The Castle of Cullera

Pujada Castell, s/n, 46400 Cullera, Valencia

Cultural Visit

The Castle of Cullera is a construction of the tenth century (caliphate period), built over the remains of another Ibero- Roman edification. By the time of the reconquest, the King Jaime I decided to reform it and expand the fortress.

The complex consists of 5 towers, the fortress and two fortified enclosures, as well as "Alt de Fort" , a strongpoint built at XIX century during the Second Carlist War. Also in XIX century, ,the Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Castle, was built next to the Castle. It is a beautiful construction of neo- romantic origin.

The stroll between its walls is a return to the past. Walking around its hallways and emblematic rooms letting your imagination run wild, putting yourself in the shoes of everyone who lived and fought between the walls of this sturdy fortress more than 10 centuries ago, it is an experience that nobody should miss. During the visit we can enjoy the museum, the Virgin chapel and, of course, the weapons room.

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Schedule

From October 01 to March 31:

  • From 10:00 to 14:00h and from 16:00 to 18:00h.

From April 01 to September 30:

  • From 10:00 to 13:00h and from 17:30 to 20:30h.

CLOSED:

  • Mondays.
  • December 24, 25 and 31 and January 01.

Location

Address:

Pujada Castell, nn, 46400 Cullera, Valencia

How to get there:

The Castle-Museum can be accessed in two ways: 

  1. Access on foot, from the Municipal Market in the historical centre and walking along the “revueltas” with the oratorios for the fourteen stations of the Cross  or Via Crucis.
  2. By wheeled vehicle, bus, car, motorbike or bicycle - from ”José Mongrell” square and from the “Pujada del Santuari” street.
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