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!

Meeting Point

1st of La Explanada de España, in front of the Peret ice cream parlour.


Tuesday, Friday, Saturday

Time: 17:00 pm

Duration: 2 hours

Price: 10 €

Extra info 

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.


This Tour covers

  • Santa Barbara Castle
  • Uprisings
  • Betrayals
  • Legends
  • Invasions
  • Explosions
  • Spanish Civil War
  • War of Succession

      Hemos estado en varios free tours en Europa y es muy agradable ver gente que disfruta tanto con su trabajo, muy completo el tour y lo pasamos muy bien. El que hicimos nosotros era el gastronómico y el del castillo.

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Meeting Point

All our tours (but the Alicante Pub Crawl) start at the 1st of La Explanada de España, in front of the Peret ice cream parlour.

Please check the map for more details!

Explanada de España nº1

Tel. (+34) 616750608

Look for the Purple Umbrella