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Castles in Begur

4 castles in Begur

Castles in Begur
Begur Castle
Begur Castle is one of the attractions of this town. Access is free and it is located in the upper area of ​​the city, so you can drive almost to the top. Then you have to walk along a paved trail until you reach the castle, which is perfectly preserved. Its location makes it perfect to exploit the topography of the Terran. The castle is related to the history of pirates and sailors in the area. Take care with young children because there are some protected areas as the tower is crumbling. The views from the castle of Begur and the Medes Islands are wonderful, where there are usually lots of tourists and water sports enthusiasts. It is worth spending some time just listening and watching the closeness of the sea. There are not usually many tourists around the castle, only a few locals who are walking their dog. The climb is not too difficult because it is very short. Also if you go in summer, Begur has wonderful coves and beaches to enjoy.
Castles in Begur
Esclanyá Castle
On the road that joins Begur with Palafrugell something that really catches the eye is the striking historic nucleus of Esclanyá, which is a territory that belonged to the Lord of Cruilles and that's now attached to the town of Begur. Esclanyá Castle is one of the buildings that defines the sky-line, along with the bell tower of St. Stephen's Church, which dates back to the 14th century. The construction maintains Roman ruins, is rectangular, and although its north and west facades are hidden between paired structures in its south and east facades you can see the arc right in the middle.
Castles in Begur
Castles in Begur