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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  • The Torre del Oro tower. Seville.

    Art | Monuments

    …Paseo de Cristóbal Colón, s/n. 41001. Sevilla. (Andalusia) E-mail: torreoro@fn.mde.es. www.visitasevilla.es/monumentos-y-cultura/torre-del-oro. The symbol of Seville. It was given its name (“gold tower”) because it was o…

  • 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…

  • Renaissance Week. Medina del Campo.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Medina del Campo. Valladolid. (Castilla y 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 …

  • History Festival. Ribadavia.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    08/29/2020

    …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…

  • Alcázar fortress in Toledo. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments

    …C/ Unión, s/n. 45001. Toledo. (Castilla-La Mancha) E-mail: museje@et.mde.es. www.museo.ejercito.es. It is today the site of the city's Army Museum. Its construction dates from Roman times. During the reigns of Alfonso VI…

  • San Pedro Castle or Citadel. Jaca.

    Art | Monuments

    …Avenida del Primer Viernes de Mayo. Jaca. Huesca. (Aragón) http://www.ciudadeladejaca.es/. Also known as the "citadel of Jaca", it was built between the 16th and 17th centuries on the orders of King Philip II and restore…

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