Located on the margins of the river Aliste, in ruins. In the 12th century it belonged to the Knights Templar. Don Álvaro de Luna owned it in the 15th century. It became the capital of the county of Alba y Aliste under Enrique IV.

It was built on the remains of an old Vetton fort in the XII century and renovated in the XV century, retaining only some walls and a tower, although it had an irregular plan of 30 meters wide and 70 long, four towers, barbican and crenellated.

Historical Data

Construction:
Castle / Fortress / Watchtower

Address

Castillo de Alba (Losacino). 49541 Zamora.

More information

Ayuntamiento of Losacino

Address:

Municipality of Losacino. Zamora.

Teléfono: 980 596 484

Fax: 980 596 484

Tourist Office Provincial of Zamora

Address:

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

Telephone: 980 536 495

Fax: 980 536 495

Email: informacionturistica@zamoradipu.es

Website: 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