Castle of Santa Catalina by night. Jaén.

Military History. Military Heritage

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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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Castles and Lords.

    Travel ideas

    …Kings and queens, princesses, knights, vassals and pages, what today are storybook figures were once part our world. Spain might be compared to a great chessboard, with more than 6000 castles, towers, palaces, fortresses…

  • Castles in Catalonia: buildings that come to life.

    Travel ideas

    …(Catalonia) There are many ways to visit and discover Catalonia. Here we suggest visiting its medieval castles, to be found throughout this Region in northeastern Spain, from the Pyrenees to the Mediterranean Sea. There …

  • In the land of castles: Madrid and Castile-Leon.

    Travel ideas

    …Castles are a vital part of Spain's historic and artistic heritage. A journey through Castile-Leon and Madrid will give you the chance to see some of the most important and representative examples of Spanish defensive ar…

  • Travel back to the Middle Ages with the Castles of La Mancha.

    Travel ideas

    …(Castilla-La Mancha) Here we suggest a journey into the Middle Ages in the land of famous knight Don Quixote. Castile-La Mancha is in inland Spain, and is the ideal place to travel back in time and discover castles that …

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

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …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 …

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