Castell de Guadalest
The beautiful and picturesque village of Castell de Guadalest is surrounded by the most beautiful mountains in the province of Alicante: the Sierra de la Xortà , the Sierra de la Serrella and Aitana . Just 23 kms from the cosmopolitan Benidorm we find this typical mountainous place . In it you can find typical local products : royal jelly , honey, jam , oil , embroidery … Also souvenirs , clothing, leather craft , paintings …
Walks: It is a nice walk to go to the Orduña House, which was built by the Orduña family , of Basque origin , who had come to El Castell de Guadalest like confidence people of Cardona family, Admirals of Aragon. And from there up to the top of the fortress . Go to the Plaza de San Gregorio to see a beautiful view of the reservoir of Guadalest . And of course, visit some of the many museums offered: Microminiatures Museum , Museum of Torture , Marco Antonio Museum , Ethnological Museum , Museum of Salt and Pepper Shakers , Museum of Vintage Vehicles , etc.,.
If you want to spend the night there are cottages at your disposal: Rural housing Aitana , Cases Noves , Monges and Salat .
With refined cuisine, which combines sea and mountain to perfection, the Castell de Guadalest is the place you should not miss if you are on holiday on the Costa Blanca.