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Castillo de La Iruela

Calle Esperilla Alta s/n, 23476 La Iruela, Spain
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What a wonderful place!

Amazing place, so we'll kept considering how old it is. The views are to die for and so it is the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David M
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Great views over the valley

On foot it is quite a climb to get here since the village and then the castle are straight up from... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Ray V
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Chaves, Portugal
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Calle Esperilla Alta s/n, 23476 La Iruela, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place, so we'll kept considering how old it is. The views are to die for and so it is the climb to get to it. It doesn't matter where you look, you just can't stop taking pictures. In every direction you look there is...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

On foot it is quite a climb to get here since the village and then the castle are straight up from the road. When we visited there was no one there and no obstacles to our getting in whatsoever. From more recent reviews I see...More

Thank Ray V
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Now our third visit to this tiny town. Its primitive structure is relatively intact. It consists of a principal tower and two separate enclosures, with some battlements still intact, connected by a long curtain wall. These walls also protected the monastery, whose remains are still...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Just walking around and finding this is worth it. There is little left of it but it does bring you back in time.

Thank Laura C
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

A must see. Views over the olive groves and some well maintain ruins and an amphitheatre. Only 2€ entrance as well.

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Reviewed 21 April 2015

The town of Iruela which you go through to get to the castle is very small, quaint, and attractive. There are the ruins of an old church destroyed by the French, and, higher up the fortifications built by the Arabs, on top of which there...More

Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Right at the top of La Iruela sits this fabulous castle. Free under 7 years of age, and just €1 per person thereafter. Definitely worth a visit for the amazing views!!!

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Reviewed 23 October 2013

A work in progress, this Castillo is fascinating. The views from the top of the tower are spectacular. There is an intriguing amphitheatre (who did what there....and to who?) and an atmospheric ruined church. It's one of those places that stimulates both an interest in...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2013

I went for the first time a year and a half ago and it was open. Great views and very beautiful, so beautiful in fact I wanted to take everyone I knew to this place. The last 3 times I have been there, always with...More

Thank Antxiara
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