Castle of Alba de Aliste

Losacino, Spain

Castle of Alba de Aliste is located on the margins of the river Aliste. Today it lies in ruins. In the 12th century it belonged to the Knights Templar. Don Álvaro de Luna owned it in the 15th century. It became the capital of the county of Alba y Aliste under Enrique IV.

It was built on the remains of an old Vetton fort in the 12th century and renovated in the 15th century, retaining only some walls and a tower, although it had an irregular plan of 30 meters wide and 70 long, four towers, barbican and crenellated.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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