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What a view

Visited in the September of 2017 and enjoyed the afternoon visiting the castle. Easy to access from... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
GaryK1168
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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
Guided tour in English

Booked in advance and met at Archaological Museum which is just below. Did not know this is a... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Allan L
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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22 Jan 2018
“What a view”
3 Oct 2018
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Cerro del Castillo, 30840 Alhama de Murcia, Spain
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Only organised trips once a month on sat & sun, must be booked via tourist office, 3€. Good views and walk up bit tiring. Web site not clear not generally open.v

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Guide was very knowledgeable and it was a good history lesson in the Moors and Christians battling for the area. It is a bit of a climb but everybody made it up there. Price was good as I booked through the Museo. Great views of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Visited in the September of 2017 and enjoyed the afternoon visiting the castle. Easy to access from motorway and we'll signposted. The castle was well restored and in beautiful condition. Facilities were great had a lovely lunch at the top and as for the views...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank GaryK1168
Reviewed 27 May 2017

After a big walk up the hill to castle to collect your tickets and walk around with a personal voice device to tell you the storey of the castle

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank DurhamHazey
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Booked in advance and met at Archaological Museum which is just below. Did not know this is a building on top of Roman baths. The castle is really a walled watchtower. Lots of steps up. Renovation an ongoing project stopped for now. The guide was...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We drove up from our apartment in Isla Plana for a weekend break at the Marriposa. Visiting all the landmarks and wine towns in the area. It was also a fiesta weekend so the sounds and sites were spectacular. The castellated looks down on you...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely visit to alhama town and was nice to look up at the castle it looks like work is being carried out at the moment

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

From time to time the excellent Tourist Office put on visits in English and at only €3 it is a bargain. Ignacio who sub contracts for this is a very knowledgable guide. There are over 300 steps so you need to be reasonably fit to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Alcazares48
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Great castle to vist, really interesting. Amazing views across the town and surrounding area. They are still in the process of restoring parts of the castle (there was one crane there when we visited) but do not let this put you off. Quite a steep...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Jim W
Reviewed 17 August 2015

This castle seems to be taking forever to complete the renovations but each time I come to Alhama I always stop and climb the steps if only for the views. The cranes are still working at the top but along the way you have th...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank GabeC
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