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Castillo de San Felipe

Carretera Sant Felip s/n, 07720 Es Castell, Menorca, Spain
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Marvel at this underground world

If you think building the walls of this castle would have been difficult enough, journey... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Brayford
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Lincoln
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great visit but specialised

The history of Menorca is caught in this visit, but it is for historians or keen amateur historians... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
jackb39
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Solihull
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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Carretera Sant Felip s/n, 07720 Es Castell, Menorca, Spain
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

If you think building the walls of this castle would have been difficult enough, journey underground and see from where all the rock was hewn. After an introductory film, unfortunately only with the Spanish soundtrack at the present time (English one in preparation), we then...More

Thank Brayford
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The history of Menorca is caught in this visit, but it is for historians or keen amateur historians more than the layman. Great exercise as it is spread-out over a large area.

Thank jackb39
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Although it seems a problem, that there are only two tours a week, this is a must-go place. The guide, a scholar whose name I did not ask, was fantastic! She is a specialist in the history of the castle and the time of British...More

3  Thank Cristina M
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Walked along the Cami de Cavel tracks from S'Algar to Castillo de San Felipe. The guide was a university lecturer who brought the place to life with descriptions of the seige of the castle. The history of the fort mirrored the islands past.

Thank 192Rob
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Peculiar timings, but we went on Thursday at 10am and about 20 people were there with us. Tour guide took us into a small room with chairs and explained some brief history of the fort. (Toilets are at the back of this room). About 30mins...More

2  Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The notice on the gate said it was open Thursdays and Saturdays in June. We walked back on Thursday and were turned away. so went to the excellent Fort Marlborough instead.

Thank mandswilson2016
Reviewed 14 October 2015

After a visit to the Military Museum in Es Castell, we collected a brochure on this castle and decided we would like to see it. We were only staying about 3k away, so we decided we would enjoy the walk. Careful study of the brochure...More

3  Thank p0ppy5
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Access only by guided tour, and you must be there when gate opens at 10, or you don't go. Very interesting and knowledgeable English guide. Took over 2 hours.

1  Thank 50something3
Reviewed 22 June 2015

One example of the extraordinary military history that Menorca represents. The scale is huge, the human effort to create it is awesome. Well worth a morning visit

2  Thank Peterlincoln2015
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Visited castell de sant felip today with my wife and my two boys 4 and 1. What a great place the tour guide was really informative and did her talks in Spanish and English. We all had a great time in the tunnels and my...More

Thank fleminator82
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