Alcoy Walking Tour: The Legend of Saint George
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Alcoy Walking Tour: The Legend of Saint George

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Known for its Moors and Christian parade in honour of its Patron, St. George


Alcoy, city located within the Province of Alicante was founded in the XIIIth century, but it was in the XIX century during the industrial revolution when it flourished.

we will start our tour visiting Saint George's church. Where I will introduce the history, tradition and festivity of the Moors and Christians. It is a Historicist neo-Romanesque building, richly decorated in Neo-Byzantine style. Through the main altar our expert guide we will involve you into the legend of Saint George.

Then we will visit one of Santiago Calatrava's design: Llotja de Saint George. Singular construction that simulates the skeleton of a dragon.
Afterwards, we will start a brief walking tour in one of the main streets of the city where the Moors and Christians parade pass through and where many modernist houses such as: The peakcock house or Circulo Industrial

** All my tours are customizable, please if you have any preferences or any thoughts let me know and I will offer my best.

ITINERARY

- Departing from the Tourist Information Center of Alcoy
- Saint George Church
- Llotja de Saint George
- Modernist walking tour

MEETING POINT + TOUR DURATION

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 3 hours

TRANSPORTATION

This tour is 100% walking

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Other: - Saint George church
- Llotja of Saint George

ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED

6 Euro - Moors & Christians Museum Ticket
Circulo Industrail ticket entrance

Please, bring with you some cash for your extra needs (water 1'50€ coffee 2€...)

WHAT’S EXTRA

Other: - Moors and Christians Museum: +3€
- Circulo Industrial 2'5€


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