Welcome to “The Teaching Castle”, a space dedicated to school groups looking to discover the history hidden behind this medieval fortress. A fun and educational way to explore the castle and get to know the history of Alicante and the legends that surround it.

Guided tours and workshops

The Castillo de Santa Bárbara is, without a doubt, the most important heritage landmark in the city of Alicante. The historic fate of this city is inseparable from the fortress that watches over it. ...Seguir leyendo

The castle goes to school

“The castle goes to school” seeks to complete the visit and the didactic workshops with a previous activity, which allows working on the topics that will later be developed in the Castle, either during the visit or with a workshop.…
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Colored lights Stained glass workshop.

Secondary education 1st and 2nd cycle
With this workshop, students will be able to experiment with light and color by creating stained glass windows of different shapes, materials and sizes, imitating this technique. The complexity of the design and the materials will depend on the age…
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Pulling the strings. Puppet workshop.

Primary Education 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle
Come with us to discover the stories and legends of our city. In this activity we are going to give life to the characters that populate our history: the Caliph who died of sadness…, the fearsome pirate Dragut, Cántara and…
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The ceramic. The art of the everyday.

Infant Education 2nd cycle (3-6 years)
he castle of Santa Bárbara has a magnificent display of ceramics in the exhibition ‘Ceramics and Art. The art of small things’, located in the Governor’s House. Ceramics are essential to understand the culture of societies through time. Ceramics show…
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Where are the keys? Treasure hunt.

Infant Education 2nd cycle (3-6 years) and Primary 1st cycle (6-8 years)
It is an outdoor game, which uses as its main resource the privileged environment in which we are: the Benacantil Fortress. The activity has as its argument the search for an object related to one of the many castle stories.…
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Kids Workshops

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