In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more.

Picasso. 'Guernica' Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.


In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.


This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile.

Monterrey Castle

  • Monterrey castle © Turespaña

    Monterrey castle © Turespaña





Siglo XII


Castillo de Monterrei s/n
32618 Monterrei
Ourense, Galicia

Telephone+34 988361360

Situated in a high part of Valle, near the city of Verín. Built in the 12th century by Alfonso Henríquez. It had enormous importance in the times of Pedro I the Cruel. In the 16th century it was used by Felipe el Hermoso to meet Cardinal Cisneros. It is built of stone in regular blocks. From the outside, the two towers - the Lady Tower and the Keep, built by Sancho Sánchez de Ulloa in 1482 - are outstanding.

Practical information



Jul 01 to Sep 30

Monday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

11:00 AM to 8:30 PM


Oct 01 to Jun 30

Wednesday to Sunday

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM



Free admission

Guided tours

Find tourist information in the surroundings

Very interesting

Related contents


spain is culture