ACCESIBLE TOURISM

Information about the accessible grade to the principal museums and monuments of the city.

TOURIST INFO OFFICE AT VILLENA CASTLE

  • Guide dogs and assistance dogs are allowed.
  • There is a reserved parking bay for disabled people next to the office.
  • You can access to the reception lobby through the main entrance. The itinerary is accessible.
  • There are lockers to leave the personal effects.
  • There are 2 toilets adapted for the disabled.
  • Accessible for people with reduced mobility (including wheelchair users).
  • There is lift access to both floors.
  • It has a touchscreen where you can see a 360º view of the castle.
  • There are information panels in Spanish and in English. There is also a Braille book with the same information of the panels.
  • There is a scale model of the castle to touch.  
  • On the first floor, there is also an audio-visual screening with subtitles for people with impaired hearing.

Tourist information office of Villena

  • Guide dogs and assistance dogs are allowed.
  • There is a magnetic loop system for people with hearing aids.
  • There is a public parking bay reserved for people with reduced mobility in the Plaza de Santiago, next to the office.
  • Accessible for people with reduced mobility (including wheelchair users).
  • You can access to the reception lobby through the main entrance. The itinerary is accessible for disabled people.

Atalaya castle

  • Guide dogs and assistance dogs are allowed.
  • The inside of the castle is not accessible for wheelchair users. However, people in wheelchairs can access the esplanade surrounding the castle.
  • By request and depending on the availability of guides, there is a possibility to have the history of the castle explained outside.
  • The entrance to the castle has stairs without handrails.
  • In the keep, there are 97 steps with variable heights. The stairs have handrails on the left-hand side.
  • Inside you will find informative panels in Spanish and English with descriptions and pictures of the castle.
  • Information leaflets are available in Spanish, English, French, German and Russian.
  • There is no inside toilet. The nearest one is 200 metres away, in the Tourist Info Office of Villena Castle.

Archaeological museum

  • Guide dogs and assistance dogs are allowed.
  • Accessible for people with reduced mobility.
  • By request, you can have a guided tour for people with visual impairments, with replicas of the Treasure and other pieces housed in the museum.
  • There are informative panels with the description of the pieces in Spanish and in English.
  • Information leaflets are available in Valencian, Spanish and in English.

IGLESIA ARCEDIANAL DE SANTIAGO

  • Accessible for people with reduced mobility (including wheelchair users). Access is through the entrance located at the foot of the church, in C/ Marques de Villores.
  • The church is laid out with chapels between buttresses. There are no differences in floor levels between the central nave, the sides naves and the chapels.

Church of Santa María

  • Accessible for people with reduced mobility (including wheelchair users). Access for people in wheelchairs is by the ramp at the main entrance.
  • There aren´t any inclines inside the church, except for the main altar.

Sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de Las Virtudes

  • Guide dogs and assistance dogs are allowed.
  • Accessible for people with reduced mobility (including wheelchair users). Access for people in wheelchairs is by the ramp on the left-hand side.
  • There aren´t any inclines inside the church, except for the main altar and the access to the sacristy and the shrine-niche, which is accessed by a small stairway.

Chapí theatre

  • Guide dogs and assistance dogs are allowed.
  • Accessible for people with reduced mobility (including wheelchair users). Access for people in wheelchairs is by the ramps located to the right- and left-hand sides of the main entrance.
  • Inside there are lifts and ramps, as well as adapted toilet facilities.
  • Information leaflets are available in English and Spanish.  

MUENS – MUSEO ESCULTOR ANTONIO NAVARRO SANTAFÉ

  • Guide dogs and assistance dogs are allowed.
  • Accessible for people with reduced mobility (including wheelchair users). Access for people in wheelchairs is by the ramp located at the main entrance.
  • There are no inclines inside the museum.
  • The different bronze sculptures can by touched by people with visual impairments.
  • There is a toilet adapted for disabled people.

MUSEO FESTERO: (Moors and Christians Museum)

  • Guide dogs and assistance dogs are allowed.
  • It is not accessible for wheelchair users.
  • The building has a step at the main entrance and access to the first and the second floors is by stairs with a handrail.
  • There is an audio-visual screening with subtitles in different languages about the Moors and Christians in Villena.
  • There are informative panels in Spanish and English, with a lot of information and images on the Moors and Christian festivities in Villena.
  • The pieces and the costumes on display have informative panels in both Spanish and English.  

360º VIRTUAL REALITY VIDEOS

Enjoy the experience of a 360º virtual tour to the Atalaya Castle. Click on any of the following links and access to the videos with the complete 360º guided tour.

(Guided tour in Spanish)

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Tourist info office Villena´s castle.

  • Guide dogs and assistance dogs are permitted.
  • There is a reserved parking space for disable people next to the office .
  • You can access to the reception trough the main entrance which is accessible for disable people.
  • There are lockers to leave the personal objects .
  • It has two toilets adapted for disable people.
  • Accessible for disable people.
  • It has a lift to access to both floors.
  • It has a 3D screen where you can see a 360º view of the castle.
  • It has information panels in Spanish and in English. There is also a Braille book with the same information as in the panels.
  • It has a model of the castle to touch.  
  • There is also a audio-visual projection with subtitles for people with impaired hearing.

Tourist information office of Villena

  • Its allow the entrance to guide dogs and assistance dogs.
  • There is a system for people with reduce audition .
  • There is a public parking space reserved to people with reduce mobility in the Plaza de Santiago next to the office.
  • Accessible for people with reduced mobility (wheel chairs included).
  • You can access to the reception from the main floor. The itinerary is accessible for disable people.

Atalaya´s castle

  • Guide dogs and assistance dogs are permitted.
  • The inside of the castle is not accessible for people in wheel chairs. However, people in wheel chairs can access the esplanade surrounding the castle.
  • With reserves there is a possibility to explain the history of the castle from the outside part.
  • The entrance to the castle has stairs without a stair rail.
  • In the homenaje tower there are 97 steps with different altitudes. The stairs have stair rail on the left.
  • In the inside part there are informative panels in Spanish and English with descriptions and pictures of the castle.
  • There are pamphlets with the information in Spanish, English, French, German and Russian.
  • There isn’t an inside toilet the nearest one is 200 metres, in the tourist info Castillo de Villena.

Archaeological museum

       -Guide dogs and assistance dogs.

  • Accessible for people with reduce mobility.
  • To reserve an appointment, you can have a guided visit for people with reduce visibility, with replicas of the treasure another pieces in the museum.
  • It has informative panels with the description of the pieces in Spanish and in English.
  • It has pamphlets in Valencian, Spanish and in English.

Arcedianal Santiago ´s church

-Accessible for people with reduce mobility (wheel chairs included) the access is by the entrance located in the bottom part of the church in the Marques de Villores Street.

The church has a floor with chapels between buttress. in the central nave, the sides naves an the chapels don´t exist incline.


Santa Maria´s church

  • Accessible for people with reduce mobility (wheel chairs included) the access for people in wheel chairs is through the main entrance ramp.
  • In the inside of the church there aren´t any inclines with the exception of the main altar.

Sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de Las Virtudes

  • Guide dogs and assistance dog are permitted.
  • Accessible for people with reduce mobility (wheel chairs included) the access for people in wheel chairs there is the ramp provided and is located in the left part .
  • In the inside of the church there aren´t any inclines, with the exception of the main altar and the access to the sacristy and the niche, where you can access through little stair.

Chapí´s theatre

  • Guide dogs and assistance dog are permitted.
  • Accessible for people with reduce mobility (wheel chairs included) the access for people in wheel chairs there is a the ramp located in the left and right part of the main entrance.
  • Inside there are lifts and ramps, also there are adaptable toilets.
  • There is an informative pamphlet in English and Spanish.  

Muens Museum Sculptor Antonio Navarro Santafé

  • Guide dogs and assistance dog are permitted.
  • Accessible for people with reduce mobility (wheel chairs included) the access for people in wheel chairs there is the ramp located in the main entrance.
  • Inside the museum there aren´t any inclines.
  • The different bronze sculptures can by touch by people with reduce visibility.
  • It has a toilet adapted for disable people.

Fester museum

  • Guide dogs and assistance dog are permitted.
  • Is not accessible for people in wheel chairs.
  • The building presents a step in the entrance and the access to the first and the second floors are through the stairs with stair rail.
  • It has an audio-visual with subtitles in different languages about the Moros y Cristianos fiestas.
  • It has informative panels in Spanish, and English with a lot of information and images about the fiestasde Moros y Cristianos of Villena.
  • The pieces and the costumes showed have informative panels in Spanish and English.