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  • Castalla Castle. Castalla.

    Art | Monuments


    … Castalla. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: castalla@touristinfo.net. http://www.turismocastalla.com/castalla/web_php/index.php. Although its origins are Arab, the current structure dates from mediaeval times. The Torre Grossa tower was added in the 16th century in order to keep a lookout for p…

  • Santa María Basilica. Elche.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Santa María, 2. 03202. Elche-Elx. Elche. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) http://www.visitelche.com/turismo-cultural/visitas/elche/monumentos/basilica-de-santa-maria/. Built over the remains of a mosque. The performance of the Misterio de Elche mystery play, which takes place every year in th…

  • Santa Bárbara Castle. Alicante.

    Art | Monuments


    … Monte Benacantil, s/n. 03001. Alicante-Alacant. Alicante. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: info@alicanteturismo.com. www.castillodesantabarbara.com. It is set on the Monte Benacantil hill, a location of great strategic value. It is so-called as it was captured from the Moors by prince Alfonso …

  • Biar Castle. Biar.

    Art | Monuments


    … Biar. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: biar@touristinfo.net. http://www.biar.es/. This frontier castle is Arab in origin and was reinforced and extended by the Christians from the time of its conquest. It contains a unique element in Hispanic Arab architecture. It was built in the 12th century…

  • Atalaya Castle. Villena.

    Art | Monuments


    … Cerro de San Cristóbal, s/n. 03400. Villena. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: villena@touristinfo.net. http://www.turismovillena.com/. Tall and stately, the three storeys of Villena castle rise up proudly from the hill on which it stands, overlooking the capital of the region. Also known as th…

  • San José Castle in Guadalest. Guadalest.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Iglesia 2. 03517. Guadalest. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: guadalest@touristinfo.net. The castle is situated in the high part of the town. Its origins are in the 11th century, although the remains preserved are from the 12th century. It is divided into two parts - one of them was inte…

  • Sax Castle. Sax.

    Art | Monuments


    … Peña del Castillo s/n. 03630. Sax. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 965475399 | www.sax.es. The castle is of Islamic origin. It was conquered by the Crown of Aragon in 1239 and subsequently ceded to the Crown of Castile under the terms of the Treaty of Almizra. From its position, it dominate…

  • Petrer Castle. Petrer.

    Art | Monuments


    … 03610. Petrer. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: museo@petrer.es. http://www.petrer.es/. Preserves its double-walled enclosure structure. It is situated at the highest point of the city. It was built by the Arabs at the end of the 12th century. The fortress was involved in the revolt of the Mus…

  • Las Calaveras Cave. Benidoleig.

    Art, Nature | Monuments, Tourism caves


    … Cueva de las Calaveras. Carretera de Benidoleig-Pedreguer, Km 7. 03759. Benidoleig. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 966404393 | http://www.cuevasturisticas.com. A journey into the past on the shores of the Mediterranean. Used by man since prehistoric times, it is associated with ancient Moo…

  • Adsubia Cave. Adsubia.

    Art, Nature | Monuments, Tourism caves


    … Cueva de Adsubia. 03786. Tossal del Llop. Adsubia. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 965572587 | http://www.cuevasturisticas.es. When small is big. This cave is a perfect example of a small subterranean space hiding valuable natural treasures to make a visit a great tourism experience. Adsubi…

  • Rull Cave. Vall de Ebo.

    Art, Nature | Monuments, Tourism caves


    … Cueva de Rull. 03789. Vall de Ebo. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 965572672 | http://www.cuevasturisticas.com. One of the most important underground spaces in eastern Spain. A hunter found it by chance. The cave was discovered by José Vicente Mengual, known as Tío Rull, in 1919 when he was…

  • San Nicolás de Bari Procathedral. Alicante.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Abad Penalva s/n. 03002. Alicante-Alacant. Alicante. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: concatedralalicante@diocesisoa.org. http://concatedralalicante.com/. The sombreness of the Herrera style. It was built in the Herrera style with a single nave and several adjoining chapels. The main fro…

  • Santo Domingo Convent or Old University. Orihuela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Adolfo Clavarana s/n. 03300. Orihuela. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) http://www.cdsantodomingo.com. Originally a Dominican convent but after the bull of 1569, privilege awarded by Pope Pío V, it became a University until its en closing in 1824 by Minister Calomarde. The convent has a rectangu…

  • Santiago Archpriestal Church. Villena.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Santiago s/n. 03400. Villena. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: villena@touristinfo.net. www.untesoro.villena.es. National Historic-Artistic Monument. Gothic Church from the 15th century. It has a beautiful baptismal font. Construction of the Archpriestal Church of Santiago date back t…

  • Santa Justa y Rufina Church. Orihuela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Santa Justa s/n. 03300. Orihuela. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) http://www.orihuelaturistica.es. The church was built on a site where Christian worship existed during the Visigothic era.During Moslem rule it was a mosque.During the XV century building work began on the church in Gothic style …

  • El Salvador Cathedral. Orihuela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Mayor s/n. 03300. Orihuela. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: touristinfo@orihuela.net. http://www.orihuelaturistica.es. The Gothic church of Orihuela. Orihuela has had a cathedral since 1564, when the city was granted its bishopric. El Salvador Cathedral is Orihuela’s most important pari…

  • Palmeral de Elche palm grove. Elche.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Porta de la Morera 49. 03203. Elche-Elx. Elche. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 965451936 | E-mail: info@visitelche.com. www.visitelche.com. The Palmeral de Elche is the largest palm grove in Europe. Although its presence dates from prehistoric times, it was in the Arab period when it reach…

  • La Sarga (Cave II). Alcoy.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Carretera N-340 dirección a Jijona. 03819. Alcoy-Alcoi. Alcoy. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) http://www.alcoi.org/es/areas/cultura/museo. The stags of La Sarga. The La Sarga caves feature very naturalistic depictions of stags, measuring about 30 cm long, using a technique in which the figure was fi…

  • Altamira Palace. Elche.

    Art | Monuments


    … Diagonal del Palau s/n. 03009. Elche-Elx. Elche. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 965456611 | http://www.visitelche.com. Site of the Municipal Archaeological Museum. The building is currently the site of the Municipal Archaeological Museum. The Palace was part of a fortification which served…

  • Santiago Apóstol Church. Orihuela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Santiago 2. 03300. Orihuela. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) http://www.orihuelaturistica.es. A gothic church but its sanctuary is Renaissance.It has one nave and side chapels.The main building is Gothic (Isabel).It has a pointed and splayed arch with archivolts decorated with plants.In the …

  • Roman arch. Cabanes.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera CV-157, a 2 km de Cabanes. 12180. Cabanes. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) http://www.cabanes.es/es. Located beside the route of the former Via Augusta, this triumphal arch is one of the few examples of this type of Roman construction remaining in Spain. The Via Augusta was the most impor…

  • Cova dels Cavalls, Valltorta. Tírig.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Partida Pla de L´Om s/n. 12179. Tirig. Tírig. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) E-mail: museo_valltorta@gva.es. http://www.turismodecastellon.com/105045_es/Museo-de-la-Valltorta.-Parque-cultural-de-arte-rupestre/. The Cova del Cavalls rock art site. This was designated World Heritage in 1924. It cont…

  • Morella Castle. Morella.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza San Francisco s/n. 12300. Morella. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) E-mail: morella@touristinfo.net . www.morellaturistica.com . The castle of la Mola. San Vicente Ferrer, El Cid, Jaime I or Papa Luna were some of its illustrious visitors. Built by the Iberians atop a rock, the fortress was pa…

  • Morella Town Hall. Morella.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Segura Barreda 28. 12300. Morella. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) www.morella.net/ajuntament. Morella town hall lies in a building that was built between 1360 and 1420. In the 15th century the building was made up of two large bodies. The first two-floor Medieval body housed the market and C…


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