– Museo del Mar y de la Sal
The main museum of the city of Torrevieja, especially ethnology, as it reflects the origin and history of this city. Because salt ends up not only in the egg or in the street. Salt is a versatile product that can be found in fire extinguishers, detergents and more. The Salt Museum shows that the salt production has not always been as easy as today. However, without doubt, the most impressive attraction of the museum, the Dolphin submarine S-61st The ship can be visited in the harbor, it is unique in its kind.
Calle Patricio Perez 10
Tel .: 966 704 643
Open from Mon to Sat .: 10-14 and 16 – 21:00
Sundays and holidays from 10 – 13:30
– Museo Flotante Patrullero
The floating museum Patrol Albatros III is located in the port of Torrevieja. This ship was one of the customs control services until after 33 years as guardians of the coast in March 2006 became the new floating museum. It proved a long time his loyalty in the maritime service to customs supervision.
in Torrevieja Harbour
open from Tuesday to Sunday 10 – 15:00
– Submarino S-61 Dolphin
The first floating museum of its kind in Spain. The floating museum offers visitors the opportunity to think again, as for the crew inside a submarine were the living conditions. Since the opening of this unique museum about 1.3 million visitors were there.
Submarine in the harbor of Torrevieja
open from Wed – Sun 10 – 15:00
– Museo de la Semana Santa
The Museum of the Holy Week of Torrevieja is an extraordinary museum, because the entire city museums are directly related to the sea and the salt, with the exception of this museum. Visitors gain an insight into the details of the tradition of Easter in Torrevieja.
Calle Formentera s / n
open from Monday to Friday
10 – 13 and 17 – 20:00
– Habanera Museo Ricardo Lafuente
Ricardo Lafuente was a recognized author of the world famous habanera Torrevieja. He is also the author of the official anthem of Torrevieja. This small museum is dedicated to the composer Ricardo Lafuente. Here you can admire paintings, recordings, photographs and general personal memories of Ricardo Lafuente.
Old Station Building
open from Tuesday to Saturday
11 – 13:30 and 16:30 – 20:00
In Krippenmuseum a crib peasant family in Pilar de la Horadada opened in August 2004, an exhibition of nativity scenes from their own production and from other countries around the world, for example, Tanzania or Poland. Furthermore, a miniature of the Nativity Scene of Torrevieja is to see which built the family every year at the Plaza de la Constitucion.
Avenida Diego Ramirez, 20
open from Monday to Friday
10 – 13 and 15 – 21:00
– Museo de Historia Natural
The Museum of Natural History in Torrevieja has a collection of skeletons, such as whales and dolphins, turtles and marine invertebrates collected over the Mediterranean. Also a collection of molluscs, for example, from the Indo-Pacific, Atlantic, Africa and of course the Mediterranean regions has to offer the museum.
Old Station Building
open from Monday to Friday
9-13 and 17 – 20:00
Exchange / fish market:
The market hall is located in the center between Joaquin Chapaprieta and Jose Martinez Ruiz Azorin. Open every morning from 8 to 14 am, here Mediterranean delicacies are presented. There are plenty of fresh fruit, vegetables and meat. The fish market is located at the Muelle Pesquero in the harbor.
Plaza de la Constitución:
Arguably the most beautiful corner in the heart of Torrevieja is the Plaza de la Constitucion. The colorful Mediterranean place clearly stands out from the rather gray cityscape. The square is surrounded by the church la Inmaculada Concepción, the city hall, the pedestrian zone and shopping street and from the bars and restaurants. Amidst the city you can find a moment of peace here.
The Club Marina Internacional and the Real Club Nautico include 1500 berths the largest marina on the Mediterranean. Old fishing boats lying on Muelle Pesquero. From here also runs the catamaran to Tabarca. Many sporting events take place here, for example, World Championships, European Championships and several national championships. Also sport fishing and rowing regattas regularly here.
The reconstructed mill at Parque del Molino marks the former northern outskirts of Torrevieja and the walk quay from the Mediterranean Sea. As the Torre La Mata but was rebuilt with ancient architecture and using traditional materials. It is located about 300 meters from the Parque de la Nationes.
Torre del Moro:
The Torre del Moro is one of 4 observation towers and served to warn of approaching pirates. This determination it owes to its privileged location on Cabo Cervera. The view is underwhelming and certainly one of the best in Torrevieja. The tower is a replica of the 14th century and today is the symbol of the city of Salt. Destination and popular photo opportunity with Visitor Center and a small park. A place with historical roots of Torrevieja.
Monumento al coral ista:
Monument commemorating Torrevieja to the historical link to Cuba and the “Habaneras” songs, which were sung on the long sea voyage. It is situated on the Paseo Vista Alegre front of the marina Club Nautico. Here also festivals or fairs are held often.
On Paseo Maritimo, young and old hits well into the night. It is the street of Torrevieja, along the rocky coast to the Hombre del Mar and the many small bays. Countless cafes and restaurants lined up along the Paseo Maritimo. Further north it goes along the coast to La Mata.
Church La Inmaculada Concepción:
On the stones of the former church, the neoclassical church was built after the earthquake in 1829th The church of Torrevieja in 1844 built on the foundations of a temple built in 1788, which was destroyed by an earthquake in 1829. It is an eye-catcher on the Plaza de la Constitución and a worthwhile attraction. Above the altar stands the patron saint of Torrevieja, the virgin figure Inmaculada Concepción.
The casino opposite the Marina Club Nautico is a cultural meeting place of the city. It ranks among the top attractions of Torrevieja. It is a building with an architecturally stunning diversity and steeped in history. A place of cultural events and galleries, with cafe atmosphere. The magnificent building beautifully combines so different architectural styles such as the “Neo” – styles, the Art Nouveau and other, more modern one another, which used new materials such as iron and glass. So we can admire the clear modernist dance hall or the magnificent “Moorish Room” in neo-Nazari-style casino. One attraction of a special kind.
Paseo Dique de Levante:
With less than 2 km Paseo Dique de Levante is the longest walk quay from the Mediterranean Sea. From here, an entirely new perspective provides the harbor. Benches offer rest under architecturally attractive canopies. From here you have a fantastic view over the open sea.
Plaza W. Calero / Castelar:
This place is an ideal place to unwind after a day’s shopping. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants from which you can the hustle and bustle, the colorful architecture and magnificent Yuccas and the waterfall enjoy.
Torrevieja is the largest salt producer in Europe. Annually’m here about 600000-850000 tons of salt loaded on ships, mainly for road salt in the cold north. An interesting spectacle of the salt extraction to loading. The white gold from the sea. Unfortunately, the spectacle is to be regarded only from a distance, since access is only locked.
Museum of Easter Tomás Valcárcel
The Museum of Easter Tomás Valcárcel is the only museum that is not directly related to sea and salt. But this socio-cultural center has features related to the cultural heritage of Easter in Torrevieja, a traditional celebration in our city.
Museum of Easter Tomás Valcarcel. C / Formentera, s / n. Tel. 966 708 037
More information on all the sights and attractions can be found in the individual contributions. Almost all reports are with directions, map, photos and a large photo gallery.