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Castillo de Colomares was built between 1987 and 1994 as a tribute to Christopher Colombus. It is not really a castle but is still worth a look around. Castillo de Colomares is a curiosity that stands out. It can be seen from the church gardens in Benalmadena Pueblo and looking down on the building is amazing. The folly has been built with beautiful gardens surrounding it. The design and intricate stonework is fantastic and its hard to beleive that it was designed by a doctor and built by two local builders in there spare time. The views from the castle are stunning like most of the views from the hills and mountains in the area. It is a fitting tribute to Christopher Colombus.
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By Car If entering the town from Fuengirola Take the Ctra Costa del sol. From Torromolinos use the N340 and pick up the A368 if entering from the Marbella side (west) then use the A7 exit 217 onto the A368 then click & go to the nearest car park.
By Bus The best place to exit the bus is outside Benalmadena Pueblo. The best option from Malaga, Torremolinos and Benalmadena is the M112 For bus schedules click here. To monitor your progress on the bus use click & go by going to Benalmadena Pueblo then click on the icon on the map. This will help you to get off at the right bus stop.
By Train The nearest train station is Torremuelle. It is on the malaga Fuengirola train line, so If travelling from Malaga, Fuengirola or Torremolinos train is best option click here for more details. But its a good walk from the station.
There is limited free parking outside the castle but it does not get that over crowded. For directions click on the red icon on the map below.
2 euro's Adults 1, 30 for children
Winter: 10am to 2pm and 4pm to 6pm
Autumn and Spring: 10 am to 2pm and 4pm to 7pm
Summer: 10am to 2pm and 5pm to 9pm
Finca la Carraca, Ctra. Costa del Sol, s/n, 29631 Benalmádena, Málaga, Spain
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If you are using a hand held device Click on the red icon on the map below, then click calculate Route to destination for directions from your current position.