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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
Riga, Latvia
Interesting and historic

We enjoyed our tour of the castle very much. Our tour guide was friendly and informative. So many... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Robin P
Land O Lakes, Florida
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El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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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.

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 9 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
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We wanted to take the tour of Castillo San Marcos, and were told there was an English option - we thought this may have been better as there would be fewer people than on a Spanish language tour. As it turned out, my Spanish girlfriend...More

Thank Mono_Jockos
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We enjoyed our tour of the castle very much. Our tour guide was friendly and informative. So many interesting facts. Part of the building is over 2000 years old. When we bought our tickets we did not realize we also received a port wine tasting....More

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing opportunity to attend an event held there. The food was good but the staff and ambiance was more than amazing. What a gorgeous venue.

Thank Loubulldog
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

It maybe better for those with reservations but they do not keep a firm schedule. We showed up expecting to take a tour and I guess they decided not to open today. I noticed other reviewers had similar comments. Just don't plan your day around...More

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