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Castillo del Aguila, Gaucin

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Situated high above the city, Castillo del Aguila boasts an ancient heritage and superb views of the surrounding landscape. The imposing structure was originally established in Roman times, although it has been rebuilt on several occasions over the centuries. Tour the picturesque castle grounds and admire the stunning vista. Keep your eyes peeled for a number of local birds, including vultures, thrushes, and the eagles that give the castle its name. Although the paved trail up looks daunting, most visitors can manage the hike without too much difficulty. A cafe at the top serves drinks, but it's still a good idea to bring a bottle of water with you. To visit Castillo del Aguila and other attractions in Gaucin, use our Gaucin tourist route planner.
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  • We climb up to the Castle walk from the entrance of gaucín, a healthy walk, there are pending but it is not difficult. Very nice view from the Castle
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  • We were the only ones exploring this historical sight. Fantastic setting and views. Be sure to climb up the walkway and see this spot. Closed on Monday and Tuesday. 
  • Worth the hike up the hill to view Gaucin and the surrounding area. It's closed a lot so make sure you check the opening times before you head up there.