Catalonia, Valencia, and the Costa Blanca Sights

Peñón d'Ifach

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Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

The landscape of Calpe is dominated by this huge calcareous rock more than 1,100 yards long, 1,090 feet high, and joined to the mainland by a narrow isthmus. The area is rich in flora and fauna, with more than 300 species of plants and 80 species of land and marine birds. A visit to the top is not for the fainthearted; wear shoes with traction for the hike, which includes a trip through a tunnel to the summit. The views are spectacular, reaching to the island of Ibiza on a clear day. Check with the local visitor information center (Centro de Interpretación, Calle Isla de Formentera s/n; 679/195912) about guided tours for groups.

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Calpe, 03710, Spain

Published 08/18/2015

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