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CASTLES OF SPAIN - Castalla Castle, Alicante (Islamic origin, XI century). James I of Aragon took the castle from the Moors  (1244). During the War of Independence two major military actions took place in Castalla. The First Battle of Castalla, which took place on 21 July 1812, was a major defeat for the Spanish army at the hands of the Napoleonic troops. However, the better-known Second Battle of Castalla on 13 April 1813 was a Spanish triumph over Marshal Suchet's French army.

CASTLES OF SPAIN - Castalla Castle, Alicante (Islamic origin, XI century). James I of Aragon took the castle from the Moors (1244). During the War of Independence two major military actions took place in Castalla. The First Battle of Castalla, which took place on 21 July 1812, was a major defeat for the Spanish army at the hands of the Napoleonic troops. However, the better-known Second Battle of Castalla on 13 April 1813 was a Spanish triumph over Marshal Suchet's French army.

Places to see in ( Almansa - Spain ) Almansa is a Spanish town and municipality in the province of Albacete part of the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha. The name "Almansa" means "half way of the road". Almansa borders with Alicante Valencia and Murcia. Almansa is famous for its Moros y Cristianos festival from celebrated from the 1st to the 6th of May. Almansa is built at the foot of a white limestone crag which is surmounted by a Moorish castle and rises abruptly in the midst of a…

Places to see in ( Almansa - Spain ) Almansa is a Spanish town and municipality in the province of Albacete part of the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha. The name "Almansa" means "half way of the road". Almansa borders with Alicante Valencia and Murcia. Almansa is famous for its Moros y Cristianos festival from celebrated from the 1st to the 6th of May. Almansa is built at the foot of a white limestone crag which is surmounted by a Moorish castle and rises abruptly in the midst of a…

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