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Castillo de la Atalaya / Atalaya Castle

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Address: Calle Primera Manzana, 1A, 03400 Villena, Spain
Phone Number: 965803893
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Excellent castle

The castle is situated right in the centre of Villena. It's perched at the highest point of the town with great views all around.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2014
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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333 reviews 333 reviews
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132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The castle is situated right in the centre of Villena. It's perched at the highest point of the town with great views all around.

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Dehesa de Campoamor, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

We made a day trip to Villena to view the castle and are so glad we did. Follow the signs to the castle and park opposite the information office. Remember to go to the castle information office first to buy your ticket and the guide will take you on a tour. It is a short walk to the castle and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Well worth the visit if you are in the area. Villena isn't really a known tourist attraction, but if you find yourself making the drive from Alicante to Valencia then you will pass right by villena (and the Castle) on the A31. Take a walk around the castle and take in the stunning views of the surrounding area. Some great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Really cannot rate the Castillo yet. I am staying for a few weeks in Santa Pola about 15 km from Elche. On a trip to Elche I wanted to visit the castillo, but then I realize that the Castillo must be in Villena which is another 50km from Elche. The marker on the map is totally off. Might visit another... More 

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