Enjoy this Villena Castle + winery 5h guided tour with your own, couple, family or private group from 1 to 35 people
Combine wine with heritage, the best way to discover this province in this Villena Castle + winery 5h guided tour
Start your private tour leaving Alicante in a panoramic drive. After 45min through vineyards in the Vinalopó river valley you will be ready to visit with your private tour guide Alicante the “Atalaya´s Castle” of Villena. Is undoubtedly the most significant monument of Villena and gives together with the treasure its own identity. His great historical value and singularity led him to be declared “Historic Artistic Monument” in 1931 and currently enjoys greater protection because was declared Property of Cultural Interest.
Architecturally, it presents a double walled plan with rectangular shape. The most important part of this tower are the Almohades vaults present in the first two floors, the stairs of pointed vaults and the graphites preserved on the walls of various rooms of Islamic and Christian symbols made by the prisoners from the succession and of Independence wars.
Do not miss anything in this area: heritage, history and wine
After this visit, continue enjoying this lands visiting Fco. Gómez winery. A guided tour of the chapel, Bodega Square (Plaza de la Bodega), vineyards, vinification cellar, ageing cellar, bottling room, bottle storage cellar, the Fondillón hermitage, the Sociedad de Nichos (Wine Vault Club area) and the olive oil museum. Also a conducted tasting of 4 wines and 2 olive oils, accompanied by a tasting of Iberian charcuterie made at the celar. You will get amazed by this lovely winery and its culture about the wine, they care about all the process and they feel that their wine it´s part of their family. Here you can taste what is considered the most expensive wine: fondillón made with our local grape variety known as monastrell.
Since romans this lands are known because of the importance of the wine, are you going to miss it?
What´s Included in this Villena Castle + winery 5h guided tour:
• 5h Private tour guide Alicante / Driver
• Transport by car or mini-van up to 6 people. We offer the chance to book a car/van or mini-coach if you are a bigger group, ask for your special quotation.
Not included in this Villena Castle + winery 5h guided tour:
• Ticket to “Atalaya´s Castle” (3€)
• Wine tasting, Francisco Gómez (15€ per person)
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