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Reviewed September 10, 2018

It's definitely worth the small 'hike' up to the top of the castle to experience some incredible panoramic views of Begur and the surrounding bays. This is a must do when visiting Begur.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Katie W
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The Begur castle is the highest point in the town and if you visit you must make the walk up there. Fantastic views all points of the compass and the town. The flag flies proudly above the town. Make the trek!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tobyg45
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

... in all directions. We were staying just outside Begur and I ran up to the castle one clear morning. Views inland to the town of Pals and out to the coast in on direction and further around to the west too. Easy walking track...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tony M
Reviewed August 2, 2018

A castle ? The walls and battlements are not at all in the original state. The old tower is just a piece somewhere interesting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank prinsenweier
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

You can walk up to the castle from the centre of town or alternatively drive and park pretty close. Only the castle walls remain at the top but the view of the area is gorgeous.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sammiex3
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Not the first time in Begur but now, in Spring, the weather was great for a pretty heavy walk - and it was worth it! Not for the cattle itself, consisting of real ruines, but for the history and especially the breath-taking views!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Philip P
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

A lovely slow climb up the renovated streets of Begur all reflecting the history of the Castile and how it was formed. Finally destroyed in the napoleonic wars. A very special ambience walking up to the ruins. Definitely recommend the climb.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pollybball
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Highest point of begur is The castle. Amazing view over the mediterrenean, a must see, when visiting begur

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andre758
Reviewed June 27, 2018

As others have said, there isn't a lot at the top of the hill where the castle once stood. The best angle t see the castle is from the base of the hill or from Begur where it dominates. The site itself is clear but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lbp121
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

The Castell De Begur is only a short walk from the main town area and well worth it for the panoramic views.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Anikag00
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