Tiebas Castle

Tiebas, Spain

Theobald I ordered the construction of the Tiebas castle around 1250 and since then it has suffered throughout history.

It survived numerous attacks quite well until an attack by Castile in 1378 ended with it on fire. With it, burned a good part of the Navarre Archive, and this has deprived us of a lot of information about our history.

Luckily, in 1512, it managed not be demolished under Cardinal Cisneros. Then it witnessed a bloody battle in 1810 between four battalions under Espoz y Mina against more than 3,000 French soldiers.

In the end, after being abandoned, many of the stones were taken from the castle, and work is being done now to consolidate the structure.



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Calle Mayor 2A, Tiebas, Spain
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Founded: c. 1250
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain


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Negu Zuria (30 days ago)
One of the best preserved castles in the kingdom, which allows you to get an idea of ​​its grandeur, with many explanatory panels, it has a very comfortable parking lot next to it
Jonathan & Denise Bridge (3 months ago)
There with our daughter and her son, who is just 5. Everyone enjoyed visiting this fortified palace ruins. A highlight for all was the wine cellar, which our grandson insisted was a dungeon! Free entry at all times.
Vicky Barcos (5 months ago)
Ruins of a castle built in the 13th century. With the infographic of the different units, the visitor can get an idea of ​​how the main uses of the building were. Magnificent location from which you can contemplate a stupendous view of the Pamplona Basin.
Jose Francisco Latasa (11 months ago)
Ruins of an old castle near Pamplona, ​​with information about its history in the same ruins... Very nice illuminated at night too...
Antonio Luis Ocaña (16 months ago)
An interesting visit. We spent a little while in the town and saw it with a strong wind. It's worth passing by sometime.
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