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Great views and history.

The castle has recently been subject to restoration work, and after many visits to this area the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David W
Ilkley, United Kingdom
For the views.

This castle lies at the top of a little white village. The castle is not that special, but the... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Antwerp, Belgium
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Jimena de la Frontera, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle has recently been subject to restoration work, and after many visits to this area the castle really is a must to appreciate the historical importance of Andalusia. There is a small parking area at the front,but the best way is to walk up...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018

This castle lies at the top of a little white village. The castle is not that special, but the walk from the bottom to the top through the little white streets is nice. The views are fantastic, if the sky is clear you can see...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Beautiful views and a very friendly village. It's just very noisy, for those who are looking for more tranquility, which can be found on the outskirts.

Thank Venerina
Reviewed June 17, 2018

If you are close to Algeciras, San Roque, La Linea or Gibraltar. The Jimena Castle would be a good get away. It is built up a mountain and has a amazing view of the valley, the small Jimena town and in a clear day you...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Is wonderful to know and see how a medieval castle, is in mint condition with all these yards and stone paths. The location allow to enjoy of wonderful views and a breathtaking landscape. Also the day that we came we could see a medieval performance,...More

Thank Ale Jandro B
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Despite dodging the rain showers was well worth the hike up the STEEP cobbled streets to visit. Great views from the two "ends" of the castle and also an interesting cemetery to visit.

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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

At the top of the hill is a castle, and a cemetery both are worth the visit. It’s been sympathetically restored and is a fantastic vantage point to espy eagles, vultures and hawks circling above. It’s a history lesson, plenty to see, explore, touch, marvel...More

Thank KevinShore
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

We highly recommend making the up hill climb to the castle in Jimena de la Frontera. If the visitor center in the church just blow is open, stop first for some interesting history and information on the area. The views are magnificent especially on a...More

Thank s2smoss
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

It's a bit of a steep climb from the car park jist below the castle but well worth the effort. We had vultures and buzzards circling above us as we wandered through the castle grounds and on a perfect November day it was so peaceful....More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed October 20, 2017

We drove through Los Angeles on the way to Jamena de la Frontera and spotted this beautiful castle at the top of the village. Once we settled in to our villa, we went to explore the castle. It is quite a walk to get to...More

Thank Linda B
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