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Some good photo opportunities

A nice way to spend an hour strolling around this lovely castle. Plenty of photo opportunities and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ruth G
via mobile
Great few hours in the castle

I think nearly everybody else has managed to convey what a magical and fantastic place this is, so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris C
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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All year open from Wednesday to Sunday. Visit our webpage for further info.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Finca La Carraca S/N | Carretera Costa del Sol, 29639, Benalmadena, Spain
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+34 678 03 40 11
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A nice way to spend an hour strolling around this lovely castle. Plenty of photo opportunities and a fascinating place. Check opening times to avoid disappointment and there is a car park close to the castle.

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think nearly everybody else has managed to convey what a magical and fantastic place this is, so I’m going to add a bit about the practicalities of getting there and a bit about refreshments. Travelling from Benalmádena there are two ways of getting there...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Please be sure to check opening times as i got a taxi to castle with my kids only to find it was closed. We were so disappointed. But im sure its a lovely place

1  Thank Mizzcarol
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This is a magical place created with obvious love and talent by the owner family. Incredible array of artistry in the many buildings and ornate designs of this outdoor monumental endeavor. Each building and area has information about what it represents and the history involved.....More

1  Thank Mojaquera
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We are staying in Benelmdna pueblo we have stayed here before but never visited castle so glad we did this time 10 min walk down hill 15 back as steep!! Lovely place to go see 2 Euro to get in view is lovely worth a...More

1  Thank suespenc
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I really recommend this place to visit, although built 20 years ago (90'). Beautiful castle and amazing views. Easy to get there as well as by car as by train (30 minutes walk up from Torremuelle station). Entrance 2€, you are given small description of...More

Thank Turystka42
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The castle was built in 1987, so it is not of any historical value. It is a bit tacky, but I think children might enjoy it and it only costs 2 euros per person.

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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Got an uber to this destination! It's not advisable to walk as its up a steep hill. The entrance fee is a few euros, and you get a sheet with information on the site. The site in set on about an acre, and it's truly...More

1  Thank Tom A
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

A very nice monument - from an architectural point of view, amazing. Yet we expected something bigger based on the pictures (but it still looks great). A bit remote, as location, and we found the visiting schedule very restrictive.

Thank diapunctc
Reviewed July 18, 2018

We visited today as we saw it from Benalmadena Pueblo and walked down from the village. We both really enjoyed it, was lovely to walk around and follow the trail. So many interesting features to see. Nice little seating area with vending machine. Have admiration...More

Thank Joanne F
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Philip F
September 12, 2018|
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Response from werw | Reviewed this property |
A very long uphill walk from balmoral. Dont know about taxi fare but i got the 121 bus which goes to mijas and got off at benalmadena pueblo and from there its a short walk down to colomares which is well worth a visit.
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Emiii23
September 2, 2018|
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Response from Turystka42 | Reviewed this property |
For sure 10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m., then fiesta and again in the afternoon between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. I don't know if it concerns also other periods (after July and August). I recommend checking the hours before arrival.
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Mizzcarol
August 26, 2018|
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Hours are: 10-13.30 and 17-21.
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