Web Links

photo burguillos del cerrophoto covarrubiasphoto lorda








This is a personal selection of sites that I use frequently and recommend to others in having serious and original content on Spanish castles.

CastillosNet (Spanish)
An excellent gazetteer with detailed descriptions and photo albums of most castles throughout Spain.

Castles.nl (English)
A site with information on many castles throughout Europe with a large selection of Spanish castles . Formerly called Mot’s Castle Page.

Spanish Association of Friends of Castles (Spanish)
An association promoting the study and conservation of Spanish castles. Arranges conferences and field trips to various parts of Spain.

Castillos de Espana (Spanish)
Basic details and photos of many Spanish Castles.

Foundation of Castles of Catalunya (Catalan)
Detailed descriptions of a selection of castles within Catalonia. Arranges site visits and some Itineraries for cultural visits are on this site.

Medieval Castles of Catalunya (Catalan)
Excellent site with photo’s and descriptions of many sites with Catalonia

Castles of Palencia (Spanish)
Detailed descriptions of the fortification of this province in Extremadura.

Castles of Cadiz (Spanish)
Detailed information on the medieval history of the region and many castle photos.

Castle Studies Group (English)
An organisation for everyone who is serious about castles. Their website has information, articles and links covering all aspects of medieval castle studies. Membership is open to all.

Medieval Catalunya (Catalan) A website detailing most castles, town walls and other fortifications as well as churches and other medieval sites throughout Cataluna


Photos on this page: Top left - right. Burguillos del Cerro; Covarrubias; Lorda, Romanesque keep.