Vozmediano Castle

Vozmediano, Spain

The 14th-century Vozmediano Castle is located atop great hills on the border with Aragon. Throughout the structure you can see various construction styles from different periods; Roman surrounding walls, a Muslim watchtower and medieval walls with battlement hexes.

The castle is currently in ruins although it was made up of a double walled enclosure, the outer walls being strengthened on the most vulnerable corner by a great quadrangular tower where there was an access gate, and on the other corner, a circular tower that was built later on. Another quadrangular tower placed in the middle of the wall was used as an abutment, and the rest of the perimeter does not contain any more towers and is actually much thinner than the other walls. The inner enclosure still maintains the original keep and is currently being used as the village’s cemetery. “Marqués de Santillana” dedicates some verses to this area where the Queiles River’s source is located in the foothills of Mount Moncayo.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Maria Teresa Diaz-Pavon Gonzalez (3 months ago)
Very nice on the outside. A pity that they have converted it into a cemetery.
pedro martinez (4 months ago)
A very nice place, very good people. Excellent view of the moncayo
Cesar Revuelta (10 months ago)
It's okay. Nice views. Beware of trying to arrive with the car. Extremely narrow access
Raquel Gil Crespo (10 months ago)
Vozmediano, recommended its castle that served as a cemetery, the birth of the Queiles River and the friendliness of its people
Paco Izquierdo (14 months ago)
De Vozmediano is not worth the castle alone. It is a very special place to wander. Visit the source of Queiles river. Good access route for the Sanctuary of Moncayo routes to the top from there following the road although the navigators propose much longer routes.
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