The touristic town of Guadalest.
El Castell de Guadalest (Valencian pronunciation: [eɫ kasˈteʎ de ɣwaðaˈlest]) or briefly Guadalest is a Valencian town and municipality located in a mountainous area of the comarca of Marina Baixa, in the province of Alicante, Spain. Guadalest has an area of 16 km² and, according to the 2002 census, a total population of 189 inhabitants.
The economy of Guadalest is mainly based on tourism. The town has many remarkable monuments and interesting places to visit:
- Castle of L'Alcazaiba or Sant Josep, built in the 11th century by Muslims.
- Castle of the King.
- Tower-crag of Alcalà.
- Baroque Catholic church of Mare de Déu de l'Assumpció, built between 1740 and 1753.
- Jail, built in the 12th century. It conserves a dungeon.
- Antonio Marco Museum
- Ethnological Museum
- Historical Motorcycle Museum Vall de Guadalest, a collection of over a hundred motorcycles and some small cars, all in perfect condition.
- Micro-Gigantic Museum
- Miniatures Museum
- Ribera Girona Museum
- The Salt & Pepper Shaker Museum, 20,000 salt and pepper shakers from around the world.
- Torture instruments Museum
- Town Museum Orduña House
Road up to mountain of Guadalest
Coordinates: 38°40′37″N 0°11′52″W / 38.67694°N 0.19778°W