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Castles of Andalucia

There are over 270 castles in Andalucia. Most were built by the Muslims and Christians between the 10th and 15th centuries during the long reconquest. Here are our favourites.

1. The Gibralfaro and Alcazaba

Dominating the central part of the city of Malaga is the hill known as Gibralfaro ... Read the complete article >>


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2. Castellar de la Frontera

Castellar de la Frontera is a Mediaeval town in Los Alcornocales Natural Park in Cadiz province, Andalucia, Spain. Within the cas ... Read the complete article >>


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3. Castillo Sohail

Castillo Suhail overlooking Fuengirola in Malaga province, Andalucia, is a fortress built during the Moorish occupation. Renovate ... Read the complete article >>


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4. Castle of San Miguel

San Miguel Castle was built by the Phoenicians and modified by the Romans, Muslims and Christians ... Read the complete article >>


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5. Castillo de Santa Ana

The Castillo de Santa Ana, or Roquetas Castle, has had numerous face-lifts during its 700 year history. ... Read the complete article >>


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6. Batería de San Juan de Terreros

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 defe ... Read the complete article >>


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7. The Alhambra Granada

The Alhambra at Granada in Granada province Andalucia is the most popular tourist attraction in Spain ... Read the complete article >>


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8. Fortaleza de la Mota

Although Fortaleza de la Mota at Alcalá la Real has its foundations in the 8th century AD, the remains you see today are mainly ... Read the complete article >>


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9. Castillo de Santa Catalina

Castillo de Santa Catalina overlooking Jaen city in Andalucia, an 11th century Muslim castle. ... Read the complete article >>


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10. Castillo de Baños

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 wa ... Read the complete article >>


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11. Castillo de Hornos

The castle at Hornos del Segura is in use today as a museum and cosmolarium ... Read the complete article >>


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12. Segura de la Sierra Castle

Segura de la Sierra Castle in Jaen province was a key fortress on the border between Muslims and Christians for two hundred years ... Read the complete article >>


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13. Castillo de Castril

Castril is located in an area of high strategic value and a key point in the natural communication routes between the Altiplano d ... Read the complete article >>


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