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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, La Sotonera 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Beautiful castle in the middle of nowhere, up in the mountains with great views. You can climb up and get great views from the tower. Well preserved and the ticket includes entry to a small church in the local village. Recommended. Especially if you love old castles
  • Very interesting place, castle is well maintained and the view are spectacular. Check the hours before you head there they have very strange opening hours.
  • Impressive Castle in the middle of the Pre-Pyrinees. The entrance ticket costs 4'5€ without guide or audio-guide. The Castle itself is very nice and quite renovated. The views from it are amazing. The Castle has been taken as movie Castle many times even by Hollywood movies. It's worth driving there and spend 1-2 hours and imagine how was the middle age life. I always take my foreign friends there and get delighted with it. Undoubtedly it's a must see monument of Spain.
  • Excellent guide and even though it was our third time this year we still enjoyed it.
  • one of the best preserved castles in Europe from the reconquest of Spain. Very reasonable admission fee. Very interesting guided tours available in English

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