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Altamira Palace

  • Altamira Palace. Elche-Elx, Alicante-Alacant © Turespaña

    Altamira Palace. Elche-Elx, Alicante-Alacant © Turespaña

  

Category

Palace

Date

Siglo XII

Style

Gothic
Diagonal del Palau, 7
03009 Elche-Elx, Elche
Alicante - Alacant, Valencia

Telephone+34 966658203

Websitehttp://www.visitelche.com

Site of the Municipal Archaeological Museum.

The building is currently the site of the Municipal Archaeological Museum. The Palace was part of a fortification which served as accommodation to Jaime II of Aragon, Ramón Berenguer, Pedro IV and the Catholic Monarchs among others. The museum was created by Alejandro Ramos Folqués and houses the archaeological remains found at the site of La Alcudia and the Elche park, some pieces from the Bronze and Copper Ages and from the Roman and Arab eras, together with an exact replica of the Lady of Elche, the original of which is in the National Archaeological Museum.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Monday to Saturday

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Public holidays

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Rates

 

General: €3

Reduced: €1,50

Students: €1

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Calendar

Bridge with a religious float and procession of people carrying palm leaves. Palm Sunday procession. Elche ©Turespaña

Mar 25, 2018

Festivity of International Tourist Interest

Elche
Palm Sunday Procession

Scene from the religious re-enactment. 'Misterio de Elche' mystery play © Turespaña

Aug 11, 2018 to Aug 15, 2018

Festivity of International Tourist Interest

Elche
"Misterio de Elche" mystery play

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To be confirmed 2018

Festival

Elche
“City of Elche” Guitar Festival

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