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A Short Guide to Sightseeing in Torrevieja

27th June 2019

Smartphone camera taking a photo of a sunset over the sea

Ready to explore the beautiful former fishing town of Torrevieja? Whether you’re preparing for a holiday or simply fancy an afternoon stroll through the Costa Blanca town, you’ll find plenty of interesting sightseeing spots in our speedy guide. From Torrevieja’s favourite attractions to lesser-known sights and sounds, you’ll discover plenty to see and do below.

Looking for more information? Torrevieja’s tourist office will be happy to help, provide maps and give a local’s eye view of the town. Contact or visit the Oficina de Turismo, Plaza de Capdepont

Phone: 965703433, Email: torrevieja@touristinfo.net

1. Natural History Museum

Location: Avenida de la Estación

Open: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 10:00-14:00

Price: Free

Find out more about the natural history of the Costa Blanca. This little museum is free to visit and full of interesting bits and pieces. The museum has an especially large collection of marine exhibits, including preserved seahorses, bottlenose dolphins and whale skeletons.

2. Monumento de Las Coralistas

 Location: Paseo Vistalegre

One of the most photographed monuments in Torrevieja, the monumento de Las Coralistas was erected in honour of the first very international choral singing competition which took place in Torrevieja in 1955. The monument was designed by architect Pedro Llorente.

3. Sociedad Cultural Casino de Torrevieja

 Location: Plaza de Isabel II

You won’t find a single game of poker in this historic casino. Instead, this beautiful building is home to a cafe, event spaces and beautiful architecture. Built in 1896, this former casino boasts stunning ceilings, mozarabic interiors and reasonably priced drinks so you can soak in some of Torrevieja’s history.

4. Paraje Natural Municipal Parque del Molino de Agua

Location: 03188 Torrevieja, Alicante, Spain

Also known as Waterwheel Park, this stunning 17-hectare natural space connects the Santa Pola salt lakes with Torrevieja’s beautiful salt lakes in La Mata. If you are in the mood for a sightseeing expedition which takes you outside the city centre, this nearby park is well worth a visit, featuring amazing sand dunes, gorgeous waterways and avenues of shady Aleppo pine trees.

5. Museum of the Sea and Salt

Location: Calle Patricio Perez, 10 bajo

Open:

Monday & Tuesday, 10:00-14:00

Wednesday-Saturday, 10:00-14:00 then 16:30-20:30

Sunday: 10:00 to 13:00

Price: Free

One of Torrevieja’s most important cultural centres, the Museum of the Sea and Salt shares some of the history of this former fishing town. Salt is at the heart of Torrevieja’s traditional crafts, and you’ll find many amazing salt creations in this local historical hub. The museum even includes a submarine you can clamber inside in the nearby fishing port.

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Author: Holly

Holly was one of LosLocosBeach.com's resident writers, having posted on our blog about Torrevieja and the surrouding Costa Blanca area from 2016 to 2021 (and a one-off in 2022).

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