Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

The Fort or Castle of Bellaguarda: located on the Panissars saddle, a strategic point that separates the comarca Vallespir from the Alt Empordà

The Fort or Castle of Bellaguarda, Bellaguàrdia or Bellesguard (cat. El Fort o Castell de Bellaguarda, Bellaguàrdia, fr. Fort de Bellegarde) is a modern-day military fortress located in the communal district of Pertús, in the Vallespir region (North Catalonia).

It is located on the Panissars saddle, a strategic point that separates the comarca Vallespir from the …

More
Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

Rodonyà Castle is a monument protected as a cultural asset of national interest, in the municipality of Rodonyà (Alt Camp)

Rodonyà Castle (El Castell de Rodonyà) is a monument protected as a cultural asset of national interest, in the municipality of Rodonyà (Alt Camp).

The castle is located in the center of the town, near the church. It is a stone building of large proportions and quadrangular floor plan.

Its external structure is still in good condition. …

More
Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

The Castle Floresta: a Gothic architecture, converted into a residential palace in 1569

The Castle Floresta (cat. El Castell de la Floresta) is a castle in Floresta (Garrigues) declared a cultural asset of national interest.

It is a Gothic castle, converted into a residential palace in 1569. Together with the Espluga Calba Castle, they are the best preserved in Garrigues. Built on limestone rock, the facade is made entirely …

More