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Castelo de Castro Marim

Urbanizacao Castro Marim Sol, Castro Marim 8950-278, Portugal
+351 281 510 746
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Urbanizacao Castro Marim Sol, Castro Marim 8950-278, Portugal
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"medieval festival"
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"film set"
in 3 reviews
"health and safety"
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"entry fee"
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"free car park"
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"salt flats"
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"castle walls"
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"sensible footwear"
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"small museum"
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"lovely town"
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"worth a visit"
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"medieval fair"
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"great historic site"
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"ramparts"
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"information"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth a stop if you like a bit of history and a wander around the local landmarks. Kids loved finding out about the buildings past and wandering around the perimeter walls for great views of the area. For €1.10 pp (€0.55 for children) it’s...More

Thank Suzanne G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating visit some bits you can virtually smell ancient horses and other bits are ramshackle. Well worth the visit along with a reminder of the Inquisition and the horrors dealt to people in the name of God!

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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to stop in Castro Marim for a quick visit and I’m glad we did. The town of Castro Marim is quaint, picturesque, walkable and has several cafes to grab an espresso. The castle is a must see! It dates back...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

If this castle could speak it would have a tale to tell. It is steeped in history and conflict. Very cheap entry at just over a Euro with some nice souvenirs. The museum and the area that brings to life some fairly unpleasant punishments of...More

Thank Neil576
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Just a wall with some building inside. It took us 15 mins to go around. Nice views from the top tower. Could be interesing if they'd had some programs

1  Thank DePo79
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

It is a nice walk, just around Castro Marim Sol. The village is for tourists in Campers...you see them on a special parking space..loading their Campers with beer, white wine..and food..especially in wintertime. Castro Marim is a friendly village.

1  Thank enquetes
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

We enjoyed our visit to this castle, for 1.20 euros you don't expect much but it has great views, still enough of the castle remains for you to get the idea of what it would have been like way back, signs in English, the torture...More

1  Thank Alta-Monza
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Walk up the cobbled street to see this castle. Views all around over to Spain. Gory exhibition on showing torture instruments, still having nightmares about them. Very basic castle but definitely worth a visit. Lovely town. 1.20 euros.

1  Thank sidmothian
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

My wife went into the castle but it was not accessible to me 9n my small wheeled electric mobility scooter. A large wheeled wheelchair might rare better. Worth a try though. The town itself is very nice though.

1  Thank Ian S
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Visited there on Jan 1, main entrance was closed, still get the glimpse of the old construction. nice holiday decoration and Portuguese holiday music in the town center. A Quite old town with some dogs and cats enjoying the sunshine . Fortress is located on...More

Thank Jessica L
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