Santa Barbara´s Castle Tour
Best Tour of Santa Barbara´s Castle in Alicante
Up until the XIX century, Alicante was a military city, an important gateway to the rest of Spain.Its strategic position has been crucial to its history and the reason why the city has been attacked so many times.However, the city of Alicante was never considered conquered until the Castle of Santa Barbara was officially taken.The Castle has been witness to invasions, uprisings, betrayals, explosions and imprisonments during its more than a thousand years of history.Join us and discover the Santa Bárbara Castle, a crucial part to understand the city and its history!
1st of La Explanada de España, in front of the Peret ice cream parlour.
Tuesday & Friday
Time: 17:00 pm
Duration: 2 hours
Price: 12 €
It requires an extra 2,70€ in order to take the elevator to the Castle, or just bring your ID or passport if you are over 65 years old 🙂 Booking for this tour is mandatory. Please book online or during the Free Tour.
The Santa Bárbara´s CastleTour includes:
A conquest to the Castle: During the tour we´ll explore the Castle through more than a thousand years of history: secrets, imprisonments, explosions, legends, ghosts, piracy…
Stunning views: During the tour we will enjoy the best views of Alicante, we’ll give you time to take your best shots!
Amazing sunset: The Castle is the best place in Alicante to enjoy the sunset. During the tour, we will adapt the route to the sunset time, so you could get the most of the Castle!
The best guides in the city! Our local and licensed guides will walk you around the Castle, telling you all their experiences and family stories.