Villagarcía de Campos Castle

Villagarcía de Campos, Spain

Villagarcía de Campos Castle was first time mentioned in 1336. In 1810 the castle was ravaged by the French Army during the War of Independence.


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


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Eugenio Valdajos (5 months ago)
Well, for what's left of Castillo, it's not bad.
J L Rodríguez (11 months ago)
The Castle of the Quijada of Villagarcía de Campos. The first historical data on this Castle-Palace date back to 1336. In its time it was a large-scale work, with tall towers and a drawbridge. Jeromín, the natural son of Emperor Charles I of Spain, who later became known as Don Juan of Austria, was educated there under anonymity. Later, during the 19th century, the castle was devastated by the French army in 1810 during the War of Independence. Since 2014, different works have been carried out to rehabilitate the castle, carrying out different actions in this fortress, mainly focused on cleaning works, consolidation of walls and tower, archaeological studies, as well as the installation of information signs and the incorporation of measures to make the castle accessible. right. Friday 17:00–19:30 Saturday 10:00–13:30 and 17:00–19:30 Sunday 10:00–13:30 and 17:00–19:3 Rest of days closed. Entry is prohibited to minors unless they are accompanied by an adult. In one of the photos there is a QR code with more information.
Adriana Ramirez (13 months ago)
Very pleasant visit, the explanation by the guide very pleasant and interesting. It is worth visiting to take some very nice photos of the town
Carlos Urueña (2 years ago)
alicia rodriguez (2 years ago)
Very nice views
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