Castles in Spain

A country steeped in history, Spain has its share of charming castles. Even though royalty lived in them for brief periods, more often Spanish castles were designed to withstand sieges.
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Colomares castle – Benalmadena, Andalusia, Spain

Colomares castle – Benalmadena, Andalusia, Spain

Alcazar of Segovia, Spain The Alcazar of Segovia is rising out on a rocky crag above the confluence of two rivers. It is one of the most distinctive castle-palaces in Spain by virtue of its shape - like the bow of a ship.

Alcazar of Segovia, Spain The Alcazar of Segovia is rising out on a rocky crag above the confluence of two rivers. It is one of the most distinctive castle-palaces in Spain by virtue of its shape - like the bow of a ship.

Alhambra in Granada, Spain A unique palace and fortress complex, one of Spain's major tourist attractions, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the inspiration for many songs and stories @Alhambra de Granada

Alhambra in Granada, Spain A unique palace and fortress complex, one of Spain's major tourist attractions, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the inspiration for many songs and stories @Alhambra de Granada

Palace of the Kings of Navarre of Olite, Spain A German traveler once wrote: "Surely there is no king with a more beautiful castle or palace and with so many gilded rooms ... it could not say or even could imagine how magnificent and sumptuous is this palace”

Palace of the Kings of Navarre of Olite, Spain A German traveler once wrote: "Surely there is no king with a more beautiful castle or palace and with so many gilded rooms ... it could not say or even could imagine how magnificent and sumptuous is this palace”

A traveler once wrote that there is no king with a more beautiful castle or palace

A traveler once wrote that there is no king with a more beautiful castle or palace

One of Spain's major tourist attractions, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the inspiration for many songs and stories

One of Spain's major tourist attractions, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the inspiration for many songs and stories

One of the most distinctive castle-palaces in Spain…

One of the most distinctive castle-palaces in Spain…


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