Best castles in Costa Blanca

Check out the top castles in Costa Blanca, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Santa Bárbara Castle
1. Santa Bárbara Castle
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307 local reviews
Santa Bárbara Castle, Alicante
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
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Point of interestEstablishment
Boris & Silvana
Santa Bárbara Castle (Valencian: Castell de Santa Bàrbara, Spanish: Castillo de Santa Bárbara) is a…
Erika Y Raúl
Bronze Age, Iberian, and Roman artifacts have been found on the slopes of the mountain, but the origins of the…
Anzor
The Santa Barbara Castle is located on the top of Benacantil Mountain, 166 metres above sea level; it gives…
1. Santa Bárbara Castle
1. Santa Bárbara Castle
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307 local reviews
Santa Bárbara Castle, Alicante
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
+34 965 92 77 15
Boris & Silvana
Boris & Silvana
Santa Bárbara Castle (Valencian: Castell de Santa Bàrbara, Spanish: Castillo de Santa Bárbara) is a fortification in the center of Alicante,…
Erika Y Raúl
Erika Y Raúl
Bronze Age, Iberian, and Roman artifacts have been found on the slopes of the mountain, but the origins of the castle date to the 9th…
Anzor
Anzor
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…
2. Dénia Castle
2. Dénia Castle
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44 local reviews
Dénia Castle, Dénia
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
966 42 06 56
Establishment
José María
The iconic Castle of Dénia is a great place to visit with family, friends or even alone. It provides beautiful…
Olga
Denia castle is a must see when you are in Denia. Beautiful place right in the heart of Denia, full of…
Ignacio
A visit at the Denia castle is a obligatory visit for a nice view and to learn a bit more about Denia and its…
2. Dénia Castle
2. Dénia Castle
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44 local reviews
Dénia Castle, Dénia
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
966 42 06 56
José María
José María
The iconic Castle of Dénia is a great place to visit with family, friends or even alone. It provides beautiful views over the city and the…
Olga
Olga
Denia castle is a must see when you are in Denia. Beautiful place right in the heart of Denia, full of history and with amazing views to…
Ignacio
Ignacio
A visit at the Denia castle is a obligatory visit for a nice view and to learn a bit more about Denia and its culture.
3. Guadalest
3. Guadalest
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64 local reviews
Guadalest, El Castell de Guadalest
Bus stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Rob
What to See & Do in Guadalest Guadalest is one of the most popular tourist attractions on the Costa Blanca…
Larisa
Must have to visit place around Alicante. Beautiful views from ancient castle over mountains and lake around…
Juliet
Guadalest Guadalest is a mountain village with a enchanting castle and fantastic views. It is about 20-30…
3. Guadalest
3. Guadalest
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64 local reviews
Guadalest, El Castell de Guadalest
Rob
Rob
What to See & Do in Guadalest Guadalest is one of the most popular tourist attractions on the Costa Blanca. Guadalest is a village sitting…
Larisa
Larisa
Must have to visit place around Alicante. Beautiful views from ancient castle over mountains and lake around. You won't regret trip here…
Juliet
Juliet
Guadalest Guadalest is a mountain village with a enchanting castle and fantastic views. It is about 20-30 minutes drive along great roads…
4. Alicante
4. Alicante
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76 local reviews
Alicante, Alicante
LocalityPolitical
Lee-Ann
Visit the beautiful sea promenade, the harbour, the castle of Santa Barbara, the Concatedral de San Nicolas de…
David
If you can do the walk up the hill the views are great next to this castle. There is a small restaurant at the…
Nora M.
Sightseeing, culture, restaurants and bars (both around the Marina and in the Old Town). Must see Santa…
4. Alicante
4. Alicante
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76 local reviews
Alicante, Alicante
Lee-Ann
Lee-Ann
Visit the beautiful sea promenade, the harbour, the castle of Santa Barbara, the Concatedral de San Nicolas de Bari, the Santa Maria Church…
David
David
If you can do the walk up the hill the views are great next to this castle. There is a small restaurant at the top to take some refreshment.
Nora M.
Nora M.
Sightseeing, culture, restaurants and bars (both around the Marina and in the Old Town). Must see Santa Barbara castle.
5. Castillo Santa Bárbara
5. Castillo Santa Bárbara
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44 local reviews
Castillo Santa Bárbara, Alicante
Bus stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Dirola
Interesting and vast arab fortification standing on Mount Benacantil! Just 5 min walking distance from my…
Joseph
Amazing views from the top of the Castle. It's open late during the summer months. It's about a 30 minute walk…
Danel
Tha visit of Castillo Santa Barbara is a must in Alicante. Historic castle & pefect views of Alicante. From…
5. Castillo Santa Bárbara
5. Castillo Santa Bárbara
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44 local reviews
Castillo Santa Bárbara, Alicante
Dirola
Dirola
Interesting and vast arab fortification standing on Mount Benacantil! Just 5 min walking distance from my place! Psss... I'll tell you what…
Joseph
Joseph
Amazing views from the top of the Castle. It's open late during the summer months. It's about a 30 minute walk to the tunnel from the condo,…
Danel
Danel
Tha visit of Castillo Santa Barbara is a must in Alicante. Historic castle & pefect views of Alicante. From the beach side of the mounain…
6. El Castell de Guadalest
6. El Castell de Guadalest
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66 local reviews
El Castell de Guadalest
Administrative area level 4Political
Maggie
A trip to Guadalest must not be missed. The village has grown around to provide small bars, restaurants and…
Anna
This is a picturesque old town that is divided into El Arrabel, the old town and the quarter of the castle,…
Ricardo
Pleasant walking to the castle. Various souvenirs shop and nice views. Better during the afternoon if you…
6. El Castell de Guadalest
6. El Castell de Guadalest
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66 local reviews
El Castell de Guadalest
Maggie
Maggie
A trip to Guadalest must not be missed. The village has grown around to provide small bars, restaurants and cafes. The economy of…
Anna
Anna
This is a picturesque old town that is divided into El Arrabel, the old town and the quarter of the castle, named San Jose. Both parts are…
Ricardo
Ricardo
Pleasant walking to the castle. Various souvenirs shop and nice views. Better during the afternoon if you avoid group of tourist.
7. Dénia
7. Dénia
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48 local reviews
Dénia, Dénia
LocalityPolitical
Kirstie
Denia is our nearest city. Drive over the pass from Javea and you are in Denia. Explore the city, restaurants,…
Lee-Ann
Let your host drive you to Altea and catch the train to Denia. At walking distance from the station is the…
Marc
Bezoek de haven en het kasteel van Denia. Visitar el puerto y el castillo de Denia. Visit the harbor and the…
7. Dénia
7. Dénia
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48 local reviews
Dénia, Dénia
Kirstie
Kirstie
Denia is our nearest city. Drive over the pass from Javea and you are in Denia. Explore the city, restaurants, castle, marinas and beaches. …
Lee-Ann
Lee-Ann
Let your host drive you to Altea and catch the train to Denia. At walking distance from the station is the Castle of Denia with magnificent…
Marc
Marc
Bezoek de haven en het kasteel van Denia. Visitar el puerto y el castillo de Denia. Visit the harbor and the castle of Denia. Besuchen Sie…
8. El Castell de Guadalest
8. El Castell de Guadalest
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20 local reviews
El Castell de Guadalest, El Castell de Guadalest
LocalityPolitical
Andrey
Big park. 2 things to do there. First one to visit Castle. Second one - to have a drive along lake in forests…
Valentin
A beautiful medieval castle in an even more environment. Views at the water reservoir with its clear…
Marina
A 35-minute drive away, you can visit El Castell de Guadalest to see beautiful ruins of a castle after a…
8. El Castell de Guadalest
8. El Castell de Guadalest
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20 local reviews
El Castell de Guadalest, El Castell de Guadalest
Andrey
Andrey
Big park. 2 things to do there. First one to visit Castle. Second one - to have a drive along lake in forests that seen from Castle…
Valentin
Valentin
A beautiful medieval castle in an even more environment. Views at the water reservoir with its clear blue/green water. This is a great…
Marina
Marina
A 35-minute drive away, you can visit El Castell de Guadalest to see beautiful ruins of a castle after a winding but safe road in the…
9. Casco Antiguo-Santa Cruz
9. Casco Antiguo-Santa Cruz
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56 local reviews
Casco Antiguo-Santa Cruz, Alacant
NeighborhoodPolitical
Ruben
Little village-like neighborhood close to historical center of the city. At the bottom of the castle, you can…
Miguel
Lose yourself in the narrow pedestrian streets of Alicante's historic district that winds up to the Ereta Park…
Elio
Santa Barbara Castle, you must see our panoramic see view castle just across the road.
9. Casco Antiguo-Santa Cruz
9. Casco Antiguo-Santa Cruz
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56 local reviews
Casco Antiguo-Santa Cruz, Alacant
Ruben
Ruben
Little village-like neighborhood close to historical center of the city. At the bottom of the castle, you can enjoy the peace and light of…
Miguel
Miguel
Lose yourself in the narrow pedestrian streets of Alicante's historic district that winds up to the Ereta Park and the Santa Barbara Castle.
Elio
Elio
Santa Barbara Castle, you must see our panoramic see view castle just across the road.
10. Muelle Levante
10. Muelle Levante
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Muelle Levante, Alicante
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Ana & Blaise
Very nice place for a walk at night, many Bars-Restaurants, Discos and a Casino Nice view to the Castle “Santa…
10. Muelle Levante
10. Muelle Levante
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Muelle Levante, Alicante
Ana & Blaise
Ana & Blaise
Very nice place for a walk at night, many Bars-Restaurants, Discos and a Casino Nice view to the Castle “Santa Barbara”
11. Barri Santa Creu
11. Barri Santa Creu
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12 local reviews
Barri Santa Creu, Alicante
Point of interestEstablishment
Lydia&Javi
Located at the foothills of Santa Bárbara Castle, the Santa Cruz neighborhood in Alicante is one of the most…
Elena
You can't miss it, is the old quartier on the skirtings of the Castle, you will feel like in Andalucia. It is…
11. Barri Santa Creu
11. Barri Santa Creu
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12 local reviews
Barri Santa Creu, Alicante
Lydia&Javi
Lydia&Javi
Located at the foothills of Santa Bárbara Castle, the Santa Cruz neighborhood in Alicante is one of the most typical and traditional…
Elena
Elena
You can't miss it, is the old quartier on the skirtings of the Castle, you will feel like in Andalucia. It is all pedestrian and stepped…
12. La Vall de Gallinera
12. La Vall de Gallinera
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11 local reviews
La Vall de Gallinera
Administrative area level 4Political
Ana
A popular valley for cycling and its varied hiking trails between villages and ancient Moorish castles.
Helen
A beautiful area to explore. Cherry growing, walking and historic castle.
12. La Vall de Gallinera
12. La Vall de Gallinera
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11 local reviews
La Vall de Gallinera
Ana
Ana
A popular valley for cycling and its varied hiking trails between villages and ancient Moorish castles.
Helen
Helen
A beautiful area to explore. Cherry growing, walking and historic castle.