The sober 12C edifice once served as a refuge to King Sancho IV, known as El Bravo (the Brave). It contains a visitors' centre for the Parque Natural de la Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche. In it you will find information on the black vulture, an endangered species. The park is one of its main breeding grounds in Europe.

Useful information

Address : 

Portugal, 21240 Aroche

Opening hours

15 May-30 Sep: Fri, weekends and Bank Hols 11am-3pm; 1 Oct-14 May: weekends and Bank Hols: 10am-2pm, 3pm-5pm.