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Alicante and Elche Highlights Day Tour from Benidorm
"Start this 5-hour experience travelling to the location of Elche from Benidorm located in the region of Baix Vinalopó and with 228300 inhabitants.   Once there you will be exploring two UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Mankind: the Palm Groove where you will enjoy the stunning display of Mediterranean and tropical palm species and the Basilica of Saint Mary where the Mystery Play is staged annually every August. The tour will continue heading back to Alicante where you will visit Santa Barbara's Castle with spectacular views of the city's bay St. Nicholas Co-Cathedral that was built over a mosque the Baroque Town Hall and the Modernist Casa Carbonell amongst other important places. Once the tour reaches its end you will be transported back to your hotel."""
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Alicante and Elche Highlights Day Tour from Benidorm
"Start this 5-hour experience travelling to the location of Elche from Benidorm located in the region of Baix Vinalopó and with 228300 inhabitants.   Once there you will be exploring two UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Mankind: the Palm Groove where you will enjoy the stunning display of Mediterranean and tropical palm species and the Basilica of Saint Mary where the Mystery Play is staged annually every August. The tour will continue heading back to Alicante where you will visit Santa Barbara's Castle with spectacular views of the city's bay St. Nicholas Co-Cathedral that was built over a mosque the Baroque Town Hall and the Modernist Casa Carbonell amongst other important places. Once the tour reaches its end you will be transported back to your hotel."""
From EUR460.00
 
Alicante and Elche Highlights Day Tour from Benidorm
"Start this 5-hour experience travelling to the location of Elche from Benidorm located in the region of Baix Vinalopó and with 228300 inhabitants.   Once there you will be exploring two UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Mankind: the Palm Groove where you will enjoy the stunning display of Mediterranean and tropical palm species and the Basilica of Saint Mary where the Mystery Play is staged annually every August. The tour will continue heading back to Alicante where you will visit Santa Barbara's Castle with spectacular views of the city's bay St. Nicholas Co-Cathedral that was built over a mosque the Baroque Town Hall and the Modernist Casa Carbonell amongst other important places. Once the tour reaches its end you will be transported back to your hotel."""
From EUR460.00

Castillo de Santa Bárbara Tips (15)

Don't miss it!

Great place to visit in Alicante, lovely views over the city and sea. See website for more info.http://www.castillodesantabarbara.com/hope there are anough charachterssssssssssssssssssssss here now...
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bonio
Jan 17, 2015

Whopping great big castle

Even with a Palm lined seafront, beaches, an old town and a Marina it would be difficult to describe Alicante as a whole as 'charming' or 'picturesque'. The two massive castles that loom over the...
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sourbugger
Aug 20, 2014

Castillo de Santa Barbara

Castillo de Santa Barbara is at the top of the White rock - Benancatil. Its height is about 160 m.The castle was constructed by Romans. Phillip II reconstructed it in the XVI-th century . It is...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jan 11, 2014

Santa Barbara Castle

Santa Barbara Castle is a medieval fortress on top of Mount Benacantil. It dominates the city and constitutes a landmark that is seen from far away. The castle offers the nicest views of Alicante's...
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Aitana
Dec 04, 2011

Santa Barbara Castle

On top of the Mount Benacantil, which is almost entirely surrounded by the sea, you find the Castle of Santa Barbara. The panoramic views are fantastic. The three main buildings date from the 14th,...
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benidormone
Apr 04, 2011

Santa Bárbara Castle

Perched on top of Mount Benacantil, at a height of 166 metres, stands one of Spain's largest mediaeval fortresses, providing great views of Alicante's perfect bay. It has three different enclosures...
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elssbkeppe
Jul 20, 2008

Castillo de Santa Bárbara

The Castillo de Santa Bárbara is an old castle in fron of the beach Postiguet in Alicante.It is located on a "hilltop" (about 166 mtr) with views of the city of Alicante and the beach / harbour.The...
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Christina1881
Oct 27, 2007

Castille de Santa Barbara

To visit Castille de Santa Barbara, you have a choice: WALK 350 ft up Mount Banacantil through wooded and scrubby parkland OR walk 200 yds through a tunnel and take the ELEVATOR for 2.4 euros. From...
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PeterReed
Jan 18, 2005

SANTA BARBARA CASTLE

The Castle of Santa Barbara,it is located just entering the city by the north,on a small mountain called Benacantil at 166 meters above sea level. The castle was built from the arabs,and takes its...
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Hosell
Jun 13, 2004

Castillo De Santa Barbara

Castillo De Santa Barbara is a pretty great old fortress located in the highest point of the city. It rises up to over 160 meters above the sea level (?) and gives nice view over the city and to the...
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Heinisuo
Jul 12, 2003

Castle of Saint Barbara

This impressive fortress crowns the Mount Benacantil, the craddle of the city. The first human settlements known in Alicante were located in the slopes of this mount. All the ancient civilisations of...
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DanielF
Jun 08, 2003

Visit the Castilla de Santa...

Visit the Castilla de Santa Barbara. Spectacular medievel castle sitting at the top of the of the Benacantil mountain. Offers fantastic views of Alicante and the surrounding coastline. Houses the...
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Beach_dog
Sep 07, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Alicante

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Poniente Beach

.sunset beach the longest one in benidorm and a touch quieter (not in the morning,where huge crowds getter and makes it very busy) than the other one. like the name says great sunsets are available at...
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Terra Mitica

Terra Mitica is a great place for families and young groups. Entry is a little pricey at 32 euros for adults and 24 euros for children, but there are a multitude of rides to enjoy and great...
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Terra Natura

This is a fairly new park, with all different kinds of animals. Elephants, hippos, monkeys etc all put into continent zones. The cages and park were immaculate, and all the animals looked very...
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Levante Beach

Levante is the most "in" of the beaches, and where everything happens. If you don't mind sharing a square meter of sand with five people, dispute the narrow corridors (if some) between the chairs to...
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Aqualandia

This is place where you can give the child within you to plunge out and wet itself. Aqualandia is open every year from mid may to mid october and is a place opf enjoyment for people of all ages....
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Mundomar

Mundomar is a large Marine and animal theme park at the east end of the town and is a fun day out for the kids with plenty for them to do and see. Animal displays, dolphin shows and childrens...
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