Castillo de los Duques de Alba is a castle-palace in Alba de Tormes, Salamanca province, Castile and León, Spain. It is the ancestral seat of the House of Alba. Today, the castle is in ruins and can be visited by the public.
The castle dates back to the 12th century when king Ferdinand II of León built a watchtower on a site overlooking the river Tormes.
Archaeological excavations were made to uncover the former splendour of the castle-palace in 1991.
How to get to?
From Salamanca 27 min (22.9 km) via CL-510
From Valladolid 1 hr 44 min (137 km) via A-62
From Madrid 2 hr 11 min (200 km) via A-50
Address: C. Castillo, s/n, 37800 Alba de Tormes, Salamanca, Spain