Tower of the Counts of Altamira
In Proba de Burón.
A Fortress: a medieval castle
The castle of Proba de Burón, exists since before 1467, suffered several attacks from the Irmandiños and is located in Chao de Proba de Burón, a town in the municipality of A Fonsagrada, forming part of the spectacular landscape that frames the Eo-Oscos-Terras Biosphere Reserve of Burón, the Natura 2000 Network and the Network of Geodestines of Galicia.
On a hill, at the top of the village, this important medieval castle, also known as “A Fortaleza”, is today in ruins, being visible in the vestiges of the enclosure a part of the tower that continues to show the elegance of yesteryear.
The houses that existed in the castle, today are only history, like the four corner towers, but the construction still shows its beauty, the same as the whole environment, with wonderful views and a dreamy nature.
A place to visit while enjoying a well-deserved relaxation and you know the area, full of unique treasures like this tower that seems invincible to time.
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