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The Route of the Castles of the Vinalopó

The Route of the Castles of the Vinalopó

The towns in the Valley of river Vinalopó in Alicante province are one of the regions with a higher concentration of castles in Spain. And they are very good preserved.

They are a legacy of the long stay of the Arabs in the Iberian Peninsula. Arab culture first, and then Christian culture, left in these lands a heritage of undoubted architectural value

The Route has around 100 kilometers through ten different municipalities.

A list of the castles that can be visited (starting from far to Alicante, and coming back to the city):

Castillo de Banyeres de MariolaCastillo de Banyeres de Mariola

Castillo de BiarCastillo de Biar

Castillo de la Atalaya de VillenaCastillo de la Atalaya de Villena

Castillo de PetrerCastillo de Petrer

Castillo de SaxCastillo de Sax

Palacio de Altamira de ElchePalacio de Altamira de Elche

  • Castillo de Castalla
  • Castillo de Elda
  • Castillo de Monóvar
  • Castillo de la Mola en Novelda
  • Castillo del Río en Aspe


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