Settlement from the 7th century B.C. to the 3rd century A.D. One of the oldest pre-Roman iron-age settlements in the province. Located on the left-hand side of the river Adaja, within the municipal borough of Cardeñosa, and with a surface area of 14.5 hectares.

Located in a high place that acts as a natural defence and is also protected with walls, moats and cut-stone fields.

Historical Data

Archaeology site
Neolithic fortified settlement
Historical Period:


Cardeñosa. 05320 Ávila.

Telephone: 920 260 001 (AYTO)

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Ayuntamiento of Cardeñosa


Municipality of Cardeñosa. Ávila.

Teléfono: 920 260 001


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Tourist Office Regional of Ávila


Casa de las Carnicerías. C/ San Segundo, 17. Ávila. 05001 Ávila.

Telephone: 920 211 387

Fax: 920 253 717


Opening hours

  • Every day: book visit in advance

Archaeological Hall

Archaeological classroom of Castro de las Cogotas

It is a teaching classroom with reproductions of the Vetton culture. The history of various excavations in the fort, from the XIX century to today, allows us to know all the discoveries made.

Address: C/ María Vela nº 1 (Ayuntamiento). Cardeñosa. Ávila.


Telephone: 920 260 149

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