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Nice spot, not at lot to it, though

Ten minutes walk from the lovely town of Lanjaron, the remains of the castle is an old ruin, which... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
maczi
,
dublin ireland
via mobile
Enjoy the atmosphere of a lost culture.

The fall of this small castle on an outcrop at the gateway to the Alpujarras marked the end of the... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
AlanofHove
,
Hove, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average36%
  • Poor4%
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“car park” (3 reviews)
“short break” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Lanjaron, Spain
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Ten minutes walk from the lovely town of Lanjaron, the remains of the castle is an old ruin, which has had some restoration work done recently. There is a fine car park, and amazing views from the balcony. And you can walk back through a...More

Thank maczi
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

The fall of this small castle on an outcrop at the gateway to the Alpujarras marked the end of the magnificent Moor culture in Andalucia. It has been partially restored providing excellent views across Lanjaron and is easy to walk to from the town. Don't...More

Thank AlanofHove
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place with alot of history dating back to the moors time in Spain fantastic views and senary

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Not too difficult a climb as close to the town. A ruin but safe to visit as barriers in place. If you are in the area something to see but wouldn't come here specially.

1  Thank 51happytraveller51
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Nice view from this old castle in a very cosy little town. Looks closed but the gates are open so it just to enter.

1  Thank Rutger M
Reviewed 2 July 2017

interesting place to visit - walk through lajaron park from the spa & have a look at the old arabic castle

Thank holaguapa3
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We have passed the Castle remains several times on the main road around Lanjaron and it's a must visit site for Historians. One of the most imposing castles I have visited it stands on a very high rock making you wonder how the Castle Builders...More

3  Thank Graham B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went three times to Lanjaron, we enjoyed the ride from Salobrena where we stayed. Although we never found the Spa in Lanjaron, the local people and restaurants were very friendly. This place is well worth a visit

Thank Janet J
Reviewed 15 October 2016

A must visit very close to town but choose to walk through the park for a cool shady approach- we had the castle to ourselves and with a little effort managed to to get to the top for amazing views

Thank familyWirral
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

If you're driving to or away from Alpujarra in Sierra Nevada, you might pass by this old Arab castle located on the top of a rock. You'll get a great view and a scent of history when visiting the castle. It's worth to take a...More

Thank Povldr
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