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Worth a look for views alone

Do this short walk early morning or evening to avoid heat. The walk is not long from village but is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MargaretPowell
,
Melbourne
via mobile
JUST A RUIN

The view of this from a distance is nice, but it's certainly not worth the trek up to it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mojaquera
,
Mojacar, Spain
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“car park” (3 reviews)
“amazing views” (3 reviews)
“paths” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Lanjaron, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do this short walk early morning or evening to avoid heat. The walk is not long from village but is down then back up plus the stairs and scramble of the castle ruin itself. There is only 1 info sign in Spanish only near the...More

Thank MargaretPowell
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The view of this from a distance is nice, but it's certainly not worth the trek up to it, especially in summer, since it's just a ruin.

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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

1  Thank maczi
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

5  Thank Graham B
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

It's quite a climb to the very top but what magnificent views, this is well worth a visit and there were only a couple of other people making the climb

Thank Janet J
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