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Castillo de Belmonte

Belmonte, Belmonte, Spain
+34 678 64 64 86
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Off the Beaten Path

If you are driving in Spain, and you are interested in the countryside that inspired Don Quixote... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
ElisabethL230
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Denver, Colorado
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The only thing to do in Belmonte

If you like castles this is a decent example, but at €9 each a bit pricey. Belmonte as a place is... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Marc S
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Belmonte, Belmonte, Spain
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

If you are driving in Spain, and you are interested in the countryside that inspired Don Quixote, take the back roads through vineyards, olive groves, and fields to Belmonte, where you will see this marvelous castle from far away. There is ample parking (free!). This...More

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FortalezadeBelmonte, Propietario at Castillo de Belmonte, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Dear Elisbeth; Thank you very much for your kind words. The Belmonte Castle is privatly owned and visitors supports is for us the must important goal in the daily managment of this building. We are really proud you enjoyed your visit. Best regards and thank...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

If you like castles this is a decent example, but at €9 each a bit pricey. Belmonte as a place is odd, the people don't seem used to strangers and the bars all seemed to have a strong smell of dope. If you are passing,...More

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is one of the best restored castles in Spain. It was begun in 1456 by order of Don Juan Pacheco, first Marquis de Villena as a personal residence in the city of his birth. It was constructed during a time of convulsions and infighting...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Belmonte is on the Road of Don Quixote and is not in a very well traveled location. Many of my Spanish friends had no real idea of its location. But it definitely well worth seeing. The castle, restored on two occasions is one of the...More

Thank Hoke T
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a lovely castle well worth the time and trouble getting here especially since they have modified the front drive so vehicles can't park at the gates spoiling your picture.

Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 29 August 2016

A castle that you can explore extensively - from the dungeons to the highest ramparts. Great views of the countryside. Great displays inside the castle with a lot of history available on handsets.

Thank john_clifford
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The castle is very well preserved and has some fantastic views from the castle walls, there are a lot of original features still remaining - really worth a visit, wear comfy shoes as there are a lot of steps :-)

Thank Bouedo
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We visited Belmonte Caste with our 5 year son. It was extremely interesting - we used the sound apparatus (supplied as part of our entrance fee). The restoration is very well done and there are loads of exhibits (some original, some reproductions). The outside terraces...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This castle is a brilliant excursion for Vaughan Town members in Spain but also good for regular tourists. The sun baked bricks of the 15th century make it a beautiful and cheap attraction to go to. The rooms are stunning and you will feel as...More

Thank Wildsurfer12
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

If you find your way to Belmonte then you have to stop her for a tour. It is only 7 euros and worth the time to see the view the history of the region.

Thank kathyhK9551WZ
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