Our town

The name of our town becomes from the Islamic Ocupation, A Bereber Tribe, known as a “Miknesa” was settled in the old town. Mequinenza before the flooding for the Ribarroja dam was located on the banks of the Ebro, inside the castle walls.
The castle was built between the XIV – XV century, its the most emblematic building in Mequinenza, it’s been defeated at times and reappers every time more strong and nobility.
In his time travel was a phoenician tower, arabic fortness, Montcada’s Palace, Medinaceli’s Ducal house, French conquest, Fernando’s VII Crown property, military fortness, the major figure of the civil war and finally after been witnessed so much history, re-emerge with a radiant beauty thanks to a preservation and restoration works from a private foundation.