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Views are amazing especially from the top of the tower. Sea views and you can see all of Velez... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Velez-Malaga, Spain
nice experience

in a dodgy area of velez malaga but generally nice if short sight seeing spot. nice views of the... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Views are amazing especially from the top of the tower. Sea views and you can see all of Velez malaga. Unspoilt take a picnic and enjoy the views and have a lovely walk

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 3, 2019

in a dodgy area of velez malaga but generally nice if short sight seeing spot. nice views of the area. no shade! no restaurants or cafes near by.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Gloz1
Reviewed May 9, 2019

Our visit to the town was pleasant and lovely. We very much enjoyed walking around the area and climbing to the top of the tower.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

You can drive up to the fortress quite easily and there is parking inside the grounds. There is little left of the original fortress, the tower has been rebuilt and is impressive. I went to the top which is not a difficult climb and there...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

Contrary to some reviews, this is not the fortress at Malaga but 30 or so km further north at Velez-Malaga. The fortifications are inland from Torres del Mar, easily reached from coastal motorway and located on the towns high spot with commanding views over a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Went into Valez to see the locality and meander around the town. Ventured up to take a look. Not much to say really.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sharon W
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

You can catch a bus or walk, to the top. We went by bus and walked down, the local bus is great cheap and frequent. Once at the top you pay a small entrance fee. Great views over the city,bull ring and marina. Well worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 168daveh
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Our time in Malaga was very limited but I’m so glad we carved out time for the Alcazaba! The tour provides a glimpse into the compelling history of this region, and affords stuffing views of the city and the water!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ramerian
Reviewed July 13, 2018

We visted with 2 children 3.5 & 9 yrs. They both loved climbing up the castle to see who could be "king of the castle". The tower was built during the 10th century by the moors and gave them a great view & security up...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank maglinjo
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Plenty of parking if you can get your sat nav to direct you correctly. It is a long, long way up the stairs. There were a couple of interesting information boards in each of the rooms We were the only tourists there which was great....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Julie S
February 4, 2018|
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Response from PaulWales7 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the castle consists of park/grounds/gardens and assorted ruins. I doubt if dogs are allowed in the tower but should be ok elsewhere. Did not see any signs saying no.
Aishling H
January 16, 2018|
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Response from lezt45cdo | Reviewed this property |
IT will be difficult, will not get right up but well worth all effort