City, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family
Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for all ages
Maximum travelers: 10
Catalan (fluent), English (fluent), French (conversational), Spanish (fluent), Italian (conversational), Mandarin (basic)
Known for its Moors and Christian parade in honour of its Patron, St. George
Alcoy, city located within the Province of Alicante was founded in the XIIIth century, but it was in the XIX century during the industrial revolution when it flourished.
we will start our tour visiting Saint George's church. Where I will introduce the history, tradition and festivity of the Moors and Christians. It is a Historicist neo-Romanesque building, richly decorated in Neo-Byzantine style. Through the main altar our expert guide we will involve you into the legend of Saint George.
Then we will visit one of Santiago Calatrava's design: Llotja de Saint George. Singular construction that simulates the skeleton of a dragon.
Afterwards, we will start a brief walking tour in one of the main streets of the city where the Moors and Christians parade pass through and where many modernist houses such as: The peakcock house or Circulo Industrial
** All my tours are customizable, please if you have any preferences or any thoughts let me know and I will offer my best.
- Departing from the Tourist Information Center of Alcoy
- Saint George Church
- Llotja de Saint George
- Modernist walking tour
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Tourist Information Center in Spanish Square
End location: Tourist Information Center
Duration: 3 hours
This tour is 100% walking
- Saint George church
- Circulo Industrial
- Llotja of Saint George
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 Euro - Please, bring with you some cash for your extra needs (water 1'50€ coffee 2€...)
- Moors and Christians Museum: +3€