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Castillo de Medina-Sidonia

Medina-Sidonia, Spain
+34 956 41 24 04
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Ancient History

Very interesting place to visit. Was closed because it was out of the tourist season but great to... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Malcolm M
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
The watch tower of Romans, Moors and even Napoleon

A delightful large village capped with this semi ruined fortress where you can survey from North... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
AlanofHove
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Hove, United Kingdom
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Medina-Sidonia, Spain
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Very interesting place to visit. Was closed because it was out of the tourist season but great to walk around and imagine the history. Wonderful views.

Thank Malcolm M
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

A delightful large village capped with this semi ruined fortress where you can survey from North Africa to Cadiz Jerez de la frontera and Arcos de la frontera. It was perfect in winter temperatures with a visit to Roman remains but in summer those soldiers...More

Thank AlanofHove
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

What an exceptional location - used for a fortress for over 2000 years. While not much is left from the various stages of fortifications, the view alone is worth the two Euros entry fee. Explanations are bilingual in Espanol and English.

Thank trooper92
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Almost didn't make this walk It is quite steep and the temperature was almost 30°. However well worth the hike With 360° views from the top across the rooftops. Could see for miles in all directions. Think you can probably drive to quite near the...More

Thank Maria M
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

think , that it is not interested , because almost 30 km from the sea , but , the nature ,you will see from the mountain , is worth it

Thank Guido R
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Fascinating town, so much to see, layers upon layers of history. I loved looking around. The castle is ruined but it is extensive. Nice to sit back and to imagine what it must have been like.

Thank Vikki W
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Very well presented, disabled friendly and information in Spanish and English. Amazing views and photo opportunities.

Thank sunshinesenora
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Like all of the Andalusian castles the remains of the original construction are Roman, with the over lay of Moorish additions, but the Roman construction is the impressive part built in the 1stC BC. The work that was needed to complete fortifications like this over...More

1  Thank A R H
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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

A visit to the top of Medina Sidonia is an absolute must . To have the realisation that Romans built all this 1500 years before is just amazing , the vista from this vantage point is stupendous take the journey and enjoy .

Thank michael s
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you enjoy castles, history and good views. Only a few Euros entrance fee so good value.

Thank Angela H
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