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City Tourism

City Tourism

EXPLORE ALICANTE

In the city of Alicante, you definitely should visit the Castle of Santa Bárbara on top of Mount Benacantil. It stands at a height of 166 metres and is one of Spain’s largest mediaeval fortresses, providing great views of Alicante’s bay. And if you want to find out all there is to know about Alicante’s rich culture, then go to one of the many museums in the city. Or visit Alicante’s beautiful historic buildings, both civil and religious.

If you are a true nature lover, you can relax in all the spacious parks and gardens here. Or go to Tabarca, a small island with a wide range of flora and fauna, which constitute Spain’s first ever marine reserve.

EXPLORE MURCIA

The city of Murcia has an intense historical tradition. It was a strategic location as a Mediterranean enclave and it was a border territory mid-way between the Meseta and Andalusia. Therefore, the city is an ideal meeting-point where history and tradition have been instilled with new life and placed at the visitor's disposal.

In the region of Murcia you can discover many remains and archaeological sites, such as: rock-paintings in cave-shelters dating back to the Iberian period, the splendour of Roman antiquity, Visigothic cities, Arab medinas, Christian castles, watch-towers, churches and temples and many civil and military constructions.

EXPLORE CARTAGENA

Cartagena has got more than 3,000 years of history. It has been the scene of some of the most outstanding passages throughout time. This city offers so many things to see and do that it has become one of the most appealing destinations in the Mediterranean area.

Visit the millenary city if you want to know everything about the city’s three thousand years of knowledge and history. Go to the old Carthago Nova’s Roman Forum district and feel like a true Roman citizen. Pay a visit to the Naval museum or discover the famous ‘treasure of Nuestra Sra. De Las Mercedes frigate’ in the Underwater Archaeology National Museum.