Monuments in Alicante Costa Blanca

  • An excellent example of Levantine cave art. The representation, in this case, is of animals, goats and deer, and people armed with bows and arrows, in a hunter dance.
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  • Erected after the Christian Reconquest it suffered various vicissitudes that gradually deteriorated it. All that remains of the old castle is the base of a tower and a few walls that have been reused...
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  • Stone is the common material used in the ancient constructions of Xàbia's old quarter where the town hall stands out, it presents a doorway with a round arch or the Palau de Sapena, which maintains i...
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  • Img 1: ALBORS PALACE
    A house constructed in 1873 commissioned by the industrialist Rigoberto Albors Monllor, who donated part of the lands that are now occupied by the Parterre or Plaça del Pintor Gisbert to the town. Th...
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  • Img 1: ALCOY'S TOWN HALL
    With its style, this building was designed by Jorge Gisbert Berenger, and was built between 1846 and 1863 in the space that the Convent of San Agustín once occupied. On the main stairway and in diffe...
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    Muslims built this tower for vigilance and defence purposes. Nowadays only half of the destroyed tower remains.
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  • The dimensions of the stores, such as the “El Almacén de Morand”, gives an idea of the magnitude of the raisin business during the XIXth century.
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  • Coastal vigilance was achieved from strategically placed towers such as the Ambolo tower, a very voluminous watchtower with a cylindrical body built on top of the headland.
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  • Baños Árabes Elche
    The Arab baths are inside the “Convento de La Merced”. They are very well conserved and reflect the city's past as being one of economic wellbeing and prosperity.
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  • Archaeological Site of l'Alcudia
    Two kilometres outside the city there is a hill, a rich archaeological location that corresponds to several superposed cities, from Neolithic times to Visigothic times. Five millennia of history lie...
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  • Img 1: ARCHAEOLOGICAL REMAINS LA PICOLA
    A very interesting find, an Iberian site from the IV century BC, where a great deal of Iberian and Greek ceramics were found. Here, on top of the Iberian site, a Roman fish salting factory was discov...
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  • Img 1: ARCHAEOLOGICAL REMAINS OF PORTUS ILLICITANUS
    The remains of the old “Puerto de Illice” form a historical quarter, which shows the townships of the different cultures to have settled in the locality. In one part there is the remains of a commerc...
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  • calles peatonales
    Originally a Moorish neighbourhood it is formed by narrow, steep and staggered streets of small whitewashed houses, its different floral decorations and stones lodged in the pavements make references...
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  • Conjunto histórico artístico Elx/Elche
    La Vila Murada is the ancient medieval Christian City, within the city. Most of the historical buildings are within this walled enclosure, including the Palau d'Altamira, the Basilica de Santa María,...
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  • Img 1: ATALAYA CASTLE
    Built by the Moors around the XI century, this castle was declared “Artistic Historical Monument" in 1931. The castle consists of two walls without a moat, with round turrets, and with the outer addi...
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  • Img 1: ATALAYOLA TOWER
    The square based tower is topped with a cornice. Investigations believed that originally it was built using masonry, although it can be seen to have been completely plastered. In 1858 a lighthouse wa...
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