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San Vicente de la Sonsierra

Main Tower / Panoramic viewpoint

It was designed as an exempt tower that would serve as a watchtower and shelter for a small garrison. Therefore, the original entry point is not the current one, but the elevated door located on the north-western flank, which would be accessed by easily defensible wooden structures in case of danger.

In 2017, the Torre Mayor (also known as the Torre del Homenaje) was equipped with the necessary infrastructure to turn it into a lookout point, as well as the landscape, the tower itself and the whole fortified area.

With this intervention the Torre Mayor has become the best point of observation of the vineyard landscape of the area.

  • Location. Interior of the Fortified Enclosure.
  • GPS coordinates 42 ° 33'35.9 "N 2 ° 45'27.2" W // 42.559977, -2.757563
  • Link to google maps
  • Free and free access
  • Not accessible handicapped
  • Historical Center: Access restricted to vehicles according to height and weight. Pedestrianization of the Plaza Mayor area on specific dates. It is recommended to park vehicles outside the historic área
  • More information in this link (Spanish)


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