Places to discover in Alicante

Monuments, museums, cultural centers, historical buildings, beaches, Island of Tabarca, historical gardens…

Discover the most emblematic places of Alicante and let yourself be surprised by its history and its beauty. Monuments, museums, beaches, parks and gardens, the Castle of Santa Bárbara, the Island of Tabarca

Santa Bárbara Castle

At 166 metres above sea level is one of the largest medieval fortresses in Spain, from which you can perfectly see the bay of Alicante

Museums and cultural centres

MARQ, MACA, MUBAG, MUSA, Fogueres Museum, Nativity Scene Museum, MUA, The Ocean Race Museum, Bullfighting Museum, Las Cigarreras Cultural Centre, Centre 14, La Lonja, Water Museum and Garrigós Wells.

Historical buildings

City Hall of Alicante, Casa Carbonell, Central Market, Plaza de Toros, Concatedral de San Nicolás, Basílica de Santa María, Monasterio de Santa Faz, Ermita de Santa Cruz, Ermita de San Roque and other civil and religious buildings.

Historical parks and gardens

Explanada de España, Paseo de Gómiz, Canalejas Park, La Ereta Park, El Palmeral, Paseo Volado, Portal de Elche, Gabriel Miró square, El Panteón de Quijano, El Tossal Park…

Island of Tabarca

If you want to really enjoy the Mediterranean Sea, Tabarca is your place. This small island, the first marine reserve in Spain, has a wide and interesting variety of flora and fauna.