San Vicente de la Barquera Castle

San Vicente de la Barquera, Spain

The castle of San Vicente de la Barquera was a royal residence built by Alfonso I of Asturias in the 8th century. The current walls and structure date from the 13th century. The complex is 50 meters long and around 20 m wide. Today the restored castle is a museum and used for events.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Angel Ramirez Chacon (14 months ago)
ok
Ben Svedberg (15 months ago)
Epic castle, epic story and very well presented with an astounding park , what else does one require? And set in the beautyful Galician mountains ...?
Jim Verrechia (2 years ago)
Parking can be tricky but well worth a visit if you are travelling along the coast.
Manuel Feijóo (2 years ago)
Esplendido
Jacek Szczodrak (3 years ago)
Is beauty but low co fort and full of ant in bungalow
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