Centro de Interpretación de la Orden Calatrava

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Castillo de Alcaudete. 23660, Alcaudete How to get

The restoration works that are putting the fortress in value, have generated an interpretation center, where the visitor can learn about the historical evolution of the building, from its origin as an Almohad fortress, through the transformations developed by the Calatravian friars and the construction of a new castle, equipped with the necessary rooms to develop a conventual life in it; until concluding with the construction inside, the palace of the lords of the town.



Tuesday to Friday: at 11:30 am. and at 4:30 p.m. (May, June, July, August and September always at 5:30 p.m.). Saturdays and Sundays: at 11:00 a.m. Closed Monday

At the same time, learn first-hand, the origin and history of the Military Order of Calatrava, the function of a castle on the border with the Nazari kingdom of Granada, the way of life and internal structure of the Order, and finally, the war devices used both for the assault and for the defense of a fortress, as well as the manual and personal weaponry, more used by the freires or monk-knights.

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