Castles in Alicante

Castles are fabulous places to visit for people with fertile imaginations. The dank, dark dungeons, towers imprisoning beautiful princesses, battles, firing cannons and throwing boiling oil over advancing enemies.

Towns and villages throughout the Alicante region have some impressive castles to visit. Alicante city has a large mountain-top castle where you can enjoy fabulous Mediterranean views. Denia castle is another impressive hilltop fortress which provides a stunning backdrop to the town. Moraira castle sits by the sea and is the setting for its annual music festival. Orihuela has many impressive architectural gems, including its castle.