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

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MIGUEL (18 months 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.
Moe S (18 months ago)
Magnífica forma de sacar partido a un castillo. Las figuras muy bien hechas. Para ir con niños muy bien, se pasa un rato agradable. No hace falta reservar
Vero (19 months ago)
Nos ha encantado!!!. Genial para ir con niños. Mi hijo disfrutó muchísimo y nosotros de verle. Es un lugar mágico. Como recomendación, llevar una chaqueta aunque sea un día de calor. En algunas estancias hace fresquito
Diego Gimenez (19 months ago)
El lugar es nuevo y está muy bien logrado. Vale la pena visitarlo con chicos de entre 3 y 12 años más que nada. Es una exposición de fantasía bien ambientada a nivel de luces y sonido. Faltaría algo se animación de las estatuas o ambientes para darle un poco más de realismo o sorpresa. Se puede recorrer fácilmente en hora u hora y media si se va lento.
Luis-Alberto RAMOS NEIRA (2 years ago)
Nice village
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