Mount Benacantil

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  • Address: Mount Benacantil, Alicante, Spain
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Hill

Mount Benacantil is a hill dominating the Alicante skyline and offers itself as the iconic image of this region. On it are a lot of pine and eucalyptus trees due to which locals call the hill the green lung of the city! It is said that this lush hill area supplies the oxygen needed by the denizens of Alicante! The hill is known for the rock formations on its south-western slope. These formations are known as la cara del moro, meaning the moor’s face. As you climb up, you will also get to see the stunning medieval Santa Barbara Castle, situated on the top of the mount. The top strategically overlooks the Mediterranean Sea making it one of the most coveted destinations for capturing photographs. For hikers, the Mount Benacantil is a must visit.

How to Reach Mount Benacantil

  • Bus stop at the base of the hill- Santa Barbara Castle bus stop

  • A Cafe atop the mountain, in the castle premises.
  • Carrying snacks with you is recommended.

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  • Mount Benacantil Address: Mount Benacantil, Alicante, Spain
  • Mount Benacantil Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Mount Benacantil(preferred time): 07:00 am - 06:00 pm
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  • 56.46% of people who visit Alicante include Mount Benacantil in their plan

  • 66.5% of people start their Mount Benacantil visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Mount Benacantil

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

94.44% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mount Benacantil

People normally club together Ayuntamiento De Alicante Or Town Hall and Santa Barbara Castle while planning their visit to Mount Benacantil.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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