Santa Barbara Castle is the main monument in Alicante and is always included in each cruise shore excursion, as is one of the most fascinating historical attractions in the coastal city of Alicante. Essential in any tour, you can discover all the secrets in its ancient walls and enjoy the stunning views of the city and the magnificent Mediterranean Sea.
The Castle was reused and rebuilt during different periods along the centuries, thanks to its wonderful strategic situation at the top of Benicantil hill, the highest point in Alicante city, used during the medieval ages by Christians and Muslims and the support of the city during the French navy attack in the 18th century.
Although it’s part of the intense history, the Castle is also present in many legends, full of heroes and lovers, such as the story of Ali and Cantara, a self-denying love. Would you like to be delighted with all these stories and many other secrets of the city? Join us for a nice experience-tour with our knowledgeable guides to visit this must-see in the heart of Alicante’s heritage!