Torres de Altamira

Brión, Spain

Torres de Altamira is a ruined castle in Brión, connected to powerful Moscoco family. It was built in the 9th century AD and rebuilt in 1471. In the 17th century it was in bad condition and today mainly towers remain.

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Torre 1, Brión, Spain
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Founded: 9th century AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Miguel Ángel López Sevillano (6 months ago)
Although there is not much left, it is a place to visit and enjoy for a while. Going down there is a path to the right that can be traveled perhaps in about fifteen or twenty minutes at a leisurely pace. It is worth the visit and the walk. The streets are narrowed by the towns as we get closer, careful with going fast
Francis Heybrook (11 months ago)
Good for the imagination
Anita (12 months ago)
Hauntingly enchanting
Burke Heather (3 years ago)
Not too far from Santiago are the ruins of this 800 year old castle. It does not take more than half an hour to explore the ruins but well worth the drive.
Víctor Turrado-Rodriguez (5 years ago)
Ancient ruins of a castle near Santiago de Compostela. Nice explanatory panels. From the top of the church tower there are some amazing views of the Mahia Valley even though it is forbidden to get up there (don't worry, no guards)
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