Castillo de Sarracín is a castle-fortress located near the village of Vega de Valcarce in Spain, situated on the most ancient European pilgrimage route known as the way of Saint James – El Camino de Santiago.

The castle was built around the 9th Century and was used by the Knights Templars to protect the pilgrim routes. The castle has been used until the 16th century and has been abandoned ever since.

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Founded: 9th century AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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jose alvarez castro (8 months ago)
Currently in the process of consolidation. You can now visit and the views are spectacular.
Casto Paramo (10 months ago)
Very difficult to get to by car even if you go in an SUV. Beautiful and historic
Fernando Esclusa (10 months ago)
Get ready to climb ... but the truth is that the effort is well worth it. Noa we were very happy to see that some nice workers were restoring it. A must for the great history it contains.
Ferran Moron (11 months ago)
Castle in the process of rehabilitation. It has spectacular views
Javier Cerezales Fuentes (2 years ago)
Porque está muy bien
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