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Contact details

Calle del Castillo s/n
47300  Peñafiel, Valladolid  (Castile-Leon)
museodelvino@dip-valladolid.es
http://www.museodelvinodevalladolid.es/
Tel.:+34 983881199
Fax.:+34 983880060

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
Valladolid

Valladolid

Description

An example of the German Gothic style.

Peñafiel castle is built of Campaspero stone and is an example of the German Gothic style. It is 210 metres long by 33 metres wide.

The castle is located on a hill overlooking the valleys of Duratón and Botijas. Its exterior is uniform in appearance, and it has a single door. The keep has a rectangular floor plan and is over 30 metres high, 14.5 by 20 metres at its base, and is crowned by eight turrets. The tower is flanked by two courtyards. On the interior of the castle there are two floors and a stone vault. It was declared a National Monument in 1917, and is currently home to the Provincial Museum-Foundation of the Wines of Valladolid.

Construction:
Castle

Artistic period:
Gothic

Historic period:
15th century, 10th century

Setting:
Convent of San Pablo, Plaza Mayor square and several wineries in the Ribera del Duero designation which are open to visitors.

Practical information

Schedule

From Oct 01 to Mar 31
From Tuesday to Sunday
Public holidays
From 11:30 to 14:00
From 16:00 to 19:00


Closing days: Monday


From Apr 01 to Sep 30
From Tuesday to Sunday
Public holidays
From 11:00 to 14:30
From 16:30 to 20:30


Closing days: Monday

Closed: Mondays, 1 and 6 January, 24, 25 and 31 December.


Prices

Museum and castle: €6.60. Guided tour of the castle: €3.30. Guided tasting sessions: €9.20. Museum visit for groups: €5 Children under 12 years: €1.70
 

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