Monuments in Alicante Costa Blanca

  • ermita
    A Gothic style hermitage of the re conquest with a beautiful panoramic view of Calpe. Access is via a staircase a located on the Avd. Masnou close to the plaza de San Salvador.
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  • The Hermitage of Santa Lucía is one of the so called “Hermitages of the Conquest”. The hermitage is a special place for the ‘Dianeses’ and they come on the day of the Saint, (the 13th of December) to...
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  • Ermita de Santa Paula
    The hermitage of Santa Paula is one of the hermitages of the Conquest, it receives a pilgrimage celebrated on the 26th of January, date on which the temple opens its doors.
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  • Img 1: HISTORICAL ARTISTIC SET
    The old town of the city was declared a Historical Artistic Site in 1969 and it shelters multitude of monuments, churches and palaces connected by a few streets that require calm investigation.
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  • Img 1: HISTORICAL ARTISTIC SITE
    Modernism left Alcoy a complete catalogue of architectural samples, built under the epigraph of "stil nouveau". Alcoy's old quarter is a result of the urbanism of the second half of the XIX century t...
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  • Img 1: HISTORICAL-ARTISTIC OLD QUARTER OF THE CITY
    The Old Quarter of the town preserves an enviable degree of conservation. Its traditionally seafaring and commercial character has determined its particular architecture, with a distribution and layo...
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  • Img 1: HOMAGE TO THE WORKERS MONUMENT
    This monument made out of Anasol marble represents local development, highlighting the industrial development of this century. It contains the following epitaph: "IBI: IN RECOGNITION OF THE WORKERS F...
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  • Homenaje a El Campello
    Sculpture created by sculptor Francisco José Maestre and granted by the Foundation Manuel Pelaez, belonging to ECISA Construction Company. This sculpture adorns the roundabout linking San Bartolome S...
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  • Img 1: TORRE HORADADA
    This watchtower had the same function as the rest of the towers built along the whole littoral, to watch out for pirate raids. Around it a coastal settlement arose that later became a summer resort f...
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  • Img 1: Huerto Del Cura (included within the Palmeral Complex, Human Heritage)
    With an extension of more than 13.000 square metres of tropical and Mediterranean plants, this exotic garden was declared National Artistic Garden in 1943. Also, exhibits the only example of a date p...
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  • This wall of the Cerro de las Balsas is clear evidence of the extent to which the Iberians were dominant in the Alicante area from the beginning of their era until VII and VIII centuries A.D.
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  • Iglesia
    Attached to the Parochial Church, is the chapel of the ancient Church, a unique example of the Mudejar-Gothic style of the Valencian Community. The defensive wall supports the building and existing i...
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  • Img 1: IGLESIA DE SANT JORDI
    Dedicado al patrón de la ciudad, el actual templo se bendijo en 1921. Edificación de carácter historicista neorrománica, con una cuidada decoración interior de estilo neobizantino. Proyecto del arqui...
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  • Img 1: IGLESIA DE SANTA TERESA
    Built in 1849 and restored between 1909 and 1911, it is sited in a characteristic square in the old quarter next to the Centro Cultural Biblioteca, (Cultural Library Centre) equipped with magnificent...
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  • Img 1: IGLESIA DE SANTAS JUSTA Y RUFINA  (CHURCH)
    In spite of the fact that its origins place it as dating from the Gothic period, later reformations have left details from both the Renaissance and the Baroque. The Church houses the exhibition “La L...
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  • Img 1: IGLESIA PARROQUIAL DE SANTIAGO EL MAYOR (PAROCHIAL CHURCH)
    The Gothic, the Renaissance and the Baroque are brought together in this temple. Its interior conserves a Francisco Salzillo´s organ from the XVIII century and a group of sculptures in the Chapel of...
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