Castle of Baños de la Encina.

Baños de la Encina

This is one of the best-preserved castles in all al-Andalus. Its solid tabiyya walls, made of dry mud rich in lime, are the best example of al-Andalus military architecture of all Europe. Throughout history, the castle has served as a shelter for warriors, a home to royalty, a parish cemetery and even a film set for El Capitán Trueno and El Santo Grial. Undoubtedly, it is one of the tour’s castles that makes an impression in a unique setting.

Location map
Location and Access

A4, exit 288, along the regional road 

C/ Callejón del Castillo, 1. Baños de la Encina.

  • Latitude:  38.170253
  • Longitude:  -3.775475
Visiting Times


From Monday to Friday (Tuesday closed)

  • Mornings: 11:00 a.m. and 13:00. Evenings: 17:00 (Summer: 19:00)

Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays

  • Mornings: 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 13:30. Evenings: 16:30, 17:45 and 18:15. (Summer: 18:00, 19:15 and 19:45)
Other Services
  • Guided tours
  • Large car park for vehicles of all types