Santa Àgueda Castle

Ferreries, Spain

The Castle of Santa Àgueda is situated over an elongated plateau. The castle is accessed by an ancient Roman road. Next to the castle there was also, until recently, a chapel dedicated to Saint Agatha.

The castle was built over an ancient Roman castra by the Arabs, when Menorca was part of the Caliphate of Cordoba. The exact date of its construction is not known, but it was prior to 1232. In 1287, it became the last standpoint of resistance by the Arab inhabitants when the island was invaded by King Alfonso III of Aragon. The castle was later destroyed by Alfonso's grand-nephew King Peter IV of Aragon around 1343.

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

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Karen Dolphin (17 months ago)
Good walk not too much to see
Tatjana Maas (17 months ago)
Ein wunderschöner Ort um einen Sonnenaufgang zu erleben
Cesar Fernández (18 months ago)
Gran error darte la pechada primero aparcando en un sitio para 3 o 4 coches. Y luego subiendo una cuesta de más de 1 kilómetro exigente para ver... muy poca cosa.
Donna Hayes (18 months ago)
Terrible climb
Jesús González Palomo (19 months ago)
Bonita y agradecida excursión para contemplar unas vistas espléndidas desde lo alto de la cima
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