Castle of Santa Catalina by night. Jaén.

Spain, a country full of amazing castles and fortresses

It's exciting to visit places where great battles and other historical events took place throughout the history of Spain. Here are some suggestions so that you can discover the most important remains of defensive military architecture, which are almost intact. Moats, bastions, ravelins, fortresses, castles, walls, and many other tourist destinations that will help you understand some of the most interesting episodes of Spain's history. Constructions with excellent defensive systems which are especially prepared so you can relive battles, see where the soldiers took refuge, walk along trenches or stand at the command post.  


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  • Re-enactment of the battle of Arapiles. Arapiles.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    From 07/20/2018 to 07/22/2018

    …Arapiles. Salamanca. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.arapiles.es/eventos.html. This event features both experts and the local inhabitants who all take part in the commemoration of this historic battle. In July, the town of …

  • Renaissance Week. Medina del Campo.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    From 08/14/2018 to 08/21/2018

    …Medina del Campo. Valladolid. (Castile-Leon) E-mail: medina21@medinadelcampo.es. http://imperialesycomuneros.com/. Medina del Campo, in Valladolid, is travelling back to the 15th and 16th centuries for a few days, to rem…

  • History Festival. Ribadavia.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    08/25/2018

    …Ribadavia. Ourense. (Galicia) E-mail: oficina.turismo.ourense@xunta.es. http://www.turgalicia.es/. Fiesta of Ribadavia History. Travel back to the Middle Ages for a day. On the last Saturday in August you can spend a tru…

  • Re-enactment of the Siege of Zaragoza. Zaragoza.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Plaza de Los Sitios. 50001. Zaragoza. (Aragon) E-mail: secretario@asociacionlossitios.com. http://www.zaragoza.es/. Battles, parades and acts of homage set in the Napoleonic era. The re-enactment of the Siege of Zaragoza…

  • Palace of the General Military Headquarters. La Coruña.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de la Constitución, s/n. 15001. La Coruña. A Coruña. (Galicia) E-mail: ofcomcgflo@et.mde.es. coruna.es/9H5V. The Palace of the General Military Headquarters in A Coruña stands in Plaza de la Constitución square. Th…

  • La Almudaina Royal Palace. Palma.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Palau Reial, s/n. 07001. Palma. Majorca. (Balearic Islands) E-mail: palaciorealalmudaina@patrimonionacional.es. The Alcázar Real in Majorca. The name means a citadel outside the city walls. La Almudaina Palace was …

  • Castle of San Carlos. Palma.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Dique del oeste s/n. 07015. Palma. Majorca. (Balearic Islands) E-mail: museomilitarsancarlos@et.mde.es. http://www.museomilitarsancarlos.com/. It is based on a square defensive tower, commissioned in 1610 by Philip…

  • San Fernando Castle. Figueres.

    Art | Monuments

    …Subida al Castillo, s/n. 17600. Figueres. Girona. (Catalonia) www.castillosanfernando.org. San Fernando Castle is considered the largest bastion fortress in Europe. It was built to respond to the need to reinforce the fr…

  • Minorca Military History Museum. Castell, Es.

    Art | Museums

    …Plaza de la Explanada 19. 07720. Castell, Es. Minorca. (Balearic Islands) E-mail: info@museomilitarmenorca.com. www.museomilitarmenorca.com. The holdings of the Minorca Military Museum includes items from many of the mil…

  • Alcázar fortress in Segovia. Segovia.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de la Reina Victoria Eugenia, s/n. 40003. Segovia. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: patronato@alcazardesegovia.com. Standing between the confluence of the Eresma and Clamores rivers, the first documented record of the for…

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