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This castle was hurriedly built and was the last stand of the Muslim armies after the "Reconquista" of Spain had been savagely started. There is not much to see in the castle itself, it has great views from the top. It is more a sad...More
Not worth the climb and walk. I’d pull up in the car and vow. What’s special is the fact it’s built on a pointed rock so building must have been truly back breaking fur the poor slaves who were conscripted.
Do this short walk early morning or evening to avoid heat. The walk is not long from village but is down then back up plus the stairs and scramble of the castle ruin itself. There is only 1 info sign in Spanish only near the...More
Ten minutes walk from the lovely town of Lanjaron, the remains of the castle is an old ruin, which has had some restoration work done recently. There is a fine car park, and amazing views from the balcony. And you can walk back through a...More
The fall of this small castle on an outcrop at the gateway to the Alpujarras marked the end of the magnificent Moor culture in Andalucia. It has been partially restored providing excellent views across Lanjaron and is easy to walk to from the town. Don't...More