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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
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
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
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
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
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