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“Fantastic views from the top of this lovely village” 4 of 5 stars
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Casares Castle
Casares, Spain
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Ranked #3 of 12 things to do in Casares
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Bedford, England
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“Fantastic views from the top of this lovely village”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

The castle is perched on the top of the hill overlooking the village. The views of the surrounding countryside are well worth the walk up the hill in the summer heat. As well as the remains of the castle and Arab wall, there is also a church and cemetery on the hill top.
Casares itself is well worth a visit as it's a lovely village to wander round.
Recommended.

Visited August 2013
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“Beautiful but...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We completely agree with the review telling of the rude restaurant owner/ waiter at the restaurant in the center of town. It's a shame because it's a great location where several streets converge and the patio looked so comfortable. The memory of Casares is not as pleasant as it could have been without having to tolerate his nasty behavior.

It is a beautiful place though and if you can avoid him, I highly recommend a visit. The ruins are really incredible and the views getting to it are just as good as those you have once you are there.

Visited June 2013
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“Village is lovely”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

The village of Casares is lovely, very local feel avoid the cafe right next to the small round about the owner or man who works there is very off hand and i was giving him my best Spanish which he understood but there was no thank you or pleasantry to be had from him. Lovely little cobbled streets not drivable.

Visited May 2013
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York, United Kingdom
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“Peaceful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Really loved it here a lovely tranquil place to visit with incredible views all around..so peaceful and pretty..

Visited August 2012
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“The Main Attraction In This Town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

The Casares Castle is located at Calle Villa, on the highest part of the town. It has visual sights with Jimena, Castellar and Gibraltar, so it was used for communicating with the towers in Manilva, Estepona, and Ronda in the past. The first documentation found about this castle is that it was an Arab fortress in the 13th century and was important among the fortresses from Gibraltar to Ronda. The fortress has the form of an irregular polygon with several entrances. The perimeter of the fortress is 770 meters and the surface area is 23, 692 square meters. At the highest part of the fortress, there are remains of the walls. The main gate is called the Arco de la Villa and is situated in a square tower. The other entrance is located in the northern part of the wall and is called the Arco del Arrabal.

Visited July 2012
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