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“Old castle”

Castello della Fava
Ranked #3 of 7 things to do in Posada
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

it's worth it.Super view from the top. Also there is a bar to grab a beer or a coffee. You need shoes to go up. Flip flops not very good for the walk.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robert W
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Great views from the top - lots of ladder stairs to get up there, culminating in an actual ladder on the final section. Tricky with small children and not for those who don't like heights. Not good for those with mobility problems either. Lovely little town surrounds the castle.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank YorkLemonMeringue
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

To be completely honest the castle is the only thing of note to see in the town ( I am excluding the beach) its perched high up on top of the hill and offers fabulous views across the countryside and seaside . The views are a great photo opportunity and the walk below the castle through the cobbled streets of the old town are quite spectacular.
The entrance fee is only 3 euro pp so not expensive but its more of tower than a castle, and the the fable of how it got its name ( castle of the bean is amusing ) so I would definitely recommend a visit. However ladies one word of caution, to get to the top you have to climb a short ladder through a sort of manhole, so if you are planning a visit do not a skirt or dress, shorts or trousers are required assuming you wish to retain your modesty.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

3Euro per adult to get up there.
Beautiful views, slightly scary open windows in the tower, watch your kid all the time!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank blabla1978
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view. From here it is possible to see all the village, the amazing cost and the mountains. Really recommended

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Simone F
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