Nature in Altea

Altea has an impressive wealth both in its flora and in its fauna, of terrestrial and marine environment.

The Serra Gelada Natural Park and the Sierra de Bernia are geographical references of the province of Alicante, and here you can practice water sports such as sailing, diving, kayaking, hiking, excursions… With possibilities for all ages.

Altea la Vella, the orchard near the Algar River… Many are the roads of Altea for those who enjoy a wonderful day in family and in contact with nature.

You can take a day and go to the Fuentes del Algar or even visit the Island of Tabarca.

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Guide to the fauna of Riu Algar
Mascarat and Cap Negret Volcanic Outcrop
Altea routes
Sierra de Bèrnia

Discover the old town in a different way

Nowadays, a visit to the old town of Altea can be a journey into the ancestral Mediterranean culture. The current exhibition presented on the 2nd of June 2021 “The Return of the Gargoyles”, can help you to get to know the beauty of the old town of Altea in a…

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July activities to get to know Altea

With the arrival of the good weather and the summer season, we have prepared some activities for visitors during the month of July The programme is made up of themed routes that allow tourists to get to know Altea from different perspectives. As a special activity, on Saturday 17th July…

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Mascarat geological trail

Are you up for a different route? With a length of 2.3 kilometres, the route goes through different wonderful places, including the impressive Mascarat Strait, and the amazing viewpoint of the cliffs of Morro de Toix. This trail is signposted with different approved paint markings to follow the path, as…

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Beaches of Altea

The beaches of Altea that you didn’t know existed

The beaches of Altea Altea is different from the others town for being a white and careful for its Mediterranean essence. A town immersed in Costa Blanca. The stones beaches are caractheristic of Altea. And of course that kind of beaches have many advantages, did you know that some stone…

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Altea, new cycling destination

The departments of Tourism and Sports of the City of Altea opt for cycling as a product with greater projection at present, and consequently, the driven no seasonally component and the trend towards specialization of products, also include tourism strategy that is carrying out the department of Tourism. Notably in…

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What to do in Altea in 3 days

The town of Altea is one of the most beautiful corners of the Costa Blanca, a must-see, with its Mediterranean air reflected in its streets, its monuments and its spectacular views of the sea. Like all places you have your points of interest, but how can you enjoy them in…

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HOLY WEEK IN ALTEA Altea is always a fantastic place to spend a few days, but at Easter its charm multiplies. What could be better to enjoy with family or friends than nature, dreamy landscapes, great food and many leisure options? In Altea you have all kinds of possibilities: beaches,…

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Soon you can enjoy the fantastic guided tours of spring. They are free and you will know the town of Altea, you will not regret it! Spring is here and the desire to enjoy nature increases even more if possible. Knowing new places or reliving moments in places that make…

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Casco Antiguo Altea


A year and given the success of previous editions, the Department of Tourism has prepared a new program of free guided tours Discover Altea! For the months of January, February and March, with some innovations. These will consist of the incorporation of patrimonial, cultural and children’s visits. In January the…

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