San Esteban de Deyo Castle

Villamayor de Monjardín, Spain

San Esteban de Deyo, also called the Castillo de Monjardín, is a ruined castle on a hill overlooking Villamayor de Monjardín in Navarre. The castle lies at an elevation of 890 metres. The castle has a Roman foundation, but was repeatedly rebuilt over the centuries. It was one of the last fortresses of the Banu Qasi, the local Muslim dynasty, before it was taken by King Sancho I of Navarre in 914. According to the Historia Caroli Magni et Rotholandi, the castle was actually taken by Charlemagne from a Navarrese prince named Furré. Only the walls of the castle stand today. Many of the stones were taken to build a Baroque hermitage, the Ermita de San Esteban, in the 17th century.

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Founded: 9th century AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Alvaro Diaz (2 years ago)
Many people confuse the restaurant, the wedding caterer and the winery in the ratings. Restaurant rating. New reopening by an Argentine family that cooks with typical products from Navarra. Menu with pairing for €50 highly recommended I refer to the photos. Near Estella
Jose A (2 years ago)
I have been in the restaurant created very well excellent food excellent service thank you quality exceptional price
Pablo Alcubilla (2 years ago)
Spectacular food with amazing wines. There are not many chances to taste a white matured in oak
melose todo (2 years ago)
A few months ago we asked for a budget for our wedding banquet: For the rich... They don't spend on kindness either... They have their range of clients and we're out. Well, we'll go somewhere else.
aitzi iri (2 years ago)
Very scarce food, little elaborated for celiac people. I speak from my personal experience at a wedding two weeks ago. The waitresses did not know if what they served was suitable or not, they told you that they were coming back but they did not come back. At dinner the only thing they took from us was an omelette that seemed precooked and some cold buns inside and not even a cutlery. That was the only thing. People who could eat everything did so because they had ham sandwiches, tomato sandwiches, mini hamburgers, tortillas, pizza, a cart with sweets... See the difference.
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