We invite the whole family to enjoy the cultural heritage and history of Xàbia in an entertaining and fun way with the Dramatized Guided Tours and Thematic Routes which will allow you to explore the town's history and our architectural, cultural and natural heritage, as well as our gastronomy and customs.
In the Dramatized Guided Tours, EL TESORO DE XÀBIA Y EL PUERTO DE LOS SUEÑOS (THE TREASURE OF XÀBIA AND THE PORT OF DREAMS), three actors bring historical and anonymous characters to life who played a representative and outstanding role in the municipality. During their performance, they allude to historical events, legends, anecdotes and provide knowledge about relevant aspects of everyday life in Xàbia throughout the centuries.
The Treasure of Xàbia route travels through Xàbia Historical City Centre with celebrities such as St. Vicent Ferrer, the architect, Domingo Urteaga, Antoni Banyuls, and other anonymous characters such as pirates and French soldiers. In Spanish.
The Port of Dreams explores the Port zone of Xàbia. A voyage to the past with an old sailor, an artist, Russian exiles, a pirate without a ship and the settlers of a millennial port to discover the essence which has attracted so many travellers to our coasts. In Spanish.
LA VILA NOCTURNA. SECRETOS DE LA XÀBIA MEDIEVAL (THE CITY AT NIGHT. SECRETS OF MEDIEVAL XÀBIA): Dramatized Guided Tour through the Xàbia city centre. A ghost travels through Xàbia recognizing the city of his grandparents and parents; Xàbia when it belonged to the Aragón Kingdom; the fortified walls of Xàbia besieged by pirates. The town of Xàbia 500 years ago is still present in its streets and palaces. In Spanish, English and French.
LA VILA NOCTURNA. VIVENCIAS DEL SIGLO XIX (THE CITY AT NIGHT. EXPERIENCES OF THE 19TH CENTURY): Dramatized Guided Tour through the Xàbia city centre. The political and economic changes of the 19th Century radically transformed the life and original features of Xàbia. A nocturnal stroll to discover what the city was like 150 years ago; its streets, its music, its dances and its vital rhythm. In Spanish, German, English and French.
EL PUERTO. LA IGLESIA Y SUS CALLES (THE PORT, THE CHURCH AND ITS STREETS): Dramatized Guided Route which explores the fishermen neighbourhood and port of Xàbia. Its streets, customs, houses, history and stories to discover one of the most charming harbours in the Valencian Region. In English, French and German.
XÀBIA, HISTORIA DE SU GASTRONOMÍA (XÀBIA, HISTORY OF ITS GASTRONOMY): Guided Gastronomical Route by the "Soler Blasco" Archaeological-Ethnological Museum and the Municipal Market with small food tasting dishes. The most basic agricultural products, olive oil, wine and fish have founded a cuisine and a pantry which unites cultures and territories; today, it is a value which distinguishes us. Following the route which several ingredients and other products travel, we will discover the history of gastronomy and the story of Xàbia's people. In Spanish, English and French.
DESCUBRE XÀBIA JUGANDO (DISCOVER XÀBIA BY PLAYING): Family Game of Clues thematic route through the Xàbia city centre. What can a 16th Century pirate and a 19th Century gentleman search for? The clues will reveal the genuine treasure of Xàbia. Would you like to help them? In Spanish.
CAP PRIM + PESCADORES Y PIRATAS (CAP PRIM + FISHERMEN AND PIRATES): Hiking route in the Cap Prim and Cala Sardinera area with food tasting of the local products. In a stroll with spectacular views, we will discover the botanical wealth of the Cap de la Nao area and how the inhabitants of the zone have related to the sea and its resources for thousands of years. In Spanish and English.
CALA BARRACA + MICRORESERVA DE FLORA (CALA BARRACA + PLANT MICRORESERVE): Hiking route in the Portixol area. In a sea and mountain environment, we will discover botanical species which have known how to adapt to the most extreme conditions and which are truly precious gems of nature. In Spanish and English.
SANTA LLÚCIA + ERMITAS DE CONQUISTA (SANTA LUCIA+ CONQUEST SANCTUARIES):Hiking Route in the Montgó National Park. During the 13th and 14th Centuries, a long war of conquest besieged the lands of Xàbia. From those events, there are still traces of memory, a host of sanctuaries, named the Conquest sanctuaries in the outskirts of Montgó. In Spanish and English.
CALA TANGÓ + RESERVA MARINA (CALA TANGO + MARINE RESERVE): Hiking route in the Cap de Sant Antoni area. The Cap de Sant Antoni Marine Reserve was founded to protect a zone with major scenic and environmental value. In the East end of the Reserve next to the North Jetty of the Xàbia Port, we will explore Cala Tangó or Cala del Pope, an emblematic place for the town's inhabitants for generations. In Spanish and English.
OLIVERA MILENARIA + CULTIVOS BAJO EL MONTGÓ (MILLENNIAL OLIVE TREES + CROPS UNDER SHELTER OF MONTGÓ): Hiking route in the outskirts of Xàbia. A route to visit a monumental olive tree which knew the fertile Arab farmhouses of the Valle de Sant Bertomeu and the Taifa kingdom of Dénia over a thousand years ago, we will discover man's ancient relationship with the emblematic Montgó mountain, their efforts and valuable farm products grown on its mountainside and which travelled the world. In Spanish and English.
MOLINERÍA + PARQUE NATURAL DEL MONTGÓ (WINDMILLS + MONTGÓ NATURAL PARK): Hiking route in the Montgó Natural Park. A forgotten century-old carabineer barracks as a gateway to a world of smugglers; a group of 17th century windmills as memory of a valley full of grain; a convent built by the king's grandson and destroyed by pirates. Fires, unique botanical species, birds, agricultural colonies, and the omni-present iconic Montgó mountain. In Spanish and English.
XÀBIA ROMANA + HISTORIAS MILENARIAS (ROMAN XÀBIA + MILLENNIAL HISTORY): Guided hiking route which travels through the Arenal area of Xàbia and its archaeological ruins since the Roman period. A port over 2000 years old connected to the entire Mediterranean Sea. In Spanish or English.
Interested persons can make reservations in advance by calling the Tourism Offices, Tel.: 96 579 43 56 - 96 579 07 36 - 96 646 06 05 or by means of: firstname.lastname@example.org