Calpe is a coastal town located in the comarca of Marina Alta, in the province of Alicante, Valencian Community, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. The town is located
67 km (42 Miles) from the city of Alicante and lies at the foot of the Natural Park of Penyal d'Ifac.The economy of Calpe is based mainly on tourism and fishing
Before we have a look at what you can do in Calpe, let's first look at the weather you can expect in March.
To get a good overview of the type of weather you can expect in March in Calpe Spain, we will look at the day and night temperature, minimum and maximum water temperature, and if March is comfortable or humid March weather in Calpe Spain Generally, March in Calpe Spain will be slightly on the colder side. Historical data shows that you can expect an average temperature of around 66°F / 19°C. But due to the very dry air, it can feel somewhat uncomfortable for some people. During the night, it will cool down to around 46°F / 8°C. Calpe Spain has some rainy days in March. You can expect around 6 rainy days, with on average 1.2 inches / 31 mm of rain during the whole month.
The forecast for March 2024 is based on historical data and are averages. They will give a good indication what you can expect, but the daily temperature and rain will fluctuate during the month.
Things to see and do in Calpe
Calpe has many things to soo. With help from our visitors we have dived a list of things to see in. If you have any sugestions or improvements for this list, please let us know.
Event/Festival March, April
Semana Santa usually falls in late March and/or early April. In Spain, the festivities begin on Palm Sunday (Domingo de Ramos) and last until Easter Monday (Lunes de Pascua).
Old Town Calpe
City Throughout the Year
Old Town Calpe has many churches, cobblestone streets, restaurants, and paintings.
Blue Flag beaches
Beach Throughout the Year
Blue Flag beaches are ideal for sun lounging, kayaking, boating, and diving.
Saint Joseph's Day
Saint Joseph's Day is held on the 19th of March. It is celebrated by going to Mass and preparing a special altar or table where food items, flowers, and other objects are placed. Distributing food to the poor and needy is the main custom of Saint Joseph's day. People wear red clothes and dress in three-tiered church altars.
Shopping in Calpe
Calpe is a city with a year-round population. Most of the stores, bars and restaurants in the center are open.
Activities in Calpe
Each Monday, Thursday, and Saturday, you can visit the market that sells fruits, vegetables, but also second-hand products.
If you like to keep fit, you can find several gym's and group training in English in Calpe.
A day trip to the Sant Josep caves including a boat trip.
If the weather is beautiful, take a boat trip and excursion from Calpe Harbor.
If you like playing golf there are multiple golf courses not far from Calpe like the Altea Club de Golf and the Club de Golf Ifach.
If you like cycling and don't mind some hills Calpe is a good location. You can rent bikes at several locations.
In English. Check the website https://www.calpeonline24.com/info/nicole-stone-yoga-classes-private-sessions/go/website
Experience the Carnival with fancy dress costumes and dancing in the streets in the old town (February/March).
The cinema in Calpe also has movies in English. Check the time table from the Auditorio/Teatro Odeón at https://www.calpeonline24.com/info/cinema-at-casa-de-cultura
The date changes each year, but this important religious event is celebrated all over Spain. You can watch the processions from Palm Sunday onwards until Easter Sunday.
Visit Benidorm, Cartagena or Elche famous for the palmtrees (https://www.bus-2.com/) .
See the beautiful city of Valencia or go shopping (https://www.bus-2.com/)
See the beautiful medieval town (https://www.bus-2.com/)
The highlight of the Christmas celebrations is the arrival of the Three Kings an the Three Kings parade.
You can visit Mendoza Winery and tase some of their best wines
Restaurants in Calpe
Calpe has a large number of restaurants and shops. Not all of them will be open in the winter, but there is still more than enough choice.
More things to see in Calpe
There are many different routes both on the coastline and more in the countryside.
originally it was a fish farm.
300 meter (984 feet) high and part of a protected National Park. If you are up to it, you can climb the rock or part of it. There are several guided excursions
Calpe has several ling sandy beaches surrounded by a promenade with many restaurants and shops. In the summer they are very crowded, but in the winter you can have a big sport for yourself.
Calpe Fish Market (La Lonja de Calpe)
Visit the old narrow streets of Calpe's Old Town
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