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Castillo de la Atalaya / Atalaya Castle

Calle Primera Manzana, 1A, 03400 Villena, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Villena
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Cultural

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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334 reviews 334 reviews
298 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 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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Orihuela, Spain
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72 reviews 72 reviews
11 attraction reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
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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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Gothenburg, Sweden
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13 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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