The oldest reference to Sobroso Castle dates back to 1096.
Back then, the castles was the property of the Counts of Galicia, dona Urraca and don Raimundo
of Burgundy, the Mitra of Tui.
The Sobroso Castle that stands today dates back to the 14th
or 15th century construction consisting of 2 enclosures. The outer one is irregular and the
entrance is made through a drawbridge, and the inner one is rectangular with its keep on its
In the 15th century, Sobroso Castle saw the fight between
the Sarmientos and Pedro Madruga, but after that the castle wasn't much active.
Sobroso Castle Today - Visitor Info
Sobroso is one of the most beautiful castles of Galicia. It
stands high on a mountain commanding a vast area.
Located in the Villasobroso village in Galicia, the castle is easily
accessible and it is open for visitors. The castle also hosts an ethnographic museum.
Sobroso Castle Map&Location
Sobroso Castle (Galician Castelo do sobroso) is located in the vilage of
Villasobroso (Mondariz) in Galicia, Spain.
Directions: PO-4402, 36870 Mondariz, Spain
Aproximate Geographic Coordinates: 42.205972, -8.463750
Sobroso Castle (Castillo del Sobroso) in a larger map