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Castillo de Loarre, Aragon

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Described by UNESCO as "undoubtably the best castle in all of Aragon," Castillo de Loarre held a strategic position on the frontier between Christian and Muslim lands. Built largely during the 11th and 12th centuries, the castle is very well-preserved, and underwent major restorations in the 20th century. Explore its large walls, numerous towers, and enclosed Church of San Pedro. Of its three towers, the "Tower of the Queen" is particularly noteworthy for its set of twin-arched windows, which have been attributed to Lombard and Mozarabic architectural forms. Film buffs might recognize the castle from its appearance in the 2005 epic "Kingdom of Heaven." With our international travel planner, Yeste attractions like Castillo de Loarre can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • August 19, 2017
    It is worth going on a trip through the area. It is 100% Christian and Romanesque pure in origin. Very well preserved and an impregnable site. I recommend the visit with guide, very good and serves to understand this wonder (have patience). Easy access but it is a time to visit and obviously has no elevator.
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  • August 18, 2017
    I've been on two occasions. The road is better conditioned. At the entrance to this parking, spacious, and later the building where entries are removed. There is a shop, bar and changing facilities. The castle is very large and is passed by numerous stairs, the views are very beautiful. Depending on the time of year can be empty or very full. In July a few days of recreation take place around the Castle and historic cobra life.
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  • August 15, 2017
    The castle is well preserved, fully recommended guided tour. They have a treasure map to complete with the children during the visit, made the most interesting visit to my daughter. At the beginning or end of the visit you can see a video about the history of the Castle. The visit can be also used by free or audio guide.
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  • Amazing location, and excellently conserved castle, one of the best in Europe, well worth exploring every nook and cranny.
  • UNESCO castle really well conserved because of its location. Offered tour is really worthy to do. I think it is done only once per day. The local guide (a girl) explain the history with anecdotes. It is about 1,5h tour which cover the whole history.
  • Beautiful castle located atop a promontory overlooking the valley...is nice and the drive to it is very picturesque..the castle is very well preserved, our guide was fantastic and as a bonus we were followed by the local cat..nice restaurant at the visitor's center with a lively menu and attentive staff
  • The views to Hoya de Huesca are spectacular! The castle is authentic Middle Age castle of XI century, very well conserved. The very romantic place!
  • Amazing place, great view of the valley and an incredibly beautiful romanic church. The castle is fantastic

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