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We could see the castle from our accommodation in Alora so decided to visit. It’s a very steep climb but if you aren’t that mobile you can get up to it by car if you’re brave enough.
There are also lots of steps and uneven...More
Alora seems to be, even in October, a bit of a nightmare for parking, don't be put off, persevere!!
Not much of a tourist town, it's a bit of unspoiled Spain. And the castle is amazing. Sure, it needs some money spending on it, but...More
Bit of a hike up the narrow streets to get there. You can drive up to the castle if you fancy navigating the narrow streets. Well worth a visit beautiful views and well kept. Toilets there but could do with a small place selling refreshments.
A ruined Moorish Castle high above Alora...good views of surrounding area and town. We first stumbled on this when getting lost in the town but was worth it when we arrived. No charge to enter. Small church inside the walls , lots of history.
All of àlora has stunning views but the arab castle is one of the higher points. I like the stroll up and around the castle grounds. There are some sneaky little pathways around the hills surrounding it that are so nice to stroll along. The...More
I walked up to the castle on a Sunday to find it closed but this doesn't really matter as you are going for the views primarily.
And spectacular they are - 360 degrees of panoramic wow !
I took the circular walking route by taking...More