Castillo de Santa Barbara

Castillo de Santa Barbara, Alicante: Hours, Address, Castillo de Santa Barbara Reviews: 4.5/5

Castillo de Santa Barbara
4.5
from $35.35
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
About
Perched on a hillside, this historic 16th-century castle and fortress overlooks the town of Alicante.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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mahlegrand
Soest, The Netherlands564 contributions
Pay attention during Covid-19
Dec 2020
During Covid-19, we experienced that the opening hours on the website are not the same as at the entrance. We arrived at 17 o clock and the entrance at the beach front was closed on Monday, while the website showed it was open untill 20o clock.
Written December 28, 2020
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Susan L
Lancaster, UK99 contributions
Worth visiting for the history and the views
Dec 2020
The elevator wasn't working because of Covid so you may need to walk up from the city. This is a pleasant walk with great views on the way up. There are a number of displays about the history of the castle and they are all free. Nicely laid out and worth visiting
Written December 20, 2020
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VE Armstrong
Belfast, UK8 contributions
Be King or Queen of the Castle for the Day
Jan 2020
This is a must see for anyone visiting Alicante city or region! The views of the city, the marina and sea are incredible and there are places to sit and eat or quench your thirst as you climb higher and higher up through the castle.
Written December 10, 2020
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Neal-Ball
Villamartin, Spain119 contributions
Fabulous visit
Dec 2020 • Friends
It’s not easy to describe the far reaching views from the castle, the whole of Alicante is laid out in front of you. (And beyond). We caught a taxi from the centre of town €5 and walked back. A visit to the castle is a must do visit when staying in Alicante. Full of history, great place.
Written December 3, 2020
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Irelandbroc
ireland32 contributions
Beautiful views
Oct 2020
This was the highlight of our visit, fantastic views and well worth going up to see it. There is a long tunnel in to the elevator from the base level, be sure to buy your ticket before walking all the way up the tunnel, the signage isn't good, bit typical of the Spanish.
Written November 20, 2020
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AW11mike
Alicante, Spain47 contributions
Amazing place
Nov 2020 • Family
Amazing castle, a lot higher up than we thought, the views are fantastic from the top. A nice walk up there. Well worth a visit
Written November 1, 2020
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prasannjeet
Vaxjo, Sweden305 contributions
A wonderful, wholesome experience!
Oct 2020
What a place! I don't think I can say anything about this place that hasn't been said already. The place can also be reached by a car, but we took a walk instead, and it was worth it. At every turn there is a nice view point giving you a glimpse of the whole city that touches the sea. The beautiful dock is also visible at the corner. Visit the place when you have a blue sky and the pictures that you take would be amazing! It also has a nice museum at the top with ancient items, and a nice photo gallery describing many island forts.
Written October 30, 2020
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hollypopcooper
Cambridge, UK33 contributions
Great photo spot
Sep 2020 • Solo
I was unable to access the interior but the views from the top are worth the trip on a clear sunny day! Not sure it would be suitable for the elderly or with mobility issues as the taxi could only access up to a certain point and the main part is further up.
Written October 5, 2020
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LSh
9 contributions
Superview
Sep 2020
There is an elevator going up to the Castle straight through the mountain on wich the Castle is built. Here they show you Some of the history of Alicante. Up at the castle you get beautifull views over Alicante and a lot of history to be discovered.
Written September 30, 2020
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trixiekins
Colorado Springs, CO14 contributions
AMazing views
Sep 2020
A must do while in Alicante! My husband Nad I rode our rental bikes up, which added some exercise to a great experience.
Written September 30, 2020
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