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A good source of information.

The tower is manned by volunteers who provide information on local attractions and the area. All... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Historic Tower

Interested in History go visit the Tower nice little exhibition good for kids but don't throw them... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
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Calle Torreon 17, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

It costs only €1 or free on a Monday, to visit this attraction in the centre of La Cala. Many people walk right past but it really is worth a visit. You can go round this historic 'museum' as quickly or slowly as you wish....More

Thank Hilary C
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We have round towers in Ireland and Spain has them as castles, it is interesting to visit a place and find out some of its' history and you can do this in the Torreon as well as take fabulous pictures from the top battlement.

Thank RJGDublin
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I love visiting all the tourist attractions whilst on holiday so I was thrilled when I realised the tower was actually opened to visitors. There are two floors to the tower, the first has some models of the tower and others that are nearby, as...More

Thank rachelchlyons
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here - cant understand the negative reviews, some people have no brains. Arrived here and as you would expect from a small watchtower / fortress it's not that big so it's a quick visit. Interesting video introduction explaining the history behind the building. You...More

1  Thank GerHughes89
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The tower is manned by volunteers who provide information on local attractions and the area. All speak English and hope visitors make a contribution of E1 towards funds for a local charity simply for visiting the tower. However included in the price is a self-guided...More

Thank RobbieBStockport
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Interested in History go visit the Tower nice little exhibition good for kids but don't throw them off the top Nice to find out about your history

1  Thank Bootrav
Reviewed 25 December 2016

This refurbished tower stands proudly on the La Cala de Mijas Plaza. A reminder of troubled times and marauding pirates it is now a must climb viewpoint for the village and glorious beach. Tourist info available there too

1  Thank AlfredleStrange
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We found it boring and not very interesting. Lots of cigarette buts thrown around and as seems usual in la Cala, a number of dogs running around not on a leach and soiling the area.

1  Thank heinzalbert
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Only €1 per person and all for a good cause. This is an interesting piece of Spanish coastal history with a small museum area, gift shop, short video and great views from the open top floor.

1  Thank Mick W
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Very poor service rushed ,felt very unwelcome ,food standard and Luke warm ,no condiments brought to the table were not asked once if we were happy with our meals

Thank George B
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