Contact details

A 4 kms. De Verín
32618  Monterrei, Ourense  (Galicia)
concello@monterrei.es
www.monterrei.es
Tel.:+34 988418002
Tel.:+34 646777341

Location

Autonomous region:
Galicia

Province/Island:
Ourense


Description

Situated in a high part of Valle, near the city of Verín. Built in the 12th century by Alfonso Henríquez. It had enormous importance in the times of Pedro I the Cruel. In the 16th century it was used by Felipe el Hermoso to meet Cardinal Cisneros. It is built of stone in regular blocks. From the outside, the two towers - the Lady Tower and the Keep, built by Sancho Sánchez de Ulloa in 1482 - are outstanding.

Construction:
Castle

Artistic period:
Baroque

Historic period:
12th century

Setting:
Remains of the Atalaya fortress, Verín Parador Nacional.

Practical information

Schedule

From Wednesday to Sunday
From 10:30 to 13:30
From 16:00 to 19:00


Prices

Admission free

Map


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