Calpe Alicante (Spanish) or Calp Alicante (English) is a Spanish coastal town in the province of Alicante. It is approximately 67 km away from the Alicante City and located at the foot of the Natural Park of Penyald’lfac. Calpe is well connected by the motorways A7 and N332 and approximately a one hour drive from the Alicante airport. The mainstay of the economy of Calpe is tourism and fishing.
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Calpe Alicante, You will be pleasantly surprised to know that people used to stay even during the prehistoric time here. Some remains here have led archaeologists to believe that people stayed here even during the Bronze Age. Because of the strategic coastal location of Calpe Alicante, you will also get to see many Iberian, Romanian, and Arabian archaeological sites here. Fishing industry began to pick up here during the second half of the 19th century and in the 1960s, commercial constructions such as the hotels picked up in sync with the other parts of the Costa Blancaand keeping pace with the flourishing trend of tourism here in Calpe Alicante.
The area of Calpe Alicante is 23.5 km2 with a total population of 29,666 according to the 2009 census. The population density of Calpe Alicante is 1,300 per sq. km.
July and August are the hottest months in Calpe Alicante when the temperature touches the 250C mark while January and February are the coolest months of a year. Calpe Alicante receives maximum rain in the months of May, September, October, and interestingly, December every year. A typical Mediterranean climate prevails here.
Avenida Juan Carlos I 1 32 | Ed. Gran Sol, L.4, 03710 Calpe, Spain
Calle Nina 15, 03710 Calpe, Spain
urbanizacion Canuta Baja 35B, 03710 Calpe, Spain