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Castle worth visiting

Bit of a treck, but views from all sides at the top are great. Got to the top off the watchtower... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
875stevep
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Praia da Rocha, Portugal
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What a climb

We walked up the steps to the rear (town side) of the castle and the gate was closed so walked back... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
Felixstowe2016
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Aug 6, 2019
“A wonderful place to visit. Fantastic views”
Aug 5, 2018
“Castle worth visiting”
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Carril de la Sang 1, 03420 Castalla, Spain
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Worth the effort to get to the battlements but once there the views are spectacular.Warning try and visit early as it gets very hot later in the day

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Bit of a treck, but views from all sides at the top are great. Got to the top off the watchtower and can see for miles. Not sure if we should have paid, but nobody on the entrance and there was a go up going...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 875stevep
Reviewed November 26, 2017

We walked up the steps to the rear (town side) of the castle and the gate was closed so walked back down and drove to the other side. Here there is a single track road 3/4 of the way up then it turns to gravel...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed March 21, 2017

A nice walk up to the castle, but unfortunately was i closed. No information about when it was open/closed. We walked up from the back side.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Inger H
Reviewed March 14, 2017

I went to visit the castle at night as part of a guided tour. It was quite late 11pm at night, the views were brilliant. It is a medieval castle that has had extensive rebuild via European funding. There are no actual historical drawings of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank batemary
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

This castle is a wonderful walk and we'll worth a visit. The fee is reasonable (€3) and the tour is a reasonable length (1hour) The walk is up some steep slopes and there are steps involved but the views are spectacular. Our tour allowed for...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Lovely ancient castle looking down the the beautiful Spanish town of Castalla. A good climb to the top and well worth it. Fantastic views and an interesting old castle.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank AdrianD416
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

My father lives in this town and whenever I go to visit I always make time for the castle . It's very well maintained and a good way to spend an hour or so if you are in town. You can walk up from the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank LukeP782
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Castle looks amazing when driving through the valley approaching castalla. However we were disappointed that it is gated off and locked so you make the trek up through the old village and cannot gain access. There are now guided tours at specific times so check...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank DP1970
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Nice small castle on a hill at the edge of the town. We were let in by friendly workmen but access is usually by collecting the gate key from the town hall tourist information centre. Typical example of a lot of the castles in this...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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