Castle of Almodóvar del Río, one of the new settings for Game of Thrones

If you are a follower of "Game of Thrones" you will know that the producers of the series have chosen several locations in Spain to shoot the new season. Among them is the Castle of Almodóvar del Río , which will be closed to the public until November 16, precisely because the recordings are already taking place.

As explained on the castle’s website, the production company requested that the entrance to the castle be blocked from November 4 to 16 for filming. Today at Vuela Viajes we tell you more details about this fortress located in the province of Córdoba.

Of Arab origin

The castle that we show you today is the main tourist attraction in Almodóvar del Río, a municipality located in the region of Valle Medio del Guadalquivir . It is a fortress of Arab origin that was built around the year 740. It is important to bear in mind that due to its strategic location, on a hill of about 252 meters next to the Guadalquivir, it was of great importance in the defense of Córdoba.


The remarkable corners of the castle

Two of its nine towers stand out from the castle. We refer to the Torre del Homenaje and the Torre de la Escuela. However, the parade ground, the ramparts and the wells are also worth seeing.

Different possibilities of visit

Finally, we want to comment that the castle can be visited in three ways: simple visit, theatrical guided tour by the King’s Mayordomo and theatrical guided tour by the Count of Torralva. In addition, schools can opt for the theatrical visit for schools. On the other hand, you should know that numerous activities are organized monthly so that visitors can experience how the inhabitants of that time lived: medieval meals, combats, troubadours who liven up the tour, storytelling, archery …

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