Monuments in Alicante Costa Blanca

  • Img 1: MEDIAEVAL COMPLEX
    The Christian foundation of the Villa de Alcoy dates back to the year 1256, and from 1305 onwards it had its first urban expansion or suburbs, which in the 14th century was called Pobla Nova de Sant...
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  • Img 1: MOLINO LA CALERA (MILL)
    Built in 1771 to grind grain for the population. A typical element of this monument is its red roof. The structure is not open the public although from its surroundings, opposite the Hotel JM, offer...
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  • Misteri d'Elx
    The Misteri d'Elx is a lyrical drama, medieval in origin, which relates the Assumption of the Virgin into Heaven. This is the only work of its kind that has survived to the modern day, as the Council...
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  • Molí del Real Elche/Elx
    An old flour mill from the 18th century, although it possibly has an Islamic origin.
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  • It’s named after the old water extractor and, with more than 500, 000 square metres, is the biggest and best conserved dune system in the area The vegetation is mainly formed by carrasco pine trees a...
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  • Wheat was the most important crop, and its transformation into flour began the construction of mills. The remains that exist correspond to constructions realised in the XVIII century.
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  • The monastery, of a contemplative nature, was founded for the nuns of the San Francisco de Sales order. The building highlights the great quantity of marble used in the ornamentation in its Neo class...
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  • Img 1: MONASTERY OF MONTSERRAT
    The Ermita de Nuestra Señora de Montserrat (Chapel of Our Lady of Montserrat) is situated in the quarter of the same name. Around the 16th century this Virgin Mary began to be worshiped which quickly...
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  • Img 1: MONUMENT TO BLOOD DONORS
    The monument has presided over the landscaped area of the square called Plaza de S. Vicente since 1996; it is a monolith made of uncut Macael marble in combination with Alicante Red marble symbolisin...
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  • Img 1: MONUMENT TO CHAPÍ
    Constructed by the Villena sculptor Antonio Navarro Santafé in the year 1947, it was conceived of as a tribute to the brilliant musician Ruperto Chapi, also born in Villena. The monument is located i...
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  • Img 1: MONUMENT TO D. JOAQUIN VILANOVA CAMALLONGA
    Work of the sculptor D. Vicente Ferrero, it represents in a bronze bust the once founder of the Trust "Virgen de los Desamparados", D. Joaquín Vilanova Camallonga. It is located in the small square t...
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  • Img 1: MONUMENT TO FESTER
    Presiding over the square called Plaza la Iglesia is the sculpture that the Fester family erected in honour of their patron saint, the Virgen de los Desamparados (Virgin Mary). This sculpture was mad...
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  • Img 1: MONUMENT TO THE IBI TOY INDUSTRY
    The sculptor from Bañeres Vicente Ferrero, member of the Valencia Arts Council, is the person who created this monument which is installed in the square called Plaza del Centenario, between the stree...
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  • Img 1: Monumento al Hombre del Mar
    The piece was created by Catalan sculptor Josep Ricart i Maimir and planted on May 10th 1975. Today, it’s a great symbol of Torrevieja because it represents the man of the sea. When the boardwalk was...
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  • Img 1: MONUMENTO A LA CRUZ
    En la parte posterior de la iglesia , en una pequeña plaza, se encuentra 'El monumento a la Cruz'. Se trata de una cruz sobre un pedestal realizada de piedra y hierro. Esta cruz representa la crucifi...
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  • El monumento consta de dos vigas de hierro con cadenas enrolladas, colocadas por la CNT y la AIT en el año 1995. En el mismo monumento se lee: "En recuerdo de todos los seres humanos que sufrieron y...
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