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Castell d Alaro

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Address: Alaro, Majorca, Spain

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Very rewarding hike

We set off from the town of Alaro, having wisely stocked up on water at the Supermarket. It was a hot day and my mate set a cracking pace. It's a sold walk if you push it and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Ash R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We set off from the town of Alaro, having wisely stocked up on water at the Supermarket. It was a hot day and my mate set a cracking pace. It's a sold walk if you push it and there was no where particularly attractive or shady to stop on the way up. Once at the top the views were stunning... More 

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Thank Ash R
Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to get there by car but turned back when 3 km left. Very dangerous, twisty neglected road. I don't know why it's marked as a tourists attraction.

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Thank Dmitry C
Teesside
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67 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I parked at the hearby restaurant, a very windy, twisty road. In hindsight, I could have just walked up from the bottom. The castle is essentially a fortress wall. Very good views at the top. Not really worth the risk of driving up,

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1 Thank myshgsh1
Scotland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

sensible shoes, water, sun screen and make sure you carry on for a beer at the refuge a further 100 metres on

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Thank Sedkar
Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We took a hike up there from the Orient side (you can as well hike up there from Alaro or even drive up a little bit by car from that side). The hike leads first through open meadows with sheep and olive trees. Then it gets steeper and shadier. One reaches the Castell after roughly 1 hr. the view from... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We chose to drive to the Inn and start the hike there. Maybe a bit of a lazy move but being able to just drive away after enjoying the best meal on the trip was worth it.

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Thank Vince V
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

One hour comfortable walk from the Es Verger restaurant (the best lamp shoulder in basic farm interior). A restored chapel, cafe and simple accommodation on top of the mountain. 360 degree view of the island. The view to "the lost valley" opening to the back is a bonus. If you call to book in advance they can prepare a dinner... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit the castle after a meal at Es Verger. We drove up past Es Verger up the pot holes windy track, it's not as bad as other reviews make out, there are pull in places along the whole way. We parked and walked up to the castle, took about 35 minutes then further on to the bar... More 

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

It's a bit hard to go there, but if you like old historical sightseeing places - you should definitely see it! A combination of a very isolated fortress, something along the lines of what you expect to see after watching Fellowship of the Ring movie and astonishing view of Mallorca from above.

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1 Thank avafanasiev
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Went to visit the castle thinking it might be in the middle of Alaró not knowing what to expect. Then I started seeing how the signs toke me more and more inside the mountains and farther from the small town. The road up to the place has seen better days and you notice how this might have been quite a... More 

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