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Castle of Santa Barbara

Avenida Juan Bautista Lafora 6, 03002 Alicante, Spain
+34 965 26 31 31
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  • Average7%
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“fantastic views” (136 reviews)
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Avenida Juan Bautista Lafora 6, 03002 Alicante, Spain
+34 965 26 31 31
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Reviewed yesterday

We used the lift which was worth the small entrance fee, it gets you very near the top, if you are unable to climb the steps for the very top the views from this point were superb.

Thank lesley2016
Reviewed yesterday

Well worth the visit, you can get the lift up for approx 3 euros from the beach front. The views are amazing and you can spend a couple or more hours up at the top. Great spots to take pictures from, a few interesting bits...More

Thank LYN145
Reviewed yesterday

The castle is a lovely way to pass half a day and I'd advise that you take the elevator to the top rather than walk. You can get to it from a tunnel that opens onto the road by the beach and its not really...More

Thank Simon_1350
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hard to find your way both to get there and to get down again and all information signs was in Spanish as far as I could see. When I see all this pictures it's like I've been somewhere else, don't now where to find it...More

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful views. Worth visiting for sure. You can walk up or take a lift. I am sure you will enjoy it!

Thank JuliettaTravel
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed our visit to the Castle of Santa Barbara. We were accompanied by a guide who provided us with excellent information. The elevator up to the castle was convenient, and senior citizens (over age 65) rode to the top for free....More

Thank mramos8556
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice, historic place with excellent views. Convenient lift to go up, nice to walk down the ramparts.

Thank Mark v
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well worth the 2.80 euro entry fee-lift ride from beach to castle way above the city. Fantastic view over the city and surrounding area, make sure you wear an hat and put on the sun screen. Great to walk around and soak up the atmosphere....More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved our afternoon at the Castle. The views are amazing. Great to wander around and had a nice jug of sangria at the restaurant!

Thank lantNorthYorks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Santa Barba Castle is a great construction and allows the visitor to take some stunning photos of the beautiful city of Alicante and its beaches. You can see the whole city from up there. It's free. The Castle counts on visitors to help telling...More

Thank Juarez Z
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Is the castle wheelchair friendly?
9 October 2016|
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Response from Gwespyr | Reviewed this property |
As previous answers have indicated, it is possible to get a car into the castle and there are a limited number of parking bays for vehicles conveying people with a disability and there is a lift available which will tahe you... More
Hi, are dogs allowed up to the castle, either in the lift or if not when we walk up?
29 August 2016|
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Response from R L | Reviewed this property |
sorry I didn't see any dogs up there
Colette G
Want the name of a coffee shop up there to meet friends.. Anyone out there help ??
16 August 2016|
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Response from imcostruiksma | Reviewed this property |
It's called kiosk. Right in THE middle of THE castle. Go up with THE elevator and walk to THE main center of THE castle. THE kiosk is in THE corner.
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