The Casa Alta, an Almohad tower also known as Torre de les Maçanes, gives its name to this town in Alicante. This land distinguished by its many farmhouses, oil and almonds, together with the delivery of the bread blessed to San Gregorio on the day of its celebration.
From Monday to Sunday, Alicante boasts of large and exciting flea markets in different locations throughout the province. There are several markets in Alicante worth visiting. They are an added sightseeing attraction on the Costa Blanca. Apart from making the purchase, the traveller can take advantage of the morning to take an aperitif, eat at a nearby restaurant or tour the streets of the town or municipality.