The Duques de Alba castle dates back to the 12th century

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.

Working hours

Friday
10AM–2PM
4–8PM

Saturday
10AM–2PM
4–8PM

Sunday
10AM–8PM

Monday
Closed

Tuesday
10AM–2PM
4–8PM

Wednesday
10AM–2PM
4–8PM

Thursday
10AM–2PM
4–8PM

How to get to?

From Salamanca 27 min (22.9 km) via CL-510

From Madrid 2 hr 11 min (200 km) via A-50

Address: C. Castillo, s/n, 37800 Alba de Tormes, Salamanca, Spain

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