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Gastro Culture Of Alicante

Alicante, Espagne

Gastro Culture Of Alicante


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    h Estimate Duration
  • Repas

Gain an understanding of the many cultures that have influenced the gastronomy of Alicante and then dine on a meal that reflects some of those impacts. As you will discover while browsing the city’s esteemed Archaeological Museum, the Greeks, Phoenicians, Romans and Moors have all left their marks on Alicante since its founding in 325 BC. You will also see artifacts from more modern civilizations that reveal how the city has transitioned into its present state. The 16th and 17th centuries were particularly volatile and to protect Alicante from the invading pirates security towers were built along the coast to protect the residents. You will pass some of these soaring stone towers on the way to the lunch venue. The main dish will be paella, prepared Alicante-style. The local version differs from others in that the rice is sautéed in salmorreta, a tomato-based sauce with ñora peppers that imparts a unique flavor.

• Browse an archaeological museum with artifacts from conquerors of the Alicante area.
• Learn how those invaders influenced the culture and gastronomy.
• Behold some of the security towers built centuries ago to protect Alicante from pirates.
• Dine on a version of paella that reflects the local influences on this traditional dish.

• Dress in weather-appropriate clothing.
• Wear flat comfortable walking shoes.

Need to Know:

Note: This tour includes approximately 1 hour of moderate walking over mainly even surfaces. It is not recommended for guests who utilize a wheelchair. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina. Casual, weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable, flat walking shoes are suggested.

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Type d'excursion :

Dégustation de vins et de plats locaux

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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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