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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…

  • 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…

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Peñíscola Castle. Peníscola-Peñíscola.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle del Castillo s/n. 12598. Peníscola-Peñíscola. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 964481636 | E-mail: castillo@dipcas.es. www.peniscola.es. The castle is located on the highest point of the city. It was built by the Knights Templar on the remains of an old Moorish citadel. It was built …

  • Valencia Cathedral. Valencia.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Reina s/n. 46003. Valencia. Fax.: +34 963918120 | E-mail: cabildo.metropolitano@catedraldevalencia.es. www.catedraldevalencia.es. The Cathedral, in the Gothic style, is Valencia's largest church, and its Miguelete Tower is one of the emblems of the city. The Cathedral was built on the si…

  • Cave of Don Juan. Jalance.

    Art, Nature | Monuments, Tourism caves


    … Cueva de don Juan. 46624. Jalance. Valencia. E-mail: info@cuevadedonjuan.com. http://www.cuevadedonjuan.com. A shelter dating from the time of Al-Andalus. The cave's existence has been known since the early 17th century, when it was apparently used as refuge by various moriscos (converted Muslims). …

  • Sagunto Castle. Sagunto.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle del Castillo s/n. 46500. Sagunto-Sagunt. Sagunto. Valencia. Fax.: +34 962665581 | E-mail: M00149@centres.cult.gva.es. http://www.comunitatvalenciana.com. The castle contains remains of the buildings left by its various inhabitants: Romans, Visigoths, Arabs and Christians. Sagunto Castle covers…

  • Virgen de los Desamparados Basilica. Valencia.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Virgen s/n. 46003. Valencia. E-mail: info@basilicadesamparados.org. www.basilicadesamparados.org. This Baroque church, dedicated to the city's patron saint, was the most important religious building constructed in Valencia in the 17th century. The Basilica was built between 1652 and 1667…

  • Santa María Collegiate Church. Gandía.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Mayor s/n. 46700. Gandía. Valencia. http://www.visitgandia.com. The Seu in Gandia. Originally an Arab mosque, it was subsequently converted into a church, until 1499 when Pope Alejandro VI gave it the status of Collegiate Church. It still retains its Gothic sanctuary, while the rest of the bui…

  • Old Almudín Building. Valencia.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza San Luis Bertrán s/n. 46003. Valencia. www.turisvalencia.es. This building is merchant in type.Built on the site of a Moslem fortress at the end of the XIV century;its function was one of warehouse to deposit and send wheat.Over the XV and XVI centuries it was made bigger.Of note on the facade…

  • Santa María or “la Seo” Collegiate Basilica. Xàtiva.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Calixto III s/n. 46800. Xàtiva. Valencia. http://www.xativaturismo.com. The Cathedral in Xàtiva. A monument that is in an excellent state of conservation, with a marked Renaissance character about it. It is called La Seu and has a strong Renaissance character. It was built between 1596 and 191…

  • La Araña Caves (Cave II).. Bicorp.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … 46825. Bicorp. Valencia. E-mail: bicorp-alc@gva.es. Scenes depicted at the Araña Caves. La Araña Cave, in Bicorp, is outstanding for its prehistoric rock art, especially the scene depicting the hunting of wild goats. Arrows and wounded animals are some of the elements you can see in this wonderful c…

  • El Puig de Santa María Royal Monastery. Puig.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida Verge s/n. 46540. Puig. Valencia. Fax.: +34 961470200 | E-mail: elpuig@touristinfo.net. www.monasteriodelpuig.es. The sanctuary of the patron saint of Valencia. The monastery is laid out in two different areas: the convent and the Virgen de Jaraba Sanctuary. Together they conform a grandiose…

  • Sagunto Roman Theatre. Sagunto.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle del Castillo s/n. 46500. Sagunto-Sagunt. Sagunto. Valencia. Fax.: +34 962665581 | E-mail: sagunto@touristinfo.net. http://www.aytosagunto.es/TURISMO/. The Roman theatre of Sagunto dates from the first century and was a pioneer on the list of the national monuments declared in Spain (1896). It …

  • Palau de la Música auditorium. Valencia.

    Art | Monuments


    … Paseo de la Alameda 30. 46023. Valencia. E-mail: info@palauvalencia.com. www.palaudevalencia.com. Its acoustics have received unanimous praise and it is considered one of Europe's best auditoriums. Inaugurated in 1987, it is located alongside the Turia Gardens and is one of Valencia's most emblemati…


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