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Magnificent view

To think what this castle endured during its life. Well we enjoyed its view and history and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Berries1
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Great views

We visited this 1000year old waterfront castle that overlooks the port, beach and over the town. 4... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
JK323
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Calle Guzman el Bueno, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't go inside but enjoyed walking around outside and taking some good pictures of the Castillo.

Thank Ken Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To think what this castle endured during its life. Well we enjoyed its view and history and the kids actually listened throughout the tour. Something to definitely look into if your coming to this area.

Thank Berries1
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Must see if you visit Tarifa.Lovely views of the port,the town.The girl that sold the tickets which are quite cheap,was extremely polite and helpful.

Thank Evelina B
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The most interesting aspect of Tarifa is that Africa is only 14 kilometers away and Morocco's mountains can be seen everyday. In addition to the castle, the city itself has an old quarter that is quite interesting to walk through. One can also organize a...More

Thank Jean-Claude A
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

With a very cheap ticket you Will have the opportunity to visit inside and expecially outside the Castle. We Met a very kind man working There Who told us about some gossip as we'll! Best view on town, Sea and harbour from the tower or...More

Thank Maddalena1962
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We visited this 1000year old waterfront castle that overlooks the port, beach and over the town. 4 euros each to enter and closes at 4.30pm. Well worth a visit

Thank JK323
Reviewed 20 August 2018

It's nicely maintained, with some multimedia exhibitions. Great views of the city and the water. Just minutes away from the streets of the old town and can be a sight to include into the day trip.

Thank tristravel
Reviewed 21 July 2018

It dates back to the 7th century and is named after Guzman the Good after he conquered the city named after the Berber Tarif.

Thank Frequenttraveller125
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We spent some time here, because there was not much else to do, because the weather was terrible outside. I would recommend this historic fort to anyone going to Tarifa.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

A very interesting castle which guards Tarifa from the Straits of Gibraltar. Well organised displays and printed guided tour in Spanish and English which explains the history. Magnificent views from the ramparts.

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