The Castellar Tower

The Castellar Tower

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The Castellar Tower

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The Castellar Tower

The Castellar tower is an old construction located in Llançà and that is part of the Inventory of the Architectural Heritage of Catalonia, currently we only find a few remains of it.

Is located in the high part of Illot del Castellar, the tower, was used as a signal tower or surveillance during the war.

The tower was built in 1566 during the reign of Philip II, it was one of the defence buildings in the port of Llançà during the 17th century. It was cannoned deck, small garrison and a jail. Until, during the War of the Reapers or Separation War, between 1640 and 1652, it was destroyed for the French troops.



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