Stones with legends to tell
Castle of the Marqueses de Villafranca
The building, erected in the early 16th century, is a large square structure with round cubes in the corners and palatial chambers around a central courtyard.
Villafranca was a royal and a noble realm alternatively. It was governed, among others. The daughter of the first Marquis, María Osorio Bazán and her husband, Pedro Álvarez de Toledo (second Marquis of Villafranca) had the present castle built.
- Civil engineering
- Predominant styles:
- Historical Period:
- Early modern period
Plaza Prim, s/n. Villafranca del Bierzo. 24500 León.
Tourist Office of Villafranca del Bierzo
Avda Díez Ovelar, 10. Villafranca del Bierzo. 24500 León.
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