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Canelobre Caves

Must See Places - Costa Blanca

The picturesque town of Busot is home to the spectacular Canelobre Caves. Only 24km from Alicante, these breathtaking caves are similar to a Gothic cathedral inside, and are well worth a visit.. These caves are believed to date back to 740AD but to have taken more than seven million yearsto be created by the water eroding limestone rock. The entrance used by visitors today was created during More info

The Lavender Gardens

Must See Places - Costa Blanca

The Lavender Gardens in the Jalon Valley is a delightful haven for gardeners, nature lovers and artists, who will appreciate the beautiful flowers, fabulous views and relaxing atmosphere. Stepping through the lavender door is like walking into a secret garden, full of wonder, which appeals to all the senses. The brilliant colours and impressive mountainous backdrop are an artist's dreams. The a More info

La Mata-Torrevieja Lagoons

Must See Places - Costa Blanca

More than 100 species of birds, amphibians and reptiles live in the La Mata-Torrevieja lagoons. Inside the nature park lie Torrevieja's salt lakes which produce 700,000 tons of salt a year. This is a must-see park for all nature lovers and bird watchers. The best time to visit is at sunset or sunrise, particularly if you are a photographer. You will find an abundance of wildlife particularly More info

Alicante Castle

Must See Places - Costa Blanca

Alicante's impressive castle is the main symbol of the city sitting high on the mountain top. It's a great day trip for all the family - and the views over the bay are amazing. Santa Barbara Castle is one of the largest medieval fortresses in Spain. It's a fabulous place for exploring dungeons, cannons and towers while finding out more about the people who lived there over the centuries. The cas More info

Las Calaveras Caves

Must See Places - Costa Blanca

These magnificent caves are in the north Alicante region. There are some marvellous examples of rock formations within the caves. Said to be the largest caves in the world, they certainly are among the oldest and are said to be more than 50,000 years old. Inside you will find some amazing and fascinating examples of stalactites and stalagmites. While looking at the rock formations, you may t More info

Rock of Ifach

Must See Places - Costa Blanca

The Penon de Ifach has been a symbol of the region since ancient times and would have been an important landmark for sailors in bygone days. Now it is a nature reserve offering a haven to many wild birds, mammals and reptiles as well as interesting flora and fauna. It has been declared one of the seven wonders of the Valencia community. There are several ways to walk around the rock, includi More info

Rojales Caves - Cuevas del Rodeo

Must See Places - Costa Blanca

Rojales Caves - Cuevas del Rodeo The cave houses are a real hidden gem in Rojales, a true architectural underground masterpiece. Many of the caves have been beautifully restored and you really feel like you are in another world whilst wandering around them soaking in the beauty of the caves and their surroundings. There are over 20 caves that have been restored so far and others that await More info

From Benidorm or Albir: Algar Waterfalls and Guadalest

Must See Places - Costa Blanca

HighlightsEnjoy a drive into the mountains, taking in the stunning sceneryExplore Guadalest, with its castle, medieval dungeon and quirky museumsUnwind at the Algar Waterfalls with a dip in one of the water poolsDescriptionHead inland for a ride up into the mountains on this full-day tour. Stop at Guadalest and take time to explore the mountaintop village and visit some of the numerous museums, sh More info

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