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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Difficult trek up the hill but ultimately worth it with scenic views and the chance to scale interesting architecture

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 23 April 2018

A bit of a difficult hike to the top, but absolutely worth it. A 360 degree view of the city is a must-see when you are visiting Alicante. Be sure to wear your hiking shoes because you'll definitely be breaking a sweat. Lovely spot to...More

2  Thank MalloryLongwell
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Fantastic walk up the mountain. And the view up there is Nice. The walk is pretty easy and there is a Castle that it is recomended to visit.

Thank Pontus E
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I really recommend the castle on the rock. Amazing view, it’s probably the most interesting place in Alicante Mirek UK

Thank mmirekk77
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Depending on time available and fitness this can be walked or there is a lift (3 euros), accessed through a tunnel into the rock. Either way, views from the top are excellent in all directions and it is well worth going up to the top....More

1  Thank Pete_Gill_W
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Take the elevator to the top to enjoy the fantastic views. There are two kiosks and a cafe for refreshments, it is a must do attraction.

1  Thank Wagaitwag
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Monte Benacantil rises up almost straight from Playa del Postiguet. It looks impressive. It is possible to walk up to Castillo de Santa Bárbara fortress. There are different ways and paths but you can also use the elevator. From Castillo there are great sea views...More

1  Thank AriHelsinki
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We walked from the plaza to the castles through the wooded area and climbed all the way to the top. The heat was making it a little hard but we made it even a 8 year old did it. The castle itself is okay. Was...More

1  Thank Naison C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We walked through Monte Benacantil to get to the castle, and we extended the route a little, making sure we got to see a lot of the mountains pathways and hidden areas exploring as we went along. It was very quiet, and it's a lovely...More

1  Thank PaigeGill
Reviewed 17 May 2017

You can't miss Monte Benacantil as it dominates the sky line above Alicante, its worth the walk up to it but it is a step clime! the alternative is to take the elevator from the base of the rock it is sign posted, if you...More

1  Thank redplm
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