The Santa Barbara Castle is a famous monument of Alicante. It’s located on the summit of Mount Benacantil at 166 meters of altitude between the Postiguet beach and the port of the city. It’s a medieval fortress to the 9th century where you can enjoy a wonderful views of Alicante.
Santa Barbara Castle. By alicantevivo.org
You can go to the castle alone or take a guided tour for group of 4 people. If you prefer to visit the castle alone you can rent an audio guide to know the history of the site.
Also you can visit the castle accompanied by historical characters. You can pass a funny day and discover the history of the castle in this theatrical tour.
Theatrical tour. By castillodesantabarbara.com
The Museum of the City of Alicante (MUSA) is the most important museum of Santa Barbara Castle. You can see ten exhibition halls that show archaeological remains of the city.
These days you can visit the espectacular new exhibition of Star Wars too.
Finally, you can enjoy to medieval tournaments, dinners, cocktails, concerts and performances in the Santa Barbara Castle in summer.
For more information call to 965 927 715.