The beautiful Tabarca
archipelago is composed by the following islands: 'La Plana
, Santa Pola
or Nueva Tabarca
and an several islets'. In 1964, Tabarca
was declared Site of Historic and Artistic Interest. San Pedro
and San Pablo
village is situated on the west part of the island. The archipielago is aproximately 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 ways to enter:
-La Puerta de Tierra (northern side)
-La Puerta de Levante (on the east side)
-La Puerta de la Trencada (on the west side)
is an authentic example of military architecture in Spain
Talking about the natural environment, its privileged geological, ecological and biological features, which together with the ideal conditions of conservation, allow the existence of really original ecosystems.