Garaño Castle

Saldise, Spain

Garaño castle is one of the oldest in Navarre. It may be the Sajrat Qais, mentioned in the Arab chronicles in the 8th-10th centuries. Coins from the 11th century are found from the ruins. There were a small town, which disappeared in the 14th century. The castle was dismantled in 1512, today some ruins remain.


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Saldise, Spain
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Founded: 8th century AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain


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Vicky Barcos (7 months ago)
A simple route from the town of Egillor (there is parking at the entrance of the town). At the foot of the archaeological remains there is an infographic with the reconstruction of the castle. Today you can see the foundations of the partitioning walls and the perimeter wall, as well as the base of the central tower. The view encompasses a wide arc of landscape.
Eduardo Urrea (Quienvendra) (11 months ago)
Nice excursion to go with txikis and enjoy the views. Easier ascent than it seems a priori and the last hardest section are stairs.
Asier Martinez (14 months ago)
Simple route to follow and very well marked and easy to get to the Castle with spectacular views
Joaquín Javier Villanueva (2 years ago)
Extraordinary location and spectacular views. It is worth visiting and learning a little more about the history of the kingdom of Navarra
Manolo Leranoz (2 years ago)
Ok good views
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