By Linda Carter
In addition there are several museums to peruse. The MARC Provincial Archeological Museum is a great stop to learn about the citys archeology. Museum of Volvo Ocean Race, or Museum of Contemporary Art of Alicante (MACA)
Above the town is the Castle of Santa Barbara, which in the US would be called a fort. A pleasant winding stroll through the city will get you there, or there is an elevator from the base for an additional fee located opposite the Postiguet beach area. The castle itself is free to visit.
The Santa Maria Church is located on the Plaza Santa Maria and is Alicantes oldest church. Originally built in the 13th century, the church has a beautiful Baroque facade.
Whatever you do, be sure to stroll down the beautiful promenade.