborhood restaurants you can sample the entire range of the freshest seafood. Fans of outdoor activities will find everything they need for sailing, diving or fishing.
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Places to visit in Calpe are:
- Historical monuments: from the 18th century Chapel of San Salvador and Chapel of the Comet to the 19th century Windmill Torre Moli del Morello and Cass Nova
- Museums: Museum of festive costumes, Archaeological Museum, Ethnological Museum Casa del Coco, and Museum of lithography Casa de la Senoreta
- The Natural Preserve Peñon de Ifach (Rock of Ifach) - you can climb its top (322m) to observe picturesque views of the coast and the town.
- The Salt Lake (The Salinas) - a natural saltwater lake inhabited by flamingos and herons.
The rich history of the coast left traces of different cultures in Calpe: the Iberian, Phoenician, Roman. But modern Calpe is not only a beautiful rock and historic monuments, but also a fast-paced modern resort, meeting all requirements of the tourist business. Recently, a lot of luxury housing with beautiful views has been built there. Good ecology, well-groomed beaches and playgrounds attract families with children from all over Europe to Calpe. Your holiday in Calpe begins with Booked.net.