The history of Trigueros Castle isn't very well known. It is not built on a strategic position because, although located on a small hill in the village, it is dominated by other higher hills. So, the castle was probably more a fortified residence than a military strength. Also the name of the village church, an older building on a higher hill; Santa Maria del Castillo, seems to indicate that the most suitable place of a preceding strength already had been taken.

By its groundplan and disposition it seems to have been build in the 14th century. And reformed and completed in the 1453 as indicated by the coat of arms of Gutierre de Robres (or Robles) and his wife Maria de Guevara, placed above the entrance gate.

Visitors can admire the stables, as well as several blocks that once formed part of the Keep and gateway walls. The main entrance to the castle boasts the coats of arms of Gutierre de Robles and his wife María de Guevara, the lord and lady of the castle who carried out a considerable amount of work on the castle, as well as an inscription featuring the year 1453.

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Raixa N. Pérez Martín (9 months ago)
Very cool, there are magical creatures of different types .. in a small castle that makes it special. It takes about 3/4 of an hour. The children have a great time and the older ones too !! Some very cool things. As you book in advance there are no crowds and you can go earlier or later to visit the town, it is small but beautiful. Good afternoon excursion
Dori Benito (12 months ago)
Great for kids
Alejandro Morote (13 months ago)
A unique place that I highly recommend visiting. The visit can be repeated without problems since the figures on display are updated every so often. 20 minutes from Valladolid capital by car. Good safety and hygiene measures against covid19. It has a fairly large parking lot. Recommended for children and adults.
Oscar A. (2 years ago)
Very family friendly, lovely time, focused in the magic world of dragons and fantastic creatures. Don't miss the views of fields and winery caves from the watchtower
MIGUEL (2 years ago)
Cuando la ilusión está mezclada con el buen hacer, el resultado es fantástico. En medio de una zona rural abandonada por los políticos, aparece un oasis de imaginación. Gracias, porque se nota lo hecho con cariño. Dudo de sí gusta más a los niños que a nosotros los mayores. Volveremos, con amigos y aprovechando que hay niños por medio, para promocionar un poquito de nuestro entorno, nuestra Castilla. De aplauso.
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