Castles and Palaces
Every Castle
Andrade's Castle ( Castillo de los Andrade)


Built in 1396 by Fernan Perez de Andrade on lands owned by the Monastery of Sobrado, Los Andrade Castle is a perfect example of a Galician rock castle.

From its high location, the castle dominates the sea entrances of Pontedeume, Ferrol and Betanzos.

It comprises of a 20 m high keep and an irregularly shaped enclosure adapted to its rocky foundation. Traces of a moat can be seen surrounding it.

This is the castle where the Andrade family took refuge after the siege of Moeche castle by the Irmandinos.

Visitor Info

The Andrade's Castle can be visited only in the summer months, but it is worth visiting it as from its top the castle offers magnificient views.

Andrade's Castle Map&Location

Address: Castillo de Andrade. Castelo, 15608 Pontedeume, Spain

View Los Andrade Castle in a larger map

Andrade's Castle Photos

Castillo de Andrade © Daniel Fdez
Castillo de los Andrade © JL Cernadas
Los Andrade Castle © Inmobiliaria Lares
Andrade's Castle © diegoperez74