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Address: Alaro, Majorca, Spain

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Mallorcan beauty

For the hiking enthusiasts, park in Alaro and hike to the castle. This takes approximately 90 minutes. Or, drive to Es Verger restaurant which is half way to the castle and then... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

For the hiking enthusiasts, park in Alaro and hike to the castle. This takes approximately 90 minutes. Or, drive to Es Verger restaurant which is half way to the castle and then it's only a 45 minute walk. Get to the top and you won't be disappointed by the views...stunning. Stop off at the restaurant on your way back down... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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31 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Fantastic views on the top. If you hike from Alaro, you can do a loop. Continue towards Orient, then when you're on the road just before Orient, there is a very pleasant trail on the left bringing you back to Alaro.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We did a great hike with my sister and we had lovely sunset. We made a nice BBQ and enjoyed the view.

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Marcoussis
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31 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We parked our car in the center of Alaro village, and walked from the parking to the Castell. First stop after 1h15 near the restaurant es Vergé to drink water, and 3/4 h later we reached the Castell. The walk went well, and the path to get there is quite good. For those who prefer to take the car and... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

So many 5 star reviews, but when the weather is against you it makes a difference. Yes the drive up to the restaurant, Es Verger, from Alaro is not for the faint hearted as there are so many tortuous hairpins on a narrow road with what they call passing places. Then an hour to walk to the castle - at... More 

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North West
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Fairly arduous climb but worth it. Views from the castle were breathtaking. Started and returned to Orient.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The view from the summit is the best of the island. And in my mind you need to go there to experience something that most tourists do not see while on Mallorca. Starting off from the small city of Alaro, you drive trough smaller and smaller roads. They end halfway up the mountain at the oldest restaurant on the island,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

ok so the drive from Alaro to Restaurant Es Verger, where we parked the car, wasn't that great for me as I dislike hights and lots of bends and this is just one big mean zig zag mother of a road. But once there I thoroughly enjoyed the walk up to the castle. Amazing place it must have been, I... More 

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London
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8 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

From the village of Orient it's 450m vertically to the Castell d'Alaro. From Alaro it's 650m, so they say. The walk from Orient is delightful. A guidebook refers to it as easy/medium. It didn't seem that easy to us, but we enjoyed it. The walk started along the road and led us through sheep-filled olive groves; up into the oak... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We drove part of the way from Alaro up to a restaurant, then walked up to the Castell. Quite strenuous one and half hour walk, but worth it for the views at the top.

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