Tabarca, Alicante


The Tabarca archipelago is formed by the island called La Plana, de Santa Pola or Nueva Tabarca and a few islets. The village of San Pedro and San Pablo is situated on the west part of the island. The archipelago is at 8 miles from Alicante and at 3 miles of Santa Pola on the south -east direction. The village is surrounded by walls and there are three different entrances:

  • Puerta de Tierra northern part
  • Puerta de Levante on the east part
  • Puerta de la Trencada on the west

The village of San Pedro is one of the best examples of military architecture of Spain. Tabarca was then declared Site of Historic and Artistic Interest in 1964. Concerning the natural environment, its standout the geological, ecological and biological features which together with the ideal conditions of conservation allow the existence of really interesting ecosystems.

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