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Cracking Castle

Looks small but perfectly formed. But alas we couldn't be sure because it was closed when we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bryanedwin
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
An outstanding place with a long history

Very nice to visit and to go to. Impressive, in the middle of the city and a real history buffs... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
jafischer
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Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are a number of bodegas where you can try sherry in the town, doing it combined with a visit to the castle seemed like a good option and we were not disappointed. Our guide was delightful and explained the history of the building before...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks small but perfectly formed. But alas we couldn't be sure because it was closed when we called. A combination of our poor Spanish and a large exterior plaque with Christopher Columbus's name led us to believe it had been his home. Not so. It's...More

Thank bryanedwin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really enjoyable tour led by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. The Castle is beautifully preserved and has a fascinating history, definitely worth the €10 entrance fee. The sherry tasting at the end was an added bonus, but we never felt under any pressure to...More

Thank BrentwoodBird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really interesting tour and Sherry wine tasting had a personalised tour being only 2 English people.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

A real must if you visit El Puerto de Santa Maria, make sure you check opening times with the local tourist office. We went and had a great tour in English: 11.30 most days! Saw the whole castle and the guide was excellent! Very informative....More

Thank Lincoln G
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The castle is owned by a winery. Go to their website and submit a request for a tour via the contact us feature. You must book ahead for the tour. English tours are at 11:30 am and not every day. We got lucky and were...More

Thank Maryland1traveler
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Very nice to visit and to go to. Impressive, in the middle of the city and a real history buffs place. Even kids would love it.

1  Thank jafischer
Reviewed 3 June 2018

To go in the castle you must be on a tour. The English tour was at 11:30 on the days we checked and we were able to get in without a reservation - some people did have a reservation. Saray our tour guide was very...More

Thank D D
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The staff that gave the tour was very courteous and knowledgeable. The interior is beautiful and the rooftop views are breathtaking!

Thank Megan B
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We emailed in advance (castillodesanmarcos@caballero.es) mainly to make sure the castle would have an English tour when we visited on 3 February but you don't have to book in advance. Saray replied promptly and turned out to be our guide on the day. She speaks...More

1  Thank BrianBournemouth
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