Stones with legends to tell
Castle of Valdecorneja
It has a strategic location, overlooking the river and the bridge from the highest vantage point in the valley.Built on an ancient castro (vernacular structure) in the 12th century and rebuilt between the 14th and 15th centuries. I is square in shape and has a total surface of around 1.700 m2, not including certain sections are not preserved today, such as the moat, the pigeon loft, the stables, the iron gate,’
The main gate is topped by a pointed arch with large keystones. On the right stands the tower of homage, square, which leads to the battlements and turrets.
- Castle / Fortress / Watchtower
- Predominant styles:
Paseo del Castillo, s/n. El Barco de Ávila. 05600 Ávila.
Tourist Office of Barco de Ávila (El)
Plaza de la Constitución, 7. El Barco de Ávila. 05600 Ávila.
Tourist Office Regional of Ávila
- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10 – 14:00 and 17 – 20
- Sunday: 10 – 14.00
- Closed: thursday
- Closed in the afternoon: wednesday and sunday
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