The thirteenth edition of the Ruta de la Tapa now begins in Torrevieja. This year there are as many as 57 different tapas bars participating in the highly popular event.
The event stretches from Thursday to Sunday, starting today November 19th to November 22nd. The next round is between November 26th and 29th, meaning that everyone has two opportunities to enjoy the total of 226 different tapas that are available to choose from. The hours that apply are from midday to 4.30 pm and from 7.30 pm to 11pm.
Prices are as is usual in these events, very modest. A tapas with a drink costs two euros. If you want to have the gourmet version you need to add 50 centimos. A glass of wine, a small beer or a soft drink is included.
This is a fun and cheap way to spend a few hours in the center of Torrevieja and at the same time have the opportunity to discover new parts of the city. All participants can vote for their favourit tapas. After voting an receiving 10 stamps on your participant card you are in a competition.
There is also a Ruta de la Tapa app for mobile phones, where you can see pictures of the different tapas variants and the participating restaurants. There you can also easily see which places are closest to you. More information and a link to download the app here: rutadelatapatorrevieja.com