Also known as El Buque (the ship) due to its
elongated shape, Penafiel Castle is 210 m long and 33 m wide. It was built in
the 15th century over much older fortifications.
The keep is rectangular; it is over 30 m high and has 14.5 m and 20 m at the
base. The keep is flanked by two courtyards.
Located close to river Duero, the former frontier between medieval Castilla
and the moorish south, it was owned by one of the most famous Spanish knights, the "Infante Don
Currently, the Penafiel Castle houses the
Provincial Museum of the Wines of Valladolid and can be visited on a
Peñafiel Castle Address:
Peñafiel, Av Constitución, 1, 47300 Peñafiel, Spain. Get
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