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Castell d Alaro

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Address: Alaro, Majorca, Spain

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Your rewards: stunning views, chilled beer, coke or espresso up there

Surprisingly not many people are aware of this nice experience. If you ask local people, they present many options, but not Alaro. "Man, it is just ruin, visit other places" I`ve... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Brno, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Surprisingly not many people are aware of this nice experience. If you ask local people, they present many options, but not Alaro. "Man, it is just ruin, visit other places" I`ve been informed by local citizen when asking for a direction. Don`t let youself down and try to start your adventure day ! Car is much recommended, as starting point... More 

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Hamilton, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I have made the climb to the castle on several occasions. The castle sits on a high mountain, and is clearly visible from the road. Drive up to the vergers restaurant and park in the car park. The views of the castle from here are stunning. Perched on what looks like the next mountain over from where you are standing,... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

you can drive so far up to this castle but have to walk the rest of the way, so you have top be quite fit You can stop before the top at a small restaurant

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Holland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Drive up to restaurant Es Verger then take a 3 km hike up to the castle. Enjoying the beautifull viewsover Mallorca. This is one of the tree remaining rock castles. Don't miss this one it's worth the hike.

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Meisterschwanden, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Castell d' Alaro is worth the short hike. Very nice view. Together with a visit at restaurant "Es Verger" to try their famous lamb shoulder it's a nice half-day activity.

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The sight is magnificent and a rewarding compensation for the ascent via Col d´Orient or Alaro and Es Verger. Don´t miss to take a break in Es Verger and feel the "real" Mallorca. Once arrived on top take a walk around the entire plateau. Most likely you will find a warning with regards to the donkeys. I love those pets,... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Parked at the restaurant only a hours walk to the top. Took us about 2hrs but the wife was recovering from cancer so took it slowly.Well worth the time and pain fantastic views .

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Ingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Splendid views from the top! Recommend you park at the restaurant (where I had the most superb suckling pig for lunch) and walk from there. The road is not for the faint hearted - we were most fortunate to be driven by locals - very narrow and winding - tricky when vehicles are coming the other way!

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Whatever you do, do not miss out on lunch/dinner at Restaurante Es Verger. Plenty of parking with the walk to the top taking about one hour. In addition you can reward yourself with a glass of wine and a slice of cake at the refuge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We decided to go on this walk having read other reviews here, we left the car in the town & walked the whole way- so glad we did! The walk to the restaurant is a bit of a trek in the heat but an enjoyable one nonetheless, sensible shoes are definitely advised as is an earlyish start (due to the... More 

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Address: Alaro, Majorca, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Majorca  >  Alaro

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