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Panoramic views

A very steep cobbled pedestrian lane winds up the hill to the entrance to the castle. Both this... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
JackieM324
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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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
scotishtravelbug
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing Panoramic view of Medina and the places nearby. The place needs around 1 hour max to see. Just go to enjoy the view. Learn the history of the castle which goes back to the Roman period,Moors etc. And the entrance ticket cost 3 euros...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travellertopast
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

A very steep cobbled pedestrian lane winds up the hill to the entrance to the castle. Both this & the slopes inside the castle grounds are viable for a sturdy mobility scooter. It cost €2 entrance fee. The ramps zig zag up to the viewpoint...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JackieM324
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Walk through history whilst appreciating the amazing views of surrounding country can see the Sierra Nevada mountain range on one side & down to the sea & Cadiz on the other

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank barbara s
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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank scotishtravelbug
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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AlanofHove
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank trooper92
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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Maria M
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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Guido R
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 74vikkiw
Reviewed 16 May 2017

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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank sunshinesenora
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You can drive right to gate & they may even let you drive up further if you have a wheelchair if not it is an incline to push up. There unfortunately a wheelchair may not be possible there are ramps with sides the bottom is... More
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