Fuentidueña Castle

Fuentidueña, Spain

Located in the extreme north of the province of Segovia, Fuentidueña village rises above a narrow valley formed by the Duratón River, a unique geographical location that explains the importance of the town during the Middle Ages. The Villa was walled on its north, south and west sides with a clearly defensive function. On the other hand, there is an impressive rock cut that makes defense very easy. Intramural access is only possible through one of its three doors. 

There is no historical facts about the origin of castle, but it seems that its construction dates back to the 12th and 13th centuries. It had importance with the reign of Alfonso VII, who had Cortes here and peace was concluded with Navarra and granted testament in 1204.

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

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