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Awesome views of the area

We were staying in Penafiel while doing some local wine tasting and took the opportunity to tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
knscott
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Bellevue, Washington
Visited the Wine Museum

The Castle is worth a visit. Once parked you can go for a short walk and enjoy the views of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter L
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Soest, The Netherlands
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All reviews guided tour wine museum walk around magnificent castle nice location worth the trip town views hill region landscape tower surroundings language vineyards sense valladolid
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit but manage your expectations re the English also in a very good museum limited language beyond Spanish. Great views of the valley and very helpful reception staff

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Penafiel while doing some local wine tasting and took the opportunity to tour the Castillo. Interesting site, not huge so easy to see. Lots of steps but worth the effort to get to the top of the castle and view the...More

Thank knscott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Castle is worth a visit. Once parked you can go for a short walk and enjoy the views of the city below. Sightseeing is only possible with a guide. We choose to visit the wine museum. It is a compact meseum offering support with...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very pleasant visit, we enjoyed the nice views from up, our guid was friendly and good. They arrange visiting the Castillo, they show around.

Thank Razan M
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The Castle/Fort at Peñafiel was the most interesting and enjoyable Fort I’ve visited across Portugal and Spain. A guided tour in Spanish, with a brochure for other languages, is the only way visitors can go inside it. It’s well worth a visit and the very...More

Thank Sarina G
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Only 20 minutes from Valladolid is the town of Peñafiel with its Castle on a small hill. The view of the town and its surroundings is spectacular, especially the view of the vineyards bathed by the famous Duero River, one of the most important Spain's...More

Thank TravelerPro62
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Peñafiel is a nice little village with a beautiful middle age castle on the top. It is well maintained and it also encloses the local wine museum sponsored by Protos, the famous local wine producer. The castle is quite small and the tour will last...More

Thank Cyrille M
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Looks better from a distance, and the tour isn't worth paying for, especially as it is only available in Spanish. We didn't bother with the wine museum, having booked to visit several bodegas whilst in the area.

Thank PennyH2009
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Spectacular views of Penafiel from the castle, however, all signs and tours are done in Spanish only. Tour lasted over and hour and we could not understand a thing that was said. Was not worth the tour for me although my husband enjoyed it somewhat...More

Thank AffeltSC
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The Castle of Peñafiel surprises for it´s ship´s shape, due to the intention of covering all the possible space of the hilltop. It is a nice example of the castles that name the region, and if not the biggest, it´s very original and well preserved....More

Thank Miguelal1984
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Response from Hans G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would like it much to give a positive answer on your question, but we did not got the opportunity to enter into the castelo, so we do not know it you can get a hold on an audio gide in your language, but we do "think... More
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