On arrival in Elda we will have time for a coffee before we start our tour at the Elda Footwear Museum.
This museum hosts one of the largest collections related to footwear, covering all areas related to the show manufacture sector. Its attractively built premises are divided into 2 floors and 4 rooms. Some of the most famous exhibits it boasts are the largest shoe according to the Guinness Book of Records, or shoes belonging to celebrities from the world of art, culture, nobility & sports, such as Luis Garcia Berlanga, Joaquin Cortes, Lola Flores, Julio Iglesias and Rafa Nadal among others. We can enjoy replicas of historic footwear such as Roman caligae, egyptian shoes and others from various cultures.The oldest exhibit is a childs boot from the 14th century.
Also displayed are works of art reproduced in shoes, like Picassos Guernica or Velazquez Las Meninas and also shoes portrayed in all kinds of art formats such as painting, sculpture & photography.
After our interesting morning we shall then take you to the City of Elche where you will have time for lunch in one of its many restaurants,
with time to explore its famous Palm Park, hop on the tourist train, or just do a little shopping.