According to the land registry of the Marquis de la Ensenada (1753), in the middle of the XVIII century the tower belonged to the family Coloma. It is lowered because that the characteristic battlements that tops off the upper part of this type of construction were missed.

It has two gateways, located in the Southwest and Northeast facades respectively. It shows some pointed hollows and loopholes and, on the top floor, like a gallery formed by small continuous windows and protected by a cornice, the dovecote is.

Historical Data

Castle / Fortress / Watchtower


Maltranilla (Valle de Mena). 09585 Burgos.

More information

Tourist Office of Villasana de Mena


C/ Eladio Bustamante s/n. Villasana de Mena (Valle de Mena). 09580 Burgos.

Telephone: 947 141 341



Tourist Office Regional of Burgos


Pza. Alonso Martínez, 7. Burgos. 09003 Burgos.

Telephone: 947 203 125

Fax: 947 276 529