Official Portal of Tourism. Junta de Castilla y Leon
Touch history with your hand
It was a medieval defensive site.
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.
- Archaeology site
- Historical Period:
San Cebrián de Castro. 49144 Zamora.
Telephone: 980 555 507 (AYTO)
Ayuntamiento of San Cebrián de Castro
Municipality of San Cebrián de Castro. Zamora.
Teléfono: 980 555 507
Fax: 980 555 507
Oficina de Turismo Regional of Zamora
Avda. Principe de Asturias, 1. Zamora. 49012 Zamora.
Teléfono: 980 531 845
Fax: 980 533 813