Spain beautiful castles and strongholds
Spain beautiful castles and strongholds
Spain beautiful castles and strongholds
Spain beautiful castles and strongholds
Spain beautiful castles and strongholds
Spain beautiful castles and strongholds
Spain beautiful castles and strongholds
Spain beautiful castles and strongholds
Spain beautiful castles and strongholds
Spain beautiful castles and strongholds

Alarcon - Arab fortress dating from the 8th century, located in La Mancha region. There are 13 separate rooms for special guests in one of the towers of the fortress.

Tossa de Mar - there are great views of the sparkling sea.

Located in the tourist town of Costa Brava. In 50 years here was shot with Ava Gardner the film "Pandora and the Flying Dutchman."

Castle Loarre - located next to the wine region Somontano and is included under the protection of UNESCO. Built in the 11th century and looks like a mystical fortress.

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Spain beautiful historic castles

The rich history of Spain led to the construction of over 2,500 castles and military forts. Basically, most were built during the Middle Ages as well as from the Moors by the Spanish kings.

There are castles, which have views of the sea and served for the defense of Spain from the invasions of the Arabs.

Most castles are in very good condition, while others are just ruins, who fail weather.

Segovia’s Alcazar is a castle with a rich history. Here Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand meet for first time, and King Philip was married to Anne of Austria. Go inside the castle and climb 150 steps up the narrow spiral staircase.

Jarandilla is a 15th century castle transformed into a hotel. In it King Charles V lived and created the kind of atmosphere that is felt to this day.

Mota is a delightful castle in the Gothic style and is close to Rueda and Ribera del Duero. This is a wine region. At the time of the royal residence and the jail has become a place for special events and exhibitions.

Ponferrada is one of the few castles of the Templars in Spain. Every year local authorities from 1 to 4 July organized night vigils Templar.

Castillo de Coca is a stronghold of the 15th century and is quite tacky and well maintained. You can examine the inside of the castle, something that most castles are not permitted.

Olite - castles in fairy tales in Navarre. Undoubtedly one of the most attractive located right in the middle of the village Olite with wonderful views of the vineyards.

Penafiel - Castle is located in the Ribera del Duero wine on top of a steep hill. In shape much like a battleship.

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