Or if you are coming by bus, you will be left in the lower part of the village the same as if you come by car, and you will have to walk up the hill, through the main arch way and then into the two main neighborhoods.
From all around the walls you get the most fantastic views: a definite photo opportunity.Donated in 1977 by local artist and sculpture, Eusebio Sempere, it consists of works that he felt represented the art movement through the years.Here you can view paintings by Dali, Cocteau, Miro, Bacon and Picasso, proving you don't have to go to Madrid to see the work of well-known artists.We will come with flight and will take a bus to San Pedro Del Pinatar. You would have to either get a taxi from the airport to El Altet town to catch the Alicante/Cartagena bus or alternatively get a bus or taxi into a Alicante City and then get a bus from the bus station in Alicante to Cartagena.Question are therefore: El Altet are the airport stop??? The airport bus service is a completely different service it is a direct service between the Airport and Torrevieja Town only. If you're feeling energetic you can walk along the road that winds around the back of the mountain, or if you're short of time you can drive.
The easier way, incurring a small charge (but free if you are disabled or an EU senior citizen) is via an elevator going up through a tunnel carved out of the rock.
Originally built by the Moors in the 10th century, the castle received its name from the conquest of King Alfonse the Wise that took place on 4th December 1248: Saint Barbara's day.
Over the following centuries it was developed and extended leaving it with three main areas all dating from different eras.
Even though Guadalest is a small village anchored in a small valley with the same, it is an extremely busy tourist attraction; so much as to be declared a Historic-Artistic monument in 1974.
Guadalest is first known for its ‘castle’, which is literally hanging on he cliff where it is found.
If you have ever enjoyed this fiesta and seen the intricate effigies made out of papier-mâché that are sacrificed to the flames - then you will know how delightful this museum will be to visit.