It dates from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. Important works were carried out under the Catholic Monarchs in the 15th century. One of the larges castles in Castilla y León.

It used to be a state prison, and many important politicians and military men of the 16th and 17th centuries served time in it. The staircase, built in the walls, leads to the tower and was built during the restoration works of 1923 and 1940.

The present building is the result of the restoration works which left the interior distribution of the building untouched, except for the entrance hall and the access to the tower of homage, where modern structures were attached. It holds courses, seminars and conferences.

Historical Data

Construction:
Castle / Fortress / Watchtower
Predominant styles:
Mudejar

Address

Avd. del Castillo, s/n. Medina del Campo. Valladolid.

Telephone: 983 800 552 / 983 801 024

Fax: 983 801 464

Website: http://www.castillodelamota.es

More information

Tourist Office of Medina del Campo

Address:

Plaza Mayor de la Hispanidad, 48. Medina del Campo. 47400 Valladolid.

Telephone: 983 811 357

Email: turismo@ayto-medinadelcampo.es

Website: http://www.medinadelcampo.es

Tourist Office of Valladolid

Address:

Pabellón de Cristal. Acera de Recoletos, s/n. Valladolid. 47004 Valladolid.

Telephone: 983 219 310

Fax: 983 217 860

Email: informacion@valladolidturismo.com

Email: oficinadeturismodevalladolid@jcyl.es

Website: http://www.info.valladolid.es

Opening hours

  • Summer
    • Tuesday to saturday: 11:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 19:00
    • Sundays and holidays: 11:00 – 14:00
  • Winter
    • Monday to saturday: 11:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 18:00
    • Sundays and holidays: 11:00 – 14:00

Tickets

Free

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