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Castle Of Lorca

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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The Castle of Lorca is the hallmark of the city, symbol of power and the incessant struggle between the Nasrid kingdom of Granada and the Crown of Castile. The castle-fortress is a place where history is lived first hand through exhibitions...more
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Calle Zonas Verdes, 30800 Lorca, Spain
+34 968 95 96 46
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All reviews audio guide car park worth a visit jewish quarter interesting history stunning views interesting place pay extra surrounding area entrance fee tapas nice cafe del sol few hours points of interest couple of hours on site
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent a few hours here. The car park was free and there was a bit of an uphill walk from there. There was a ticket for €6 but that was limited access. We're opted for the €10 ticket which included an audio speaker to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank helenfUk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not a big fan of historical monuments but, despite that, this is a very enjoyable place to visit. There are good, interesting, descriptions of the various elements of the castle and its history and an audio self-guided your is included with admission. If that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Golfingtravellers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really well laid out. Staff were helpful and it was well organised. Plenty going on to amuse children.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Oodle007
Reviewed 13 December 2018

History is the name of this Castle! If in Lorca don´t miss it. Beautiful ! Landscape is one of a kind. Climb the stairs to the top of it - it´s worth, trust me. It´s a must see / visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Criscrocce
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This will be Our 4 th visit. Our second Christmas. Highly recommend this wonderful relaxing hotel food great.stsff are very polite and friendly and helpfull. My husband loves the pool and spar. Just walking around it’s spacious and so relaxing . With places to sit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kath46blue
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Lorca lovely town with some great architecture. The museum is a must. The gowns displayed there are worn in the Easter parades and are stunning and really well displayed. The staff were excellent- even though we speak little Spanish they gave us a guide map...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

The castle was constructed between the 9th and 15th centuries. Lorca was conquered by the Castilian Infante Don Alfonso, the future Alfonso X, in 1244, and the fortress became a key defensive point against the Kingdom of Granada. For 250 years, Lorca Castle was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Great experience with amazing views. First visit, and definitely going to go back. Went with family, they thoroughly enjoyed it too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LesleySP31
Reviewed 27 October 2018

The castle is well signposted as soon as you reach the town and parking is right outside it. It is quite a way from the town centre and up a large hill so if you don't have a car I'm not sure how you'd get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarcusHurley
Reviewed 24 September 2018

It is an inexpensive tour but worthwhile if you are here. The history of Spain and the castles...the various Duchies and monarchs who make up its rich tapestry of history is always worth exploring.

Date of experience: September 2018
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14 November 2018|
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Response from Felixstowe2016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't help on that one but enjoy anyway.
2 December 2017|
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Response from Lorcatur | Property representative |
Yes, the "good dogs" can also visit the castle of Lorca, they should always wear their leash and be watched by their owners.
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23 September 2017|
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Response from Lorcatur | Property representative |
Hello! The castle of Lorca is open on december from 10,30 am to 18,30 pm everyday, except 24th, 25th and 31st. When would you like to visit The castle?
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