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Casares Castle

Casares, Spain
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Worth the struggle to get up

Take the same path up from the square as for the community hall and you will find the castle next... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Tony G
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Cricklade, United Kingdom
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Great views all around

The village of Casares is a must see if you happen to be in the Manilva / Casares municipality’s... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
Duquesadiner
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Glasgow
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Casares, Spain
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"worth the climb"
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"worth the effort"
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"spectacular views"
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"steep hill"
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"town centre"
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"griffon vultures"
in 3 reviews
"gift shop"
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"narrow streets"
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"catch your breath"
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"lovely place to visit"
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"white town"
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"bottle of water"
in 2 reviews
"multi storey car park"
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"the cliff"
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"small town"
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"the main square"
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"birds of prey"
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Take the same path up from the square as for the community hall and you will find the castle next to the converted church. Excellent views from the walls down and over Casares. Recommended. Allow an hour plus.

Thank Tony G
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The village of Casares is a must see if you happen to be in the Manilva / Casares municipality’s. Perhaps a 15 minute drive up into the hills will bring you to this lovely white washed village with wonderful views back down the coast. You...More

Thank Duquesadiner
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

It is certainly a short but very steep climb up from the centre of the village but it is worth while making the effort. The castle is only a ruin but the views are excellent. There were plenty of birds of prey soaring both above...More

Thank Petrosey
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

If beautiful scenery, quiet contemplation and historical charm is your cup of tea then make yourself climb the steep and pretty streets to the top of the castle. Set above the charming Casares Pueblo the castle offers spectacular views of the mountain ranges with vultures...More

Thank AJ K
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

The name ‘Casares’ originates from the Arabic word meaning “fortress” or” castle”. The Castle has some impressive views over the countryside, it’s obvious that it was originally constructed with a defensive purpose, with easy access from the town square. You can still see the ruins...More

Thank Branko V
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

When you walk around the castle ruins you can see very clearly why this was such a great strategic place to defend. you can see all the way to the coast and beyond to Africa. the climb up to the castle would have been difficult,...More

Thank dexterBucks
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Great trip into history and the views are simply stunning. Gift shop has some lovely local crafts at bargain prices too. Harsh climb to get there - wear suitable shoes!

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The views from the castle are lovely and on a clear day you can see for miles. Its also lovely watching the birds of prey flying around. The walk up to the castle is quite steep. Its certainly worth making the effort to go to...More

Thank L G
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

its like a micro world of days gone by; we visit regularly and love it just as much each time.Worth going out your way to visit.

Thank Dawn D
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This castle sits above the small and picturesque village of Casares. a steep walk down through the streets to the square followed by a walk up to the castle ensures you have a thirst and appetite to eat in the 4or 5 rest'nts around the...More

Thank Ray H
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