The ruins of the ancient town of Catrotorafe, popularly known as ‘Zamora la Vieja’, are in San Cebrian de Castro, emplacement already located in the XII century.

It was a medieval defensive site which appeared on the banks of Esla River. It keeps the walls built with slate masonry and mortar, and has 4.709 square meters, including the castle, the hermitage and the walls.

The best preserved is the castle, of two enclosures with irregular trapezoid shape. Inside of it, practically ruined, built with different materials and with a floor similar to the outside.

Historical Data

Architecture:
Archaeology site
Construction:
Town
Historical Period:
Roman

Address

San Cebrián de Castro. 49144 Zamora.

Telephone: 980 555 507 (AYTO)

More information

Ayuntamiento of San Cebrián de Castro

Address:

Municipality of San Cebrián de Castro. Zamora.

Teléfono: 980 555 507

Fax: 980 555 507

Email: sancebrian.ayuntamiento@gmail.com

Oficina de Turismo Provincial of Zamora

Address:

Pza de Viriato s/n. Zamora. 49071 Zamora.

Teléfono: 980 536 495

Fax: 980 536 495

Email: informacionturistica@zamoradipu.es

Página Web: http://www.turismoenzamora.es

Tourist Office Regional of Zamora

Address:

Avda. Principe de Asturias, 1. Zamora. 49012 Zamora.

Telephone: 980 531 845

Fax: 980 533 813

Email: oficinadeturismodezamora@jcyl.es