10 fascinating places to visit in the province of Alicante

1. Caves of Canelobre (Busot)

there is caves It is located 24 kilometers away Alicante and at an altitude of 700 meters The skirts of Cabeçó D’Or. influential caves someone’s house highest vaults in spain and in them you can see the different forms the stone has adopted. Due to their size, acoustics and environmental conditions they are often musical performances.

Here it is, Alicante or from Xixona to Busot and from there Canelobre Caves. Before a sharp turn to the right, there is a parking lot with vertical markings near the Caves, where we started the road. travelis he Pla de la Graya.

2. Guadalla

Guadalest It is a municipality located in the interior of the province of Alicante. Guadalest Valley and with a very special charm. you can’t miss her reservoirsurrounded by a beautiful landscape and with unique views, san joseph castlemostly nestled on a rock.

You can wander its streets filled with shops, handicraft markets and small bars and go up to the vantage point to admire the impressive view.


To get there from Benidorm, you must take the CV-70 road in La Nucía or Polop or the CV-755 in Altea.

3. Enchanted Ravine (Plans)

a few excursions Collect this excursion for a short distance plansover Gallinera Valley, It is known as the valley of the cherry trees. actually we don’t a trip but all four together. In the first place, Via Crucis takes us from the town and takes us to Ermita del Santo Cristo, where we can enjoy a walk among cherry and almond trees. we will walk your way enchanted valley waterfall and its path that slides over its boxed bed, and finally, the path through the fields that brings us back. plansIt is also a city worth seeing.

Barranco de la Encantada. JOHN RUZ

To get to the old town of Planes, where the excursion begins, you need to get a CV 700 from Muro de Alcoy or Pego.

4. Source of the Vinalopó River (Banyeres de Mariola)

This municipality has the distinction of being the municipality with the highest altitude in the province. around the town, Mariola mountain range assumes surrounding residential area It is of great importance that it contains various sources that cause its emergence. Vinalopó river.

The birth of the Vinalopó River. JOHN RUZ

From Banyeres de Mariola you have to take the connecting road CV-795. alcohol with Banyeres until we get to the Interpreting Center. Sierra Mariola Natural Park It is located in the “Ulls de Canals” farmhouse next to a public park where you can leave your car.

5. Torrevieja and La Mata Lagoons Nature Park

This Torrevieja lagoon, It has the largest extension with 1,400 hectares. Located one and a half kilometers northwest of the previous one, La Mata has an area of ​​700 hectares. The lagoons are separated by the Chaparral and connected by an artificial channel known as the Lagoon. acequionIt was built for the exploitation of the Torrevieja salt flats.

Salt flats of Torrevieja. TONY SEVIL

The stars of this place and worth seeing are the flamingo and the black-necked grebe.

On the N-332 road, you have to take a detour at the top of the town of Torrelamata.

6. Algar Fountains (Callosa d’en Sarrià)

This Algar Fountains, Located just 15 km from Benidorm and 3 km from Callosa d’en Sarrià city centre. natural area has great ecological wealth and is declared Protected Humid Zone. They have a 1.5 km tour along the Algar riverbed to see the scenery, waterfalls, springs springing from the rocks or natural pools, a place where water is good for body and soul.

We have to go to Callosa d’en Sarrià with the CV-755. Then we take the CV-715 to Bolulla and Tárbena, but soon we will see the road sign to Fuentes del Algar. We leave the car in any parking lot. If we do not choose to dine at any of the restaurants in the area, we can find free municipal parking lots and private parking lots where they will charge us.

7. Orihuela

The city of Orihuela is home to jewels of historic Mediterranean architecture and boasts a wide variety of museums and palaces of immense beauty. There are many places and buildings classified as Orihuela. Cultural Interest Assets (BIC) What El Palmeral, Teatro Circo, Episcopal Sacred Art Museum or Miguel Hernández House Museumwho was born in this beautiful municipality.

The castle can also be visited, and inside it is preserved the remains of the castle and some of its defensive towers, rafts and dungeons, as well as large parts of its walls as the queen’s bathing area.

8. Santa Cruz neighborhood (Alicante)

This region is the most typical of Alicante. Walking through its small streets is a pleasure. Colorful houses, lots of flowers and steep streets and what we can find during the walk with many stairs will also give us beautiful views of the city. You can also visit Santa Cruz Hermitage18th century.

Santa Cruz neighborhood in Alicante. ALEX DOMINGUEZ

9. Salinas de Santa Pola Natural Park

This area is 2,470 hectares and includes salt farms, ponds with fresh water, beaches and sand dunes and farmland. This settlement is also declared as ‘.Of Special Importance For Birds‘. Also in the park Salt Museum, located in an old salt mill. The visitor will be able to visit the museum and also learn about the uses, properties, history and consumption of salt.

Salt flats of Santa Pola. SERGIO FERRANDEZ

Along the N-332 road, from the Salt Museum to El Pinet.

10. Red Font

We cannot highlight a single point to visit. red font because its all around incomparable. Sanctuary, forest, Cova Gelada, viewpoints and landscapes or snow wells with examples of oak, ash, maple and oak.

Red font. JOHN RUZ

To access the sanctuary of Font Roja, we must start here. alcohol. At the Alicante exit on the N-340, the AP 2001 road turns right and after 11 km takes us to the car parks of the sanctuary, where you can leave your car.


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