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San Marcos Castle

El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
+34 627 56 93 35
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Really good tour and sherry tasting experience

To go in the castle you must be on a tour. The English tour was at 11:30 on the days we checked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
D D
,
Cicero
Beautiful

The staff that gave the tour was very courteous and knowledgeable. The interior is beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Megan B
,
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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  • Average10%
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“on tuesdays” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (4 reviews)
“english tour” (7 reviews)
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El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
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+34 627 56 93 35
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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

Thank Sven_of_Seattle
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The San Marcos castle is at Plaza Alfonso X "El Sabio" in El Puerto de Santa Maria, Cadiz, Spain. On Tuesdays at 1130 there is a free tour of the castle in English, and at 1230 and 1330 in Spanish. It is best to reserve...More

1  Thank Patrick K
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We saw that on Sundays there was a guided tour in the evening in English. However when we arrived to take the tour we saw that it was cancelled and was replaced by a Spanish tour

Thank Laurenz G
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is easy to find in El Puerto de Santa Maria. Located in central square near tourist office. Only guided tours. Very good english speaking guide. Interesting moorish history and carefully renovated castle. Its owner is Lustau winery. It was a surprise that after the...More

Thank AriHelsinki
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