The castle of Jalance – a fortress of Muslim origin

The castle of Jalance in the Valencian Community is a fortress of Muslim origin built in the 11th century with subsequent Christian reforms. Located on a hill above the municipality of Jalance, in the Ayora-Cofrentes Valley.

In the 19th century the walls were restored to shelter the population during the civil wars between Carlists and Liberals.

The upper building, approximately 300 m² in size, can be reached by a staircase that connects to the corridor and rooms. In this building you will find a fireplace, stoves and a bunker.

Jalance is a municipality in the Valencian Community, Spain. Belonging to the province of Valencia, in the region of Valle de Ayora.

GPS coordinates: 39°11′32″N 1°04′46″W

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