Explore interesting sights in Villena, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Villena, Spain.Sightseeing Tours in Villena
1. Castillo de Salvatierra
Salvatierra Castle, popularly known as the Castillico is on the replication of the Sierra de la Villa, in the town of Villena, province of Alicante (Spain). It was built during the 10th century and lasts until the fourteenth century, when it would be abandoned for the benefit of the Atalaya Castle. From its interlocking you can contemplate the valleys of Biar, Benejama and Villena, as well as the towns of Yecla and Caudete. The building is currently in ruins and only a small part of it is preserved.
2. Iglesia Arciprestal de Santiago
The archiprestal church of Santiago de Villena is located in the Santiago Square of that city. It began to be built in the 14th century, although its current appearance dates back to the 16th century. It is the largest and most important church of Villena, and it is one of the most important Gothic-Renaissance sets of the Valencian Community, since it formed the archetype of the architectural school of the Valencian Gothic that had extensive regional resonance.
3. Museo Escultor Navarro Santafé
The Navarro Santafé Sculptor Museum is located in Villena. It is located on the ground floor of what was the house of Antonio Navarro Santafé, on the street that bears his name. Its conception comes from the artist himself, who conditioned the ground floor of his house so that it could host an exhibition and, through his widow, donated it to the City Council of Villena. It first opened its doors in 1983 and has been officially registered since 2000.
4. Museo Arqueológico José María Soler
The Municipal Archaeological Museum of Villena, also called the José María Soler Archaeological Museum, is located on the ground floor of the Town Hall, a Renaissance building from the early sixteenth century. It was inaugurated in 1957 to house the archaeological findings gathered by José María Soler García in his more than forty years of work in Villena and its surroundings.
5. Plaza Santiago
The Plaza de Santiago de Villena is the most representative urban space of its historic centre. It has a rather irregular layout, although tending to the square, and rises around the Church of Santiago, forming a place where numerous significant buildings are concentrated.
6. Museo Festero
The Festero Museum is located in the so-called “Casa del Festero”, in the square of Santiago de Villena. It was opened in 1981 and officially recognized in 1996. It is dedicated to the history of the Feast of Moros and Christians of Villena since the 19th century.
7. Castillo de la Atalaya
The Atalaya Castle is a fortress in Villena, province of Alicante, southern Spain. Located over a spur of the Sierra de la Villa, in the north-western part of the province of Alicante, it commands the former frontier between Castile and Kingdom of Aragon.
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