Strictly military rectangular castle. Construction started in the early 13th century by the Order of the Hospital Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem, upon their return from the first Crusade.

It was part of a defensive triangle that also included the bastions of Montealgre and Valdenebro (the latter no longer standing).

Historical Data

Construction:
Castle / Fortress / Watchtower

Address

Castillo. Villalba de los Alcores. 47639 Valladolid.

More information

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