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Castle of the Dukes of Frias

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Quite the sight, but what a drive!

I came across Frias on Instagram and thought it would fit into our journey. What I didn't know is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark H
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Nicely kept!

Good place to visit. Less than a kilometer hick from the parking area. Must pay to enter the... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
AlexF939
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Tampa, FL
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1 week ago
“Quite the sight, but what a drive!”
3 May 2018
“Nicely kept!”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came across Frias on Instagram and thought it would fit into our journey. What I didn't know is that my navigation would send us over sandy paths with a 12% incline, where cattle and donkeys walked along the road, and people were hunting boars!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Good place to visit. Less than a kilometer hick from the parking area. Must pay to enter the interiors. The outside is well maintained and clean.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AlexF939
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Frias is listed as on of the prettiest villages in Spain. We entirely agreed, having visited 3 of the other 'prettiest villages', half of our group thought that Frias was THE BEST. The streets are narrow, medieval, largely restored and really very interesting. We took...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

We visited Frias at the suggestion of our hotel concierge since we were on our way north from Segovia and it turned out to be well worth the stop. Although I would not suggest it as a trip on its own, it's a pleasant stop...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

Definitely a must if you are passing through the medieval town of Frias - a small and well conserved castle where once in you are able to reach high heights. it is truly and magnifent view and all for €1.50!

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank madmek
Reviewed 22 July 2015

It's a fabulous small castle clinging to the crags, with a commanding view of the countryside. We didn't get to go in since its opening hours are limited, so I?ll have to go back some other time.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

A small castle in a spectacular location. A token entry fee allows you to climb to the battlements at the top and peer over to the cobbled streets of the old town below.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank PyramidPaul
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Frias is a very small medieval village northern Burgos. All the small houses and well restored castle walls and towers makes of it one of the most beautiful Spanish villages they say, and they're right. Select a sunny day and also enjoy a swim on...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank HugoSampaio
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Frias is a tiny medieval village, glorious place, with the most incredible castle overlooking the village. When we researched ahead of our Basque Country trip we thought it was very special so we incorporated it into the itinerary. It was a steep long (beautiful) drive...More

Date of experience: July 2014
4  Thank LondonTraveller848
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