Nogueirosa Castle

Pontedeume, Spain

Built in a strategic position on a crag, Nogueirosa Castle (or Andrade Castle) is a small fortress but one with magnificent views. From the keep there are extensive views of the mouth of the Eume and virtually all of the Ría de Ares y Betanzos. It was built in the 13th century.

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DP-5006, Pontedeume, Spain
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Carlos G (14 months ago)
My Castle ❤️
Alba T. (14 months ago)
I have been all excited but they ONLY OPEN IN SUMMER. Then I could only see the facade of the castle which is not bad, but it was a silly trip.
Pily Orban (2 years ago)
Before reaching Pontedeume it is worth making a stop and visiting it, the views are spectacular
Marcel C.A (2 years ago)
Castillo que merece mucho la pena visitar.
Jose Morado (2 years ago)
It needs conservation, good views of the estuary.
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