La Herradura Fort Free Entrance

Residents and tourists will be able to visit the new, fort museum in La Herradura free of charge until Sunday the 28th.

LHR Old Plan of the FortThe fort has recently been converted into a museum, called the Centro de Interpretación del Castillo de La Herradura 1562- La furia del mar.

It is principally dedicated to the naval disaster of 1562 when a Spanish fleet was driven onto the rocks in La Herradura where they had been sheltering from a storm.

Visiting hours are from  09:30h to 13:30h and then from 16:30h until 19:00h, including next Sunday, which is the last day.

However, you can’t just turn up there and walk in because you have to put your name down first at the Oficina de Información Turística, which you will find in the Centro Cívico in La Herradura. Alternatively, you can go to the Oficina de Turismo del Palacete de La Najarra, in Almuñécar.

This measure is because of Covid restrictions and to avoid overcrowding at certain times. You can obtain further information by calling 958 631 125.

(News: Herradura, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

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