The Castle of Fatetar fits perfectly to the steep terrain of the hill. Besides, it is surrounded in part by a pit dug into the rock of very outstanding features. It is composed of two lines of walls and the fortress. We assure that it is worth visiting!
From the Castle of Fatetar, the whole town of Espera was dominated. It had a direct control over the Salado River and the countryside.
Legend has it that King Hespero built his sanctuary or an astronomical observatory. Roman remains have been found near the foundations, which can place its origin at the time. It is believed that Abd al-Rahman III ordered the construction of the Castle of Fatetar in the year 914, atop the ruins of a Visigoth fortress.
The set fits perfectly to the steep terrain of the hill. Besides, it is surrounded in part by a pit dug into the rock of very outstanding features. It is composed of two lines of walls and the fortress. We assure you that the visit is worth it!
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