Santa Barbara Castle Free Tour

Duration: 2h
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Quality Verified Registered on February 02, 2020

SPAIN FREE TOURS ® is a young, dynamic and expanding company. We are a team of tourism professionals and guides with extensive background in culture, history and art. We work every day from our headquarters in Valencia to become a reference in tour guides services in Spain.

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

We are waiting for you at the top of Mount Benacantil, to tell you the history of this monumental Castle through the voice of its protagonists. Are you ready for an exciting journey through time?


Our tour begins in the Patio de Armas del Castillo, next to the access building to the Castle. Did you know that it is one of the largest medieval fortresses in Spain?

At our first stop we will go back to Muslim times to learn about the history of the castle since its construction. While we visit essential corners such as the Torre del Homenaje, the Torre de Santa Catalina or the cistern, we will discover the rebellions, betrayals and fights that have occurred within its walls. Do you know which king staged a death match in this place? We will find out during the visit.

This free tour would not be complete without referring to the legends of wandering ghosts and love stories that have taken place in this castle. What tragic event gave the profile of the castle the name "La Cara del Moro"? You will have to wait for the day of the tour to find out.

In addition to being a testimony to the history of Alicante, the castle of Santa Bárbara is an essential place to visit . Its location at an altitude of 166 meters makes it the ideal place to get a panoramic view of the bay of Alicante and its surroundings.


⚠️The meeting with the guide takes place directly at the Castle. If the client decides to go up by elevator, it has a price of €2.70 (free for pensioners who prove this condition by means of an accrediting document). You can also go up on foot or by vehicle

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  • Meeting point:
    Castillo de Santa Bárbara, 03002 Alic...
    Castillo de Santa Bárbara, 03002 Alicante (Alacant), Alicante, Spain
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    Patio de Armas Castillo de Santa Bárbara (next to the access building to the Castle)

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Adol... 10 Jun 2022

La visita fue muy entretenida. Eso sí,mucho calor. Pero el tiempo se pasó volando.
José... 10 Jun 2022

Visitamos el castillo con José, un crack. Ameno, divertido e interesante!
Carl... 08 Jun 2022

Una visita genial, el guia es divertido, simpático y lo hace muy ameno.
Elias 08 Jun 2022

me encantó
Mart... 08 Jun 2022

Si estás en Alicante el castillo es visita obligada, y el guía José lo hace muy bien
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

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