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A walk back in time

We walked through the town to see the Castillo Del Rey it was a nice sunny day and the walk was... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2017
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Incoming tide

This scenic town has a small castle an easy stroll from the cafes. While there is not a lot to see... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2016
John L
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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Sep 12, 2018
“Great Value”
Aug 18, 2017
“A Nice Modest Castle”
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

In a country of value for money, Castillo del Rey tops the list. A great castle, exhibition and magnificent views and all for only €2.00 per person. Just brilliant.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KJRIreland
Reviewed August 18, 2017

So this is quite a small, modest castle but we did enjoy our visit. Like most places in the area, most everything was written only in Spanish. the museum part was the most interesting and I have limited Spanish so I could understand part of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank peetajohn
Reviewed July 14, 2017

There are hundreds of such castles. Nothing special itself, but awesome views from the top. Worth the effort to climb. Check the opening times.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 25, 2017

We walked through the town to see the Castillo Del Rey it was a nice sunny day and the walk was relaxed if a little steep in places. There is much to see along the way including small shops selling gifts and ice creams. The...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank holiday-view23-7-11
Reviewed September 28, 2016

This scenic town has a small castle an easy stroll from the cafes. While there is not a lot to see and nothing in English, you could get a good idea of its significance from the video that is shown in the tower. The views...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank John L
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

San Vincente is a beaufiful town with a great castle and Church. Beaufiful view on both the ocean as the Picos de Europa mountains.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Anita v
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

The inexpensive entry fee to this small castle (€1.50 for adults, 70c for children) makes it worth a quick visit. Although not much to see inside, amazing views of the sea and mountains from the outside.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank LJF76
Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Payed 1,5 euro for a good view and a nice model of the medieval town. However almost no information in a language different than Spanish.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank 58nilsd
Reviewed August 28, 2015

Good views of the town from different angles. Nice place to take pictures. There is a room playing a video with explanation about the town and stuff. Kind of little museum. I liked the place mostly for the views.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank travlnlgirl
Reviewed August 28, 2014

The castle has a prime site in a village which itself has a stunning setting, with the sea all around and Los Pico Europa behind. The castle is at the sea-end of the long ridge, the parish church being at the other. It affords good...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Michael K
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