Monuments in Alicante Costa Blanca

  • These stately homes built in the modern epoch preserve all the wealth and splendour of those times.
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  • These streets are situated in the area surrounding Dénia's Town hall and shape the area where, during the XIX century a middle class was established and enriched by the raisin trade.
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  • Is a channel excavated in rock, approximately a hundred metres in length that communicates the sea, with the Saladar.
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  • This tower is very close to Santa Faz, in an area known as "El Barranquet", and is set within private property, backing on to the main house, such that it is in a good state of conservation.
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  • This is a rectangular tower now set in agricultural premises. There are narrow openings set into its four sides, but the conservation work going on at present prevents us from seeing its original fea...
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  • T. Bosch
    This watchtower is located in an area called "La Cadena". It now forms part of a private home, such that the restoration work done on it has changed its original aspect.
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  • Img 1: THE BOTER TOWER
    This is one of the highest towers still standing and is curious for its tiled roof.
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  • Within the hermitage, the combination of geometric figures crowned by a dome of Arabic tiles stands out. The hermitage, rebuilt in the XIX century, is home to the image of Jesus of Nazarene.
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  • This used to be part of the defense system for the area and, in coordination with Fort Bernia, was in charge of keeping watch on the inland area of the upper coast.
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  • Torre Castell
    This was built for lookout and defensive purposes.
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  • Img 1: THE CASTLE OF COCENTAINA
    The castle structure, recently restored, is one of the town's symbols. The tower is a square two-story structure. On the first floor there is an open patio with a well, a chapel and a warehouse. On t...
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  • Castillo de San Fernando
    This castle was constructed on Monte Tossal to counteract the threat of invasion by Napoleon's troops. Part of the wall still remains, and the site is used at present as a relaxation area. It is impo...
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  • Img 1: THE CASTLE OF SANTA BÁRBARA
    The summit and part of the hillside of the Monte Benacantil are the site of a huge fortress that possesses three different defensive rings. The highest one is where the oldest remains are, including...
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  • Img 1: THE CATHEDRAL OF SAN NICOLÁS DE BARI
    Built on the remains of a mosque, this temple is an example of late Renaissance and early non-ornate Baroque. Outstanding in the interior are the dome and the "Comunión" chapel, considered to be one...
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  • Img 1: THE CHAPEL OF SAN CRISTOBAL
    A small rectangular chapel combines perfectly with its Natural surroundings: La Sierra Mariola. It is located in a rich pine tree wood zone, where a recreational area has been fitted out. Inside impo...
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  • Of the former Hospital enclosure only the Chapel of Santa Ana remains, built completely in coarse materials, with a round arch entrance.
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