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Great Place to visit

Very good, informative displays and thoroughly enjoyable. Cranes nesting on the roof and very... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
David Patrick W
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Saint-Malo, France
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This is a good place to visit if you are interested in history.Castle is really good for nice... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
lottie49
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Very good, informative displays and thoroughly enjoyable. Cranes nesting on the roof and very interesting.

Thank David Patrick W
Reviewed April 1, 2018

This is a good place to visit if you are interested in history.Castle is really good for nice photos outside and guide spoke good English and keen to explain the interior.The views to river are lovely and the museum which is included in modest price...More

Thank lottie49
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Great castle to visit. Small and beautifully maintained. Gives a wonderful view over the river into Spain. Two very interesting display rooms. One about games a and one about the history and archelogical finds. Take a bottle of water with you in hot weather.

Thank louise c
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Nice to see from the outside, but really not worth paying for unless you have time to kill. There is a moderately interesting museum inside with archeologic exhibitions. If you're short on time, money would be better spent on a boat ride to Sanlucar de...More

Thank TiagoJGB
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Helpful member of staff. Not a bad place to have a little gentle walk around. With great views across right access the river and the land around. A visit here helps bring the history of the area to life and its history. The little on...More

Thank Samthewestie
Reviewed May 23, 2017

At €2.50 per person this is not an expensive site seeing excursion. The castle appears well kept and the museum has one or two interesting exhibits. There is an english language explanation of what is displayed in a booklet on the left hand side as...More

Thank MartinRogkins
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Alcoutim is so small it seems pointless not to visit the castle. It has been very well maintained and restored. It's possible to walk the top of the walls which puts you at some of the best vantage points for photos. Admission provides you with...More

Thank Prophet67
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely walk through the Castle. The view is amazing and the atmosphere in the castle brings you back to mediaval times. Staff was friendly but not too enthusiastic about their job. Clean toilets, no snackbar or café.

Thank Egwene2014
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Walk up the hill and see the fort. It's a quick visit, nice views and a small museum. Plan 20-30 minutes tops...

Thank svineviken
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

The castle is well worth spending some time in, if only to enjoy the great view from the castle walls. The museum and the artefacts in it are interesting and show the long history of this site. The exhibition of inscribed stones showing ancient board...More

Thank charlesrm
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