Alicante Points of Interest and Places to Visit


Castle of Santa Barbara (Castillo de Santa Barbara)

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Travelers seeking a touchstone to history will find ancient artifacts dating back to the Bronze Age, as well as items from the Iberian and Roman empires at the Castle of Santa Barbara. This towering ...  Read more

Alicante Town Hall

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Visitors will likely hear the iconic bells of Alicante Town Hall chime every 15 minutes while wandering throughout the town. This famous baroque-style building holds court in the center of one of ...  Read more


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Some 66,000 people call the rocky hillsides of the municipality known as Alcoy home. Its deep historic roots which date back more than 60,000 years draw travelers in search of connecting to an ...  Read more

Alicante Port

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As one of Spain’s most popular Mediterranean resorts and the gateway to the famous Costa Blanca, Alicante has long been an important cruise destination, with an average 88,000 cruise passengers ...  Read more

Atalaya Castle

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This iconic castle known as the Watchtower in English has a long history of strength and resistance, since Muslim residents held off three different sieges by James I or Aragon. It wasn’t until 1240 ...  Read more

Barrio de la Santa Cruz

Located in the heart of Seville, this former Jewish quarter was captured from Muslim rule by Ferdinand III. The historic old city saw a serious decline in 1492, when the Alhambra Decree expelled ...  Read more

Basilica of Saint Mary

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The historical highlight of the palm-fringed city of Elche, just a short hop from Alicante, the Basilica of Saint Mary is best known for hosting the annual Mystery of Elche play, a theatric ...  Read more

Casa Carbonell

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Built in the 1920s under the orders of wealthy textile manufacturers, the striking white façade and towering blue domes of Casa Carbonell has become an iconic landmark in the Alicante skyline.  ...  Read more


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Some 300,000 protected date palms rustle above ancient Elche (Elx), the legacy of 6th-century Phoenician gardeners, though the city is older still. They line the banks of the Vinalopó River, ...  Read more

Explanada de España

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Running along the seafront from Alicante Port in the east to Canalejas Park in the west, the magnificent Explanada de España offers a scenic introduction to Alicante, looking out over the ...  Read more

San Nicolas Cathedral

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Built between 1614 and 1662, this towering cathedral was designed by Agustin Bernardino and erected on the same site as a historic mosque. An impressive nave and six side chapels surround the ...  Read more

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