Sohail Castle is currently one of the most emblematic monuments of the city of Fuengirola. In its surroundings are celebrated every year some of the most famous cultural activities and events of the Fuengirolean calendar, as well as numerous concerts and performances.
The castle has become, by its excellent situation, a benchmark of leisure. This fortress is located on a small hill, almost 40 meters above sea level and that makes the views it possesses are wonderful. Also, it is next to the Fuengirola river, so the atmosphere that is created is unique.
The history of this monument dates back to the 9th century when it was built by the caliph Abderramán III. Since then, it has undergone numerous rehabilitations, which have favored its "exploitation" as a place of leisure, recreation and enjoyment for both Fuengiroleños and tourists who visit the city throughout the year.
The castle itself, the fortress, can be visited for 3 euros, from 9.30am to 9pm in summer time and from 10am to 6pm in winter time. Although perhaps the most attractive are the festivals and all the activities that are organized in the Sohail Castle of Fuengirola during the year (especially in summer) because, in addition to knowing this bit of the history of the city, you can also enjoy great Shows in an idyllic place. Some of the most important events that are held in this place are the following: