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A better than expected visit

Greater than it looks, you can enjoy a magnificent view over the valley and over the city. There... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2018
Barcelona, Spain
2nd visit

Tough climb from the village below but lovely views when you get up here, a small entrance fee. Of... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Calle Castillo s/n, 02210, Alcala del Jucar, Spain
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

Greater than it looks, you can enjoy a magnificent view over the valley and over the city. There are a few nice loopholes to throw the arrows, or for that matter, boiling water, that give you a glimpse of what was all that about in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jordicans7
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Tough climb from the village below but lovely views when you get up here, a small entrance fee. Of course you can drive up but finding parking is the problem.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Quite a bit to see and fantastic views... outside information has English translation but inside does not .. but this is a proper Spanish town which is what we wanted

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KayDDavis
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The castle is on top of the very special village of Alcala del Jucar, which is well worth visiting with its steep and narrow ally ways. The caves were closed when we were there on a weekday in mid September. The castillo offers a magnificent...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jon B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This little village had some amazing views, well worth a visit and a public cave for a few euros, including a drink

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank sandra_ramm
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The castle is worth a visit and there are wonderful views from up there. It's quite a steep walk up through the village to get there, the streets are cobbled so good walking shoes are essential. There are some welcoming hostelries on the way.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Roy H
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Alcala del Jucar is the most beautiful village also known as the ''Cave Village'' as the houses are built into the caves. eighty per cent of the population live in these cave houses. We went there by coach and the road was very crooked with...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

The fortress is of Arab origin, rebuilt during Christian times. The bridge that crosses the river was built by the Romans, and rebuilt in the 18th century, offering beautiful views of the surroundings below. Once just left s a ruined shell now a fine castle...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Alcala del jucar is a small place full of surprises. On the way up (really up) to the castle don;t miss the visit of the cave houses, which is one a the typic of the region. If you are near, stop in Alcale del jucar...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank SLLD25
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The best thing is the whole atmosphere of the river, village and castle combined. Castle itself is rather small, yet nice.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank reiska77
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