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Alcoy

Country: Spain
State: Comunidad Valenciana
City: Alcoy
Type of Location: Multiple
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Places to Visit
How to Reach

By car

The nearest airports to Alcoy are sorted by the distance to the airport from the city centre.
 
  Talladega Airport (distanced approximately 22 km)
  Muchamiel Alicante Airport (distanced approximately 30 km)
  Alicante Airport (distanced approximately 47 km)
  Ciudad-Quesada-Alicante Airport (distanced approximately 75 km)
  Valencia Airport (distanced approximately 88 km)
 

Key places to visit
Barchell Castle, Alcoy town hall, Llotja de Sant Jordi, Camil Visedo Archaeological Museum, Archpriest of St. Mary Church, Bridge of the Seven Moons, Raco de Sant Bonaventura-Canalons, Parque Natural del Carrascal de la Font Roja

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Places to Visit

Barchell Castle

Barchell Castle, located in the municipality of Alcoy is a medieval building of the thirteenth century which stands on a rocky mound in the middle of a pine forest near the road between Alcoy and Bañeres .Although the covers are gone preserves the walls. Prismatic tower stands square base of 5 x 8 feet wide and about 20 m in height that is accessed via a small hole, completed in arch. Within three plants had disappeared and abroad today are the remains of terraced buildings and walls of great height, all built in mud.

Alcoy town hall

The town hall of Alcoy located in the Plaza of Spain # 1 is a building designed by architect Jorge Berenguer Gisbert built in the mid nineteenth century in style neoclassical .Like Dins Square, this building was built after the seizure on the site of the former convent of San Agustin.

Llotja de Sant Jordi

The Llotja de Sant Jordi is a showroom and exhibitions of Alcoy, located under the floor of the Plaza of Spain. Designed by architect Santiago Calatrava. Made during the years 1992 - 1995. Its internal structure reminiscent of ribs of a whale .Also highlight the mechanisms that give access to the underground chamber and the source of the square.

Camil Visedo Archaeological Museum

The archaeological museum Camil Visedo of Alcoy, is located in a building style Gothic and Renaissance building that was home of the town between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries and which later housed various uses such as schools, until enabled for the museum.

Archpriest of St. Mary Church

The archpriest of Santa Maria Church in Alcoy was begun eighteenth century at the top of Alcoy, to the convent of San Agustin (thirteenth century).Beginning in 1256, when founding the town of Alcoy, the town was growing after its walled enclosure. What was only a few farmhouses scattered, went on to become a core dominated by a fortified castle located in the square of the current square Spain and Dins.

Bridge of the Seven Moons

We must make mention of the bridge known as the Seven Moons, located beyond the Batoi neighborhood. In this case there is an urban bridge, but was built for the train passed through here Alcoy, Alicante, which failed to move ever. Is necessary to visit a small tour that has as its background the natural park de la Font Roja. Its enormous height and breadth of the arches are ideal for practicing here the bridge jump.

Raco de Sant Bonaventura-Canalons

The Municipal Natural Park of Sant Bonaventura Racó-Canalons, with an area of 18.34 ha, is located in the town of Alcoy in the province of Alicante .El Raco de Sant Bonaventura-Canalons, which coincides with the upper reaches of the river Polop, stands out for presenting a stream throughout the year with the flora and vegetation of these ecosystems and exhibit a high scenic value with high carved on the limestone rocks by the erosive action of the river. Special mention deserves its status as an ecological corridor between the natural park of Carrascal de la Font Roja and the Sierra de Mariola.

Parque Natural del Carrascal de la Font Roja

The Carrascal de la Font Roja is a natural park in the province of Alicante, in Valencia, Spain .The park is located in the mountains of Menejador, one of the last foothills of the Betic Cordilleras and the highest in the province of Alicante, with a maximum height of 1,352 meters at the peak of the same name.

Archaeological site of El Puig

The archaeological site of El Puig, which corresponds to the bronze age and the ancient Iberian and medium, is located in the municipality of Alcoy .The site is situated on the plateau of the Puig, with about 40 m in diameter and an area of 1.5 ha, which may reach 3 ha in the peak period. In the east, where access is easier, a wall blocks the way. The wall of 10 m in length, there are other closer than close the site.

Right Time to Visit

February - June

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