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Well worth a visit

From a distance it is hard to distinguish the castle from the rocks it is perched on. Up close the... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
If you love castles you'll love this!

This castle is in superb condition considering it is almost 1000 years old! Admission is great... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
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All reviews well worth a visit an hour large car park audio tour great value gift shop worth the detour amazing views wrap up warm surrounding countryside castle drive spain kingdom huesca heaven film
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

From a distance it is hard to distinguish the castle from the rocks it is perched on. Up close the castle is beautiful and in good repair considering its age. We spent several hours exploring, going up and down stairs and seeing amazing views from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

This castle is in superb condition considering it is almost 1000 years old! Admission is great value and provides the option of audio so you get to immerse yourself in Spanish history. The views from the top are absolutely amazing. Well worth a visit. (If...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank matilda514
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We decided to pass by this castle on our way from Huesca to Pamplona and it was well worth the detour. Especially if you know spanish, the extra 2 euros per person for the guided tour is well worth it. The guided are knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AndrewF31_KA
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Very reasonably priced entry and plenty to see once in. Tells the history of Spain at a level most tourists do not see. Well worth a visit, but watch out there are a lot of steps and hills to walk up so you need to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank TheTravelGroup
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Park up in the large car park and a two minute walk takes you to a beautiful viewpoint overlooking the plains south into Spain. The castle itself is best seen from outside, you can pay to go inside but tbh it's nicer seen from the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank MountainGirlGavarnie
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Many years ago we watched the film Kingdom of heaven about the Knights Templar in the Holy Lands and this castle was featured in it. So we searched the web and here we are again back to Loarre a beautiful sight. Now with the addition...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I wanted to see Huesca on an overnight trip from Zaragoza and thought of also vIsiting Loarre Castle. I decided against it because I read that it was a little difficulty to go by public transportation. However the city of Huesca offers guided tours of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank My_Aunt
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I am not one for going in to attractions like these. I enjoy the majesty of the buildings and the surrounding countryside. So my recommendation is for the drive up to the castle, the excellent parking, the facilities prior to entering the castle, the view...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lawrencecsullivan
Reviewed 14 September 2017

If you are in the this part of Spain you can't miss this castle, which as everyone has mentioned before, features in the film Kingdom of Heaven. Externally it is picture perfect sitting out on a rock overlooking a plain below. Adults pay 4.50 and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Ray V
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I can bet that more than 25% of the visitors pay this castle a call after the fame it gained for Kingdom for Heaven shot partly here in 2004. This castle is doubtless one of the most emblematic fortresses in Spain. Its well-kept condition makes...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Pooja D
21 July 2016|
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Response from Joseph H | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Roberts answer is good, however I'm fairly certain a pre book for castle entrance is not needed. I would plan to be there at opening hour if you'd like a bit of quietness in your exploration as it is a tourbus favorite... More