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Rock Climbing in Calpe

Explore the best climbing spots on the Costa Blanca.

Situated on Spanish Mediterranean coastline near Alicante, Calpe is a charming beachside town. Once an ancient fishing village, it is now one of the most popular vacation spots on the Costa Blanca. It’s also home to the Peñón de Ifach, a giant limestone rock formation that’s perfect for rock climbing.

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There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Calpe

Also called the Penyal d'Ifac, this huge limestone formation juts out off the Calpe coastline. It’s popular with climbers and is also a nature reserve home to birds of prey like Falcons and varied plant life.


Good to know:

Country code





Catalan and Spanish

How to get there

Fly to Alicante Airport then take the bus or drive to Calpe

Best time to visit

You can climb here all year round but it may be best to avoid the hottest summer months of June, July and August


Calpe has a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. Expect averages of 26 degrees celsius during summer, though it can get much hotter in the day. The temperature doesn't dip much below 12 degrees celsius in the winter

More info about Rock Climbing in Calpe:

Climbing the Peñón de Ifach is a must-do in Calpe. It is 332 meters high and there are a few different routes to the top, both for climbing and walking. The great thing about this climb is that there are a number of multi-pitch routes that will suit the beginner and the more advanced. The views you’ll get of the Mediterranean Sea as you climb are simply unbeatable, on a clear day you may even get to see Ibiza


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