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  2. Valencian Community
  3. Alicante

University of Alicante: E-Bike Tour

Product ID: 166980
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A guided E-Bike tour following a local guide up to the University of Alicante.
About this activity
Duration 150 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit of the University of Alicante
  • Experience the ease of an electric bike
  • Discover the outskirts of Alicante
Full description
After meeting at the departure point located in Calle Mayor, you will begin to venture through some of the more popular parts of the city. The University of Alicante is one of the most attractive universities of Spain, and once inside, you will feel a very authentic student atmosphere. It iss well recommended to explore every corner, with the faculties built by famous architects such as Álvaro Siza and Alfredo Payá.

During the visit, you will discover a collection of statues by Arcadi Blasco (Diálogos), José Díaz Azorín (Dibujar el espacio), Antoni Miró (Batalla de Almansa) and José Ángel Merino (Armonía). You will also encounter the vestiges of the disappeared Aerodrome of Rabassa, whose control tower and structure of the main shed which has been changed to a 'palmetum' including different types of subtropical palm trees. This place was the first airport Alicante has ever had. It was also the base of the pioneer French postal airline (before airmail existed), the Latécoère Company, for which pilot and writer of The Little Prince Antoine de Saint-Exupéry worked.

During the tour of the campus, you will be free to visit the Museum of the University of Alicante (MUA). Apart from his permanent collection, including the contemporary artistic work from creator like Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Eduardo Chillida, Eusebio Sempere, Arcadio Blasco, etc., the museum also hosts about twenty temporary exhibitions every season, including modern art paintings. After this you will visit the rocks garden, a distinct place where you can find rocks from different areas of Spain, as well as the cactus garden. Before returning to Alicante, you will visit 'El Bosque Illustrado' (The Illustrated Forest), where you can view the local fauna and flora, as well as one of the most beautiful statues of Spain 'la Dama de Elche'.  
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Helmet
  • Bottle of water
  • Entrance to museum

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Segway Alicante Calle Mayor, 45. 03002 Alicante

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for pregnant women
Organized by

Segway Alicante

Product ID: 166980