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Brush up on your Spanish

We got in free when we visited because the computers were down. I was glad. Yes, maybe I should... read more

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Gr0mitp0et
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Small but interesting

The guides are very knowledgeable and fluent in at least 4 languages. There is information on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
561sandik
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Cranfield, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We stopped off to have a little look at this castle on our day trip to Arrecife, I enjoyed having a look around the outside of the building, it would have been nice to go inside it and have a look out to sea from...More

3  Thank mattr449
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We tried to visit but on both occasions it was closed (and went back after siesta) no signs for opening hours - no signs full stop. Not very tourist friendly and a shame as it's a missed opportunity for Arrecife.

2  Thank Toxtethtiger
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All reviews nice walk worth a visit qr code interesting museum display boards nice visit great point museum covers free entry sea wall quick visit interesting place to visit small island island history euros per adult sea front entrance fee
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Reviewed yesterday

We got in free when we visited because the computers were down. I was glad. Yes, maybe I should learn Spanish, but I would expect an attraction in such a tourist location to have some information in other languages. at least French, English and German....More

Thank Gr0mitp0et
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guides are very knowledgeable and fluent in at least 4 languages. There is information on the history of Arrecife, pirates, armaments and even a Mummy to look at. The Terrace gives a great view of the coastline, port and beaches. An hour well spent!

1  Thank 561sandik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing really special, small fort with museum of history inside. Free entry. The only attraction was to go on the roof of it to see the city.

Thank world-travelllerr
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great views and lots of information inside about the history and protection of the island a few hundred years ago....

Thank eleanorr483
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location - off rocky reefs accessed by bridges over open water. A great place to stretch your legs; feel the wind; and explore some history. All the info boards in Spanish but visual explanations very clear. Great views back to the old town.

Thank omipalone
Reviewed 4 September 2018

You can easily walk out to the castle from the shore on either of two pathways. Castle seems in good condition and hosts a local history museum (€3 in)- but it's also a great point to look back at the city and along the coast.

Thank mabinho
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Decided to visit Arrecife during our holiday to Costa Teguise for a change of scenery, with the plan to visit the castle, followed by the beach. The walk along the bridge to visit the castle is very nice, lots of rock pools and surrounded by...More

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

A short walk over a bridge and you are at the Castillo, interesting views and good shots of Arrecife if you are a photographer.

1  Thank Goldeneye64
Reviewed 6 August 2018

interesting history of lanzarote only 3 euros to enter..The castle has an enormous key to the door that the attendant said was 17th Century.

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We didn’t actually go in the castle as there didn’t seem much point if it’s all in Spanish as the other reviews suggest you can see all around the castle from outside. The castle isn’t exactly high so I can’t see the views being much...More

Thank GemmaP29
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