Castillo del Aguila, Gaucin

4.4
#423 of 1,474 in Things to do in Costa del Sol
Must see · Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Situated high above the city, Castillo del Aguila boasts an ancient heritage and superb views of the surrounding landscape. The imposing structure was originally established in Roman times, although it has been rebuilt on several occasions over the centuries. Tour the picturesque castle grounds and admire the stunning vista. Keep your eyes peeled for a number of local birds, including vultures, thrushes, and the eagles that give the castle its name. Although the paved trail up looks daunting, most visitors can manage the hike without too much difficulty. A cafe at the top serves drinks, but it's still a good idea to bring a bottle of water with you. Plan to see Castillo del Aguila and other attractions that appeal to you using our Gaucin route planning website.
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  • Great place to walk to and investigate. Free entry, no areas cordoned off, access all areas and easy to spend an hour or so here if that's your thing. We throughly enjoyed the freedom of the place...  more »
  • Great views of the mediterranean and at times from north african cost. You can also catch a view of Gibraltar.  more »
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  • Great place, nice walk, bit hazy bit great view towards Gibraltar and Africa
  • Views down to Gibraltar and Africa beyond on a good day
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