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Urbanizacao Castro Marim Sol, Castro Marim 8950-278, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the castle after reading other reviews. There was no admission charge and no one around to give any information. The place looked very neglected and was a Health and safety nightmare with sheer drops, cables all over the place and very uneven cobbles...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CambridgeAnnie
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Stopped by on a warm winter day to hike and explore the castelo. Good decision. The castelo is very rustic, but is in fairly good condition. Views from the battlements are astounding, you can see the beautiful countryside all the way to the Guardiana bridge...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank zanegreyc2017
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Well worth a visit. Formal garden is lovely and the castle an interesting building with views over the surroudning countryside. Plenty of parking.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mainecassie
Reviewed August 28, 2018

All encompassing day out - from the medieval stalls that made up the market in the town and castle to the parade, musicians, camels , donkeys and finially the jousting and sword fighting. There was plenty to eat and drink at reasonable prices as well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 58sparrow
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Dropped in to visit as it was close to the villa we were staying in, quite sparse and not sure it would be worth it if you have to travel a long way. Basically four walls with some buildings inside, little information so do your...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 307cliver
Reviewed August 18, 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank suzanneg766
Reviewed August 4, 2018 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!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank davidwR6416TQ
Reviewed July 15, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JMart6612
Reviewed July 8, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Neil576
Reviewed June 9, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
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