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Castell d Alaro

Alaro, Majorca, Spain
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A must-do

We walked up from Orient. Not only is the walk good (though strenuous) and the views superb but... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
South Wales
Great Hike and Amazing View

It is a great Hike from the Orient but I would suggest to drive up the mountain. Follow the signs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Augusto V
Newark, New Jersey
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked up from Orient. Not only is the walk good (though strenuous) and the views superb but right at the top is a little café in a glorious location. How they built all the buildings up there is a mystery but the day to...More

Thank SouthWalesTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a great Hike from the Orient but I would suggest to drive up the mountain. Follow the signs. As you are going up the mountain be carefull the view up is amazing and I would suggest to have an automatic transmission.. it is...More

Thank Augusto V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hike up from Orient for the best experience. The view from the castell is amazing enough until you realize there is an old monastery/church at the very top that has a full working hostel, kitchen, and mule corral! If you have enough time, you can...More

Thank asorrell01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was there a couple of times. The way up is easy although one would need to have some fitness. View is tremendous. Today there was all foggy. It was still okay.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We vent on hike to Castell D'Alaró fantastic tour. You drive as far as you can, best in a small car, we found a small spot to park by the road before I got too bad. The hike is moderate for person in relativ good...More

Thank summerbird2016
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Walked up to the castle from Orient - much easier than climbing it from Alaro. The remains of the Moorish fort offer stunning views of the surrounding hills and valleys but there's more. If you climb a little further up from the fort, you will...More

Thank L8125DDpatricks
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I visited Castelld Alaro this January with my sister, we were not at all prepared for the hike :)) Someone suggested that we go see this place, we thought we are just going to drive up there and that's about it. The drive itself is...More

1  Thank Csilla K
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We were there fortunately in December. The "adventure" starts already with the drive to the starting point the sheep farm. Shift down to the first gear although it is a rental car because the road is in a condition that you assume you are on...More

1  Thank DianaandChristian
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We had a great morning hike to the castle followed by lunch back down at Es Verger. We drove the restaurant on the hair-raising switchbacks to the restaurant, then hiked the rest of the way to the castle. I was a bit embarrassed to have...More

1  Thank Joe T
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The other reviewers are right - it's a curving, narrow drive up to the Restaurante Es Verger, where they don't seem to mind if you park, and then an hour's walk up to the castle, but (if you are wearing good boots) the experience is...More

1  Thank Bill H
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