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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 8 October 2018
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
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El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

The castle is located in the town center, right by the Tourist Office. It is visited by guided tour, that presents you the history of the place and finishes by a sherry wine tasting. The castle is in perfect shape, with beautifully restored halls. It's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lincolng745
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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!

Date of experience: November 2017
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