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Santa Catalina Castle

  • Santa Catalina castle © Turespaña

    Santa Catalina castle © Turespaña

  

Category

Castle

Date

Ibérico

Carretera del Neveral 5
23001 Jaén
Jaén, Andalusia
Jaén

Telephone+34 953120733 - +34 953190455

E-mailoficinaturismo@aytojaen.es

Websitehttp://www.turjaen.org/

A castle standing amid olive groves

The site offers visitors the chance to enjoy the fabulous views over the city of Jaén, and over an outstanding natural landscape.

The imposing castle stands on the hill of Santa Catalina. It has been modified over the years and its history is full of military events. The old citadel was made up of three fortifications, of which only the Alcázar Nuevo (New Fortress), built after the Castilian conquest, and parts of the walls are still standing. It currently houses an interesting Interpretation Centre where visitors can learn more about its history.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Oct 01 to Jun 30

Monday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

 

Jul 01 to Sep 30

Monday to Saturday

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Sunday

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Rates

 

General: €3,5

Reduced: €1,5

Services
Corporate events
Conference room

Accessibility
Lift
Car park

Find tourist information in the surroundings

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