We propose to schools, high-schools and associations not to miss the opportunity to know the origin and history of the Santa Barbara Castle. We offer different types of tours tailored to all ages and activities to complete a different day.
The Santa Barbara Castle is located on the top of Benacantil Mountain, 166 metres above sea level; it gives to the city a great strategic value. From there, you can see almost the entire bay of Alicante.
On its slopes have been found archaeological remains of the Bronze Age, Iberian and Roman, but the origin of the fortress is in the late ninth century with the Muslim rule.
The Museum of the City of Alicante offers a journey through the history of the city. It is located on the Santa Barbara Castle, where it has been rehabilitated and equipped with ten exhibition halls. The visit may provide archaeological materials from different historical periods which have been found in different archaeological sites of the City...