Village enchanteur et historique près de votre location de vacances en Espagne

Guadalest

 

Spend an afternoon with your family in the beautiful mountains of the Costa Blanca.

 

Nestled in a beautiful natural setting, in the hearth of the valley of Guadalest. Surrounded by the three highest mountains in the province of Alicante : Aitana, Serrella and Xorta. The small town of Guadalest emerges with grace and charm.

 

Discover the enchanting and historic village of Guadalest. A fortress that protected the population during the 17th Century, it was declared a historic site in 1974.

 

Its streets, narrow and cobbled, reveal a history of muslim origin whose domain ended in XII century after the conquest of the christians. There are 16km of extension were you can discover a rich heritage in forms and styles from both cultures.

 

Important buildings to be seen  :

 

The Castle of San José built in the eleventh century by muslims. It had an important  role in the middle ages due to its strange location over the apex of a prominent rock, and can only be accessed by a tunnel excavated in 1644.


The Fortress of la Alcozalba, the Orduna house, the parish church and the prison from the XII century among others.


Everything accompanied by a multitude of shops and a large selection of restaurants to savour the best cuisine of the area.

 

In the Castell of Guadalest you will discover a unique spot to enjoy the beauty of nature in its purest state and you will be seduced by this corner of the province of Alicante with its magic and charm.