Santa Bárbara Castle
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Walk up to the top of the Castle and enjoy the 360' views of the City of Sunshine, Alicante! Go just before the sun sets to see the true colours of the sea and watch the city light up as the dark slowly falls.
Tiene unas vistas privilegiadas de toda la ciudad de Alicante. Una cita obligada para poder conocer más está bonita ciudad.
Built at the end of the ninth century, this castle completely dominates the city of Alicante. From there it is possible to see the entire city in 360 degrees, as well as the Alicante coast and the mountains to the west. Admission is free and you can park (although places are limited).
High above the city shines this enormous castle that stands on top of the Benacantil mountain. Take a brisk walk up or use the elevator. The views of the city, the port and the Mediterranean Sea is a great lasting reminder and very definitely worth the visit!
This is the first place I recommend visiting in Alicante. A magnificent fortress - a castle founded by the Arabs in the ninth century AD, majestically rises above our city from where a beautiful view of the whole neighborhood opens! You must see it! Do not forget to use a special elevator that…
La imagen por excelencia de la Ciudad de Alicante. Fortaleza del siglo IX con remodelaciones durante el paso del tiempo. Descubre Alicante por un recorrido en el tiempo de más 1.000 años de historia.
Castle 🏰 History Santa Barbara was built in the 9th century by the Moors. The Muslims dominated the castle during the years 713-1248. On April 12th, 1248, the castle was recaptured by the Christians who were led by Alfonso of Castile (also known as King Alfonso X el Sabio). In 1296, the castle…
A classic to tick off the list when visiting. The foundation that created the city of Alicante is Castle Santa Barbara with a rich history and great views. We recommend going up late afternoon before sunset with the elevator that takes you from the bottom to the top, then there is a nice walk…