Castillo De Los Calatravos, Alcaniz

Castillo De Los Calatravos, Alcaniz - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Castillo calatravo s/n, 44600 Alcañiz, Teruel, Spain

Phone: +34-978831213

Ticket Price: 4 EUR

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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About Castillo De Los Calatravos, Alcaniz

Shaping the future of this little town back in the 1100s as a military order, this fortress is lavish and ornate. The oldest military orders come from the 12th century, along with archaic chapels and more. Take a tour of this place and you will see the impressive Gothic style of architecture at its best! Themes of warriors and saints are intricately brought to life through stucco artwork and sculptures. The location of the castle is strategic, considering that the hilltop would give the occupants a great vantage point. It is said that the fortress was built during the Roman period, but later on went on to serve the Muslims too. It is interesting to note, that all its life, this structure has served as a number of various places. While it is known to be a castle in the first place, it has also been a prison, residence, cemetery, palace and more! Come here to know a little more about the history of Alcañiz, but more importantly, to explore the corridors of Aragon’s most complex castles and the amalgamation of the various designs that it displays.

Castillo De Los Calatravos Information

  • Do get in contact with the office three days prior to your visit.

Castillo De Los Calatravos Ticket Prices

  • Above price is for adults.
  • Retired: 3 Euros
  • Students: 3 Euros

Castillo De Los Calatravos Opening and Closing Hours

  • November to February: Guided tours at 10.15 am, 11.00 am, 12.45 am, 4.15 pm and 5.00 pm.
  • July to August: Guided tours at 10.15 am, 11.00 am, 4.15 pm, 5.00 pm and 7.00 pm.
  • March to May, and October: Guided tours at 10.15 am, 11.00 am, 12.00 am, 4.15 pm and 5.00 pm.
  • June and September: Guided tours at 10.15 am, 11.00 am, 4.00 pm, 4.15 pm and 6.00 pm.

How To reach Castillo De Los Calatravos by Public Transport

  • Rented cars
  • On foot

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Castillo De Los Calatravos, Alcaniz Reviews - Write a Review

  • Si visitas Alcañiz es necesario visitar su Castillo/Parador, desde él tienes unas bonitas vistas de todo el pueblo y sobre todo de la ex-colegiata. Del Castillo merece especial atención las pinturas medievales que conserva. Se puede visitar con una visita guiada en la que explican las pinturas, ves el claustro y permiten subir a la parte superior para ver las vistas. Cuando fui yo, hubo gente que pudo ver todo lo que he comentado de forma gratuita, la visita, si puedes verlo todo gratis, quizás sea demasiado cara, recomiendo ver primero si puedes acceder gratis y si no contratarla.

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  • Las pinturas murales por si solas hacen que merezca la pena la visita. La pena es que se puedan ver tan pocas dependencias.

  • Parador nacional

  • Lo poco que vi me gustó

  • Ambiente cuidado. Buen trato. Cocina de calidad y tradicional. Precio elevado.

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