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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Natalia Ziuko (4 months ago)
We went to do our first wine tasting and we loved it! Cristina is super friendly and explains everything very well, the tasting was very good. They also offer you some cheese and its oil to accompany the tasting. Thanks
Victor Paricio (4 years ago)
It was closed the last time a few weeks ago.
Jokin Astobiza (6 years ago)
It seems that the restaurant has closed ... Forever, as we were told in the cellar!
Mónica Ghamra Fernandez (6 years ago)
The great menu, the quality of the food, whenever we go to Navarra, we will eat someday
Ricard Garriga (6 years ago)
Very good menu of € 25
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