Ucero Castle

Ucero, Spain

The place dominated by the Ucero castle has been inhabited since prehistoric times. The castle is built on the site of an ancient Celtiberian castro. The site was first time mentioned in 1157 when Alfonso VII located the village of Sotos the Suso between Uxama and Ucero and there are documents that indicate that the castle already existed in the 13th century. It is estimated that the important hermit of San Juan de Otero, nowadays destroyed, was ubicated near San Bartolomé, which was a Templarian chapel.



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Calle Castillo, Ucero, Spain
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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-Alberto González Pericot (16 months ago)
Nice castle dominating the access to the Cañon de Río Lobos. It needs a much greater restoration because except for the tower (walls and roof) and part of the external wall, the rest is in ruins. Patrons are accepted..... ?
Dave Chapman (2 years ago)
An amazing old castle ruin in a quiet an tranquil area, that sits at an intersection of several local hiking trails. The ruins are unspoilt except for the effects of time, and you are free to explore and enjoy the amazing views. We'll worth the short hike up from Ucero.
B. T. (3 years ago)
Great place! Amazing views..!!
Goga (4 years ago)
Such a beautiful, peaceful place.
Manuel Rios (4 years ago)
Restos del Castillo de Ucero construido en la zona más alta por el.cirso del Río Ucero. Tal y como se ve en la fotografía no se ha actuado en la reconstrucción de un modo importante, salvo subir a su zona más alta para ver la panorámica. Personalmente he llegado al.Castillo atravesando un sendero en.bici de una impresionante naturaleza envidiable.
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