Contact details

Castillo de Monterrei, s/n.
Castillo de Monterrei s/n
32618  Monterrei, Ourense  (Galicia)
Tel.:+34 988361360

Location


Description

In a high part of the valley, near the town of Verín. Built in the 12th century by Alfonso Henríquez. It was extremely important in the epoch of Peter the Cruel. In the 16th century it was used by Philip the Handsome for a meeting with Cardinal Cisneros. It was built from stone with evenly dressed ashlars. The most notable exterior features are the two towers: the Ladies Tower and the Keep The Keep was built by Sancho Sánchez de Ulloa in 1482. The castle is now a Parador hotel.

  • Construction: Castle
  • Artistic period: Baroque
  • Historic period: 12th century
  • Setting: Remains of the Atalaya fort, Verín Parador.

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Jul 01 to Sep 30
  • From Monday to Sunday

    From 11:00 AM to 8:30 PM
  • From Oct 01 to Jun 30
  • From Wednesday to Sunday

    From 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

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