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El Castell de Guadalest

Guadalest, Spain
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Great views

About an hour south from Javea. Road up to castle has lots of bends and some steep drops but gives... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
Amazing views

Came here from a VERY crowded Fonts de l'Algar, and as it is said to be one of the most visited... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Guadalest, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago

About an hour south from Javea. Road up to castle has lots of bends and some steep drops but gives a glimpse of the castle up ahead at top of valley. Plenty of parking on arrival at €2. Short walk with steps past cafes and...More

Thank HROxon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here from a VERY crowded Fonts de l'Algar, and as it is said to be one of the most visited villlages in Spain, we were expecting more queues. It WAS busy, but no problem parking and not overcrowded. Lots of ubiquitous gift shops, but...More

Thank SLC2501
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this Castle on a beautifully hot, sunny day. The Parking is easy and cheap and you can walk to the castle up a winding path that is lined with souvenir shops and very pretty. It was 8 Euros to go into the House...More

Thank Jess-Harpenden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views on top of the castle are amazing and you are able to see over most of guadalest and all of its beauty. You do need to pay into the castle which is only a few euros, and will take about an hour to...More

Thank Emilychapm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It took us approx. 1.5 -2 hours to drive here from Torrevijera. It cost 3€for parking. Many cute shops you can explore and the view from top of the castle is beautiful and worth to see.

Thank Pipillix
Reviewed 1 week ago

We combined the place with fantastic lunch in Xorta restaurant nearby, so it ended up as a nice half-day tour from Benidorm. Castle museum is worth visiting, you can see interiors, painting on the walls and of course a great view to the lake and...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Guadalest as we had heard a lot about it, the Castle was well worth the visit with stunning views. The town is quite small so it is best to go early, there is limited parking iin public car parks for 2€. Coaches started arriving...More

Thank landy87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was really a beautiful place to visit, the views were fantastic and the place was steeped in history you could almost feel yourself transported back in time.

Thank Anita K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Parking: You have to pay 3 € for parking and there is also a fee if you want to visit the main mansion and the castle ruins at the top. The place is nice, but feels like a souvenir shop. All shops are made for...More

1  Thank Gempylus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main part of the village is easily accessible from a couple of car parks just outside, which also represent great value for money (think we were 2 Euro for the whole day). Short walk into the village and some local cafes will provide food...More

Thank David M
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Shayleigh R
30 May 2017|
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Response from Smirny_12 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lie the others have already advised, you would be better off hiring a car, it is easy to find, just follow the signs for Benidorm and instead of turning off right follow the signs for Guadalest. The road to the dam was... More
Carol B
6 October 2016|
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Response from Maurice M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about that but many coach trips make a detour up here and it is well worth the effort.