ROUTE OF THE CASTLES IN LA RIOJA
In this article we are going to talk about the route of the castles in La Rioja. Whenever we talk about things to do in La Rioja we always talk about the rich gastronomy or the great variety of Rioja wines, but this time we want to talk about other activities in La Rioja that we can do to spend some unforgettable days.
On our website you will be able to find detailed information on each of the castles that we suggest, but we would like to give you a brief summary so that you can get an idea of the richness of our heritage and practice one of the lesser-known activities in La Rioja.
Here are some of them:
The Walls of Clavijo Castle (60 kilometers from Haro) stand on top of the mountain with stunning views, as they controlled in his time the valleys of the rivers Iregua and Leza.
Castle of Agoncillo (62 kilometers from Haro) or also called Castle of the Aguas Mansa that we will find if we do the road to Santiago. It is a very well preserved and beautiful castle.
Castle of Leiva (22 kilometers from Haro). Located in the town of Leiva formed by four towers and declared of Cultural Interest of La Rioja.
Torre Fuerte de Torremontalbo Tower (17 kilometers from Haro). Currently used as a dwelling in the possession of the Montalvo family.
Briones Fortress (7 kilometers), located a short distance from Haro and located in the highest part of the municipality of Briones. Nowadays we can visit the remains of the tower.
Davalillo Castle (14 kilometers from Haro), located in San Asensio, formed by the walled enclosure and its keep. Every year in the pilgrimage of the virgin of Davalillo the inhabitants of the village go up to the castle to celebrate this festivity.
Here you have a small explanation about some of the castles near Haro. On our website you will find more information about Castles in La Rioja. We recommend this type of visit so that you can take advantage and spend the day in these towns in La Rioja and enjoy.