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Castillo de la Mota

Avenida Castillo S/N, 47400 Medina del Campo, Spain
+34 983 81 27 24
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Amazing castle and well worth seeing

The first time I visited this castle was in the 1970s. While it wasn't a ruin, it wasn't like it is... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
When Spain was born...

The Castillo de la Mota is one of the biggest and well-preserved castles in Spain. The most famous... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
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Avenida Castillo S/N, 47400 Medina del Campo, Spain
+34 983 81 27 24
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

The first time I visited this castle was in the 1970s. While it wasn't a ruin, it wasn't like it is today. It was literally a castle sitting in the middle of a dirt field. Since then, the parking area was placed and a number...More

Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The Castillo de la Mota is one of the biggest and well-preserved castles in Spain. The most famous couple in the Spanish History -Isabel of Castilla and Fernando of Aragon- who created the first idea of a united Spain through their marriage, used it as...More

Thank SpanishPostman
Reviewed 19 December 2016

One of the most impressive castles I have visited in Spain. Worth visiting and enjoying the view within its walls. Dont miss it!

Thank Bernard W
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Found the castle the first time and happened on it the second time while we were tracing the Route of the Castles. Stunning building but as commented, all in Spanish as is the tour. Huge parking area sono trouble with the motorhome but prohibited overnight....More

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Been here many times but never took the organized tour of the Castle and tower. It was really interesting and informative. The guides spoke in Spanish, couldn't tell how the experience for an English speaker would be. However the feeling and entourage of the place...More

Thank Wiz85
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My fault really as I left my passport safe at home but if you're British make sure you have ID with you to the visit the tower. I've never heard of such a ridiculous requirement. Never been asked for ID to visit better places like...More

3  Thank andrew c
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great for pictures and historical information.This is a 15th century castle that you can walk around in some parts for free or take a guided tour for a fee. The guides do not speak English but we had a Spanish family with us who translated....More

Thank xiolung
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a beautiful castle well worth visiting. The tours are only in Spanish so the lady at the information centre suggested we went round on our own free of charge. There is plenty of parking available on site.

1  Thank Denise696
Reviewed 20 April 2016

A massive castle with a moat a three other layers of defence. It opens at 11 and closes at 14:00 so timing your visit is important. Visitors have limited access, you can't walk on the ramparts as a result you get no view. One internal...More

3  Thank david a
CastillodelaMota, Director de Recepción at Castillo de la Mota, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

I’m sorry because the castle is much more impressive with a guided tour. There are guided tours but only for groups and there are audio guides (visit and explanation with the audio guide, available in Spanish, English and French , of the Iron Age archaeological...More

Reviewed 9 October 2015

Great castle with lots of historical significance. Easy walk from the town. Worth a visit when in Medina del Campo. You can walk around the grounds and inside the main part for free if you wish even on off hours. If you wish to see...More

2  Thank Debbybcn
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