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Best Free Tours in Jijona

Jijona, also known as Xixona, is a charming town located in the province of Alicante in Spain. It is worldwide famous for its delicious nougat, locally known as "turron", which is made from almonds and honey. But Jijona free walking tours will show you that this ancient town has much more to offer than just a tasty treat! Join the Essential Jijona City Tour and come explore the old medieval streets with a local guide. This easy walk is perfect for first-time visitors to Jijona and covers all the major landmarks and attractions in the historical center, including the Castle of Jijona. Afterwards, join the Nougat Free Tour, an activity focused on the history of "turrón," with a visit to a local factory where you can taste this delicious treat. You’ll hear ancient legends, learn about ancient Muslim culture and gain a better understanding of how humans, almond trees and insects can cooperate in harmony. With free walking tours in Jijona, you're sure to have a memorable experience!

Highlights of a Free Tour in Jijona

Ready to add a cultural twist to your journey around the Mediterranean Coast of Spain? Take a trip to the interior of Alicante and join free tours in Jijona (also known as Xixona) for a wonderful experience! This quaint town has a long and fascinating history dating back to the Iberian era. Jijona has been ruled by the Romans, Moors, and Christians, and has a wealth of historical monuments and landmarks, including the Castle of Jijona, the Church of the Assumption, Blai's Tower, and the Town Hall. And under no circumstances miss a visit to the historical bakery Forn del Raval. Its wonderful medieval oven from the 16th century burns wood every day to bake bread and other traditional sweets giving a unique flavor. Along your tour, your local guide will share thrilling legends, entertaining anecdotes and lots of useful information so you can make the most of your trip! Book your free tours today and come explore the most authentic Spain.

Things to Do in Jijona

Apart from its long history and delicious cuisine, Jijona offers lots of activities and things to do for all types of tourists. Are you an outdoor enthusiast? Then we've got good news for you! Jijona is nestled in the foothills of the Sierra de la Carrasqueta mountain range and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, including hiking, cycling, and rock climbing. If you want something more relaxed, pay a visit to the Nougat Museum, which offers a unique insight into the town's famous sweet treat. Additionally, Jijona hosts numerous festivals throughout the year, including the Fira de Tots Sants, a traditional fair that takes place in November, and the Moros y Cristianos festival, which celebrates the town's Christian and Moorish heritage with colorful parades and performances. Whatever your interests, Jijona is a destination that is sure to captivate and delight visitors of all ages.

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