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Having seen that the castle is not open to the public it was still worthwhile walking the length of the promontory for the views of the beach, coast and the city.
Written October 4, 2019
Nov 2018 • Couples
A lot of reviewers talk about this castle but mean Castillo Santa Catalina. This castle is actually closed and has been for some time. Still a great walk to the gate and the views are excellent!
Written November 24, 2018
Apr 2018 • Family
We loved the idea of walking out to this castle. But sadly the walkway has been closed by the local police, and a local official said it would be shut for many months. Big shame. Cadiz is a lovely place but at times it seems to be falling apart...
Written April 11, 2018
Dec 2019 • Solo
Castle was closed. No sign when reopen. But the walk was nice on a sunny day toward the castle. Its right bt the beach.
Written December 10, 2019
Oct 2019 • Couples
Discovered it closed but the walk along promenade memorable. Scenic. Short stroll from cathedral or Puerta. Lower the tide the better, Beach walk to nearby fort,
Written October 23, 2019
Oct 2019 • Friends
We followed people’s general walking directions and came here accidentally. It was a great spot for photos and walking back to the cathedral along the coast allowed for more great photos. Very peaceful place.
Written October 11, 2019
May 2019 • Couples
This is a great walk out to sea along the causeway but the fort at the end is closed as it is still in use however it is worth it for the walk over the beach especially when the tide is out as when you turn round to come back there is a magnificent view of Cadiz
Written June 12, 2019
Nov 2017 • Solo
I have been here before when it was opened but in need of repair and found out on this trip it was closed, few reviews complaining of the walk, clearly some folk can’t take the scenery, fresh air and a lazy paseo in a beautiful place. If you fit and able and the tides out, walk along the beach next to the promenade, follow the bottom of the castle, go under draw bridge and you can walk around most of the castle, great views and quiet.
Written November 11, 2017
Jun 2017 • Couples
We tried to visit this castle on 23rd June only to find that it was closed for the day. I u drstand the need for monuments such as this to occasionally be closed but the 'closed' notice was on the entry gate which meant that we had to walk the entire causeway to discover that it was closed. Why not put the notice at the beginning of the causeway to leave visitors an educated choice as to whether they take the causeway walk. Pleasant though the walk was we would have found something different to do had we know the castle was closed.
Written June 23, 2017
Dec 2016 • Family
Between the catedral and the beach "la caleta", you will found the way to the Castillo. It's a nice walk "over " the see to each the lighthouse in the castillo de San Sebastian. On you're way you will see the beach (good photos) and on the other side the catedral. Wonderfull views of the city. For me it's a must. It's free of charges and close in winter about 18:00.
Written January 18, 2017
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The website says it is closed, is this presently correct?
As of 8th September still closed, although you can walk along the walkway to the bolted gate now. No information there about when it will reopen. Castillo de Santa Catalina on the other side of the beach is a nice alternative.
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