Castillo de los Duques de Alba

Alba de Tormes, Spain

Castle of the Dukes of Alba was founded in the 12th century when King Ferdinand II of León ordered to build a simple watchtower. In the 13th century, King Sancho IV of Castile converted the primitive tower into a castle. It was devastated by the battles of the time of King Henry IV of Castile but later rebuilt and converted it into a private palace.

In its interior you can visit several rooms, such as the one that houses the mural paintings of the Battle of Mühlberg.

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

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Maria de la O (18 months ago)
Great visit. View us amazing and mural room breathtaking.
Alicia B (2 years ago)
A beautiful view of the Villa and the Castilian landscape. Very well explained. Kind tour guides
Hugo Düggelin (2 years ago)
Very interesting historical monument. Elaborate restorations and facilities as a museum and for access to the tower. Impressive large murals. From the tower a beautiful view on the countryside.
Delia B (2 years ago)
So much history in a small place.
Tonya McLain (2 years ago)
Very pretty views from the castle
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