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The Castillo de Cumbres Mayores can respond to needs, although military, also complementary and even different to those posed by Portugal. The reasons which led to the choice of this enclave to erect the building are certainly strategic. A three-pronged defense needed to be ensured for the mountain region: the Portuguese frontier, communication with the north of the peninsula, and the northern border with military orders. Our project is to echo the data obtained in previous studies of the history of Cumbres Mayores. On one hand, we tried to consolidate the existing assets, and on the other, to accommodate the new uses proposed for the remodeling. Due to a recent restoration, the Castillo (understood as a set of canvas walls that enclose a void) is in very good conditions. The relationship of the main activities completed during the restoration are as follows: View more View full description
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