The festivity of San Tomás is the star this week
As every summer, festivals are the stars in Altea. This week in the district of Partida Cap Negret the festivities in honor of San Tomás (brochure link)
Discover Altea with our Free guided tours. Thursday 1 st we will discover Altea la Vella and Friday 2 nd the old town of Altea. All the information is published in the following link
On Tuesday 30th, you have a chance to learn about artisan fishing with The Fishermen’s Route, guided boat trip and visit to the fishing port. More information on this link
There is also a time for sports this week, on Wednesday 31st and Friday 2nd of August Snorkel guided tours will take place. Wednesday they will visit the coast from the beach of Cap Negret, while Friday they will start at the beach of La Solsida. In both cases the output will be at 09:45 hours. Limited places. More information and reservations Greenwichdiving – Diving Centre, telephone 966 881 457 (required for control and safety issue). More information on this link.
Moreover, we can enjoy all week with the Mostra d’Artesania (Handicrafts fair), located in Church Square from 19:30 to 00:30 h., also of the Balconades d’Altea, an exhibition of paintings by artists of the area which are hung on the balconies of the houses, in the Church Square, and adjacent streets (more information here). In the street Portal Vell, until the 31stAugust, you can enjoy the Fira of the Xicotet Format, where various artists from Altea show their small pieces from 20:00 to 01:00 h. (further information here).
Another of the samples that we can enjoy from Monday to Sunday is the Art Mirant la Mar, located on Passeig Mediterrani, from 18:30 to 00:30 hours from Monday to Thursday and until 01:30 from Friday to Sunday.
The cultural offer in Altea completes with the exhibition Casal Fester Museum, where Moors and Christians show their finery in the Casa de Cultura at the 14 Pont de Montcau Street (open Monday to Friday from 10 to 14 h and from 17 to 20 h – admission free) and with the Museo Parroquial de la Iglesia de Ntra. Sra. del Consuelo, where you can admire liturgical objects such as chalices, chasubles and parish books of great historical value that come to date from the year 1640 (the exhibition will be open Tuesday to Saturday from 10:30 to 13:30 and 16:30 to 18:30 hours – more on this link).