Built between 1509 and 1512, Calahorra Castle was one of the first Italian Renaissance castles to be built outside Italy. It is perfectly preserved and national monument. It is now in private hands, although it can be accessed by contacting the person in charge that the owners have in Calahorra.

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Founded: 1509-1512
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Greg Fleming (4 months ago)
We went there earlier today. It is an amazing castle with great views. It’s only open on Wednesday.
MadIccy (20 months ago)
A wonderful place to visit.... and the interior is totally different to what I could have ever expected... Only open on Wednesdays at the moment but if you are nearby It is still worth a walk around the outside of the castle wall as the views across the plain are pretty spectacular.
Ian (2 years ago)
Unique Italian inspired castle here in Spain. Didn’t see inside but the outside was stunning. The inside is only open to the public one days week at the time of publication.
Brian Deasy (2 years ago)
Truly stunning. This castle was built in 1509 and has seen little renovation since then. The private owners are said to be undertaking a huge restoration project in the near future. Well worth seeing in its current form. It only costs €3 per adult for the tour, given by a local. Well worth the trip.
Brian Deasy (2 years ago)
Truly stunning. This castle was built in 1509 and has seen little renovation since then. The private owners are said to be undertaking a huge restoration project in the near future. Well worth seeing in its current form. It only costs €3 per adult for the tour, given by a local. Well worth the trip.
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