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A well preserved building with many interesting frescoes. The views are far-reaching. Take note to... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Carcassonne Center, France
Really nice authentic village with excellent views over the plains and hills

spend a full day in the town, very nice to visit the monestary, church, have lunch on the square... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
Breda, The Netherlands
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

A well preserved building with many interesting frescoes. The views are far-reaching. Take note to wear sturdy shoes when climbing the steps as you also descend the same way and the stones are uneven.

Thank Vicenza2014
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Just had to see the little castle with its built in church complete with cloisters and many wall paintings unfortunately getting worse for wear

Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed September 29, 2017

It is located in a very picturesque village. Stop at the Tourist Information office for a map. Colegiata Santa Maria la Mayor is the major attraction, but there is also The Iglesia De San Miguel which is worth a quick look. The main reason to...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

spend a full day in the town, very nice to visit the monestary, church, have lunch on the square overlooking the valley and walk through the little streets.

Thank 88henk
Reviewed July 21, 2017

We wandered up the slope to the Colegiata during a week spent in Alquezar. Am no expert in church architecture but enjoyed the cloisters with their frescoes and the carvings on the capitals. The church itself has a huge altarpiece with many carvings. There are...More

Thank TeamGrr
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Worth a visit and the view is fantastic,bit of a climb to the entrance , so take it slow and enjoy the visit

Thank Alan G
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Been there a couple times and really liked it. It has a beautiful cloister with colourful frescoes depicting different scenes. It's location on the highest point of Alquézar also provides great views of the landscape. Pd. check opening times. I think the guide (actually the...More

Thank Jaime G
Reviewed July 6, 2017

You can see the castle from many miles away. When you get there its a fir uphill trek, but the views make it worthwhile. The history is evident as you walk around from the way the walls were made. The view from the top floor...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed February 22, 2017

This was very nice to see. Nothing like this in my country and it is very original made me feel back in time.

Thank Dawna B
Reviewed January 4, 2017

We were around Alquezar so we decided to stop by to take a look. The whole village was like a ghost town, we walked to this attraction and it was closed, you can only visit it in summer or during several weekends outside the high...More

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