Castles Of Andalucia

The Gibralfaro (Castle) and Alcazaba in Malaga
1. The Gibralfaro (Castle) and Alcazaba in Malaga
Province: Málaga
Once considered the most impregnable fortress in Spain, the Gibralfaro (Castle) overlooks and protects the Malaga Alcazaba, both on a high ridge with the city of below.


7 Stunning Paradors in Andalucía for an Unforgettable Stay
7 Stunning Paradors in Andalucía for an Unforgettable Stay
Province: Andalucia
Looking for a one-of-a-kinda stay for your Andalucian holiday? Look no further than the beautiful paradors in Andalucia!


Guide to Castellar de la Frontera
2. Guide to Castellar de la Frontera
Province: Cádiz
Castellar de la Frontera is a Mediaeval town in Los Alcornocales Natural Park in Cadiz province, Andalucia, Spain. Within the castle walls is a Medieval village


Castillo Sohail and the Battle of Fuengirola 1810
3. Castillo Sohail and the Battle of Fuengirola 1810
Province: Málaga
Castillo Suhail overlooking Fuengirola in Malaga province, Andalucia, is a fortress built during the Moorish occupation. Renovated many times since it was the scene of the Battle of Fuengirola in 1810


Castle of San Miguel
4. Castle of San Miguel
Province: Granada
San Miguel Castle was built by the Phoenicians and modified by the Romans, Muslims and Christians


Castillo de Santa Ana or Castle of Roquetas
5. Castillo de Santa Ana or Castle of Roquetas
Province: Almería
The Castillo de Santa Ana, or Roquetas Castle, has had numerous face-lifts during its 700 year history.


Batería de San Juan de Terreros
6. Batería de San Juan de Terreros
Province: Almería
Batería de San Juan de Terreros, also known as Castillo de San Juan de los Terreros is a good example of one of the coastal defence fortresses built by Carlos III along the coast of Andalucia.


Visiting the Alhambra and the Nasrid Palaces: Tips, Tours & More
7. Visiting the Alhambra and the Nasrid Palaces: Tips, Tours & More
Province: Granada
Discover the best tips to visit the Alhambra in Granada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most popular tourist attraction in Spain


Fortaleza de la Mota
8. Fortaleza de la Mota
Province: Jaén
Although Fortaleza de la Mota at Alcalá la Real has its foundations in the 8th century AD, the remains you see today are mainly those of the Mediaeval town that grew behind the protecting walls in the 250 years that the fortress stood on the border between the Christian Kingdom of Castile and the Muslim Emirate of Granada.


Castillo de Santa Catalina
9. Castillo de Santa Catalina
Province: Jaén
Castillo de Santa Catalina overlooking Jaen city in Andalucia, an 11th century Muslim castle.


Castillo de Baños (Burgalimar Castle)
10. Castillo de Baños (Burgalimar Castle)
Province: Jaén
Castillo de Baños, in the Jaén town of Baños de la Encina is the oldest castle in Spain and the second oldest in Europe. It was built in 968 AD


Castillo de Hornos
11. Castillo de Hornos
Province: Jaén
The castle at Hornos del Segura is in use today as a museum and cosmolarium


Segura de la Sierra Castle
12. Segura de la Sierra Castle
Province: Jaén
Segura de la Sierra Castle in Jaen province was a key fortress on the border between Muslims and Christians for two hundred years


Castillo de Castril
13. Castillo de Castril
Province: Granada
Castril is located in an area of high strategic value and a key point in the natural communication routes between the Altiplano de Granada, the Alto Guadalquivir and the area of Murcia


Castillo de Almodóvar del Río
14. Castillo de Almodóvar del Río
Province: Córdoba
In 2022, Tigets, the prestigious society that recognizes the sites of cultural interest and the most authentic tourist experiences in nine countries around the world, selected the castle at Almodóvar del Río as ‘The Most Remarkable Venue’ in Spain. The following year, 2023, National Geographic Magazine chose the castle at Almodóvar del Río as one of the thirteen most impressive fortresses in Andalucia. Much of the seventh series of Game of Thrones was filmed at the castle at Almodóvar del Rio in 2016.


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