Castle of Alaro. The silhouettes almost symmetrical Puig d’Alaro of 822 meters and the Puig de S’Alcadena of 816, facing each other, are the most characteristic image of the town of Alaro and one of the most unique Mallorca. Alaro Castle, located on the top of the mountain of the same name, is an ancient fort in existence since the Muslim era. Puig d’Alaro, unique viewpoint of the county of Es Pla, the bays of Palma and Alcúdia and the Serra de Tramuntana, also home from the seventeenth century, the Shrine of the Virgin of the shelter and a guesthouse
To access the mountain must come to the town of Alaro, and towards the village of Orient, take the road leading to the possession of Es Verger, where there is a restaurant and an area designated as the parking of vehicles. At this point you start the hike to the Esplanade is small Pouet the old road where it begins, largely paved, the only way to get to the gates of the impregnable castle. The history of the Castle of Alaro is closely linked to the legendary epic starring Guillem Cabrit and Guillem Bassa, characters that were burned in the thirteenth century, after fiercely defending the fort, to remain loyal to James II of Mallorca and oppose the occupation of the island by Alfonso II of Catalonia and Aragon.