Located on what was once the Roman Via Augusta route, the Castle of Xativa is near Valencia, Spain.
The castle has been occupied over the centuries by the French, Moors and Bourbons, partly because of its defensive location on top of a hill. If you manage the steep path that leads to the castle, the towers, cells, cisterns and chapel can all be explored, as well as a fairly recent addition, the gardens.
One highlight is Hannibal's Gate, where the commander Hannibal prepared his troops for battle. However, to many visitors the best thing about the castle is the spectacular views from many areas.