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Castillo de Santa Barbara

Mounte Guanapay, Teguise, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 84 50 01
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There be Pirates!

A great place to spend an hour or so with the kids. The history is interesting as it was built in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chichester, United Kingdom
Fantastic views and interesting history

We visited this castle as we had read about how great the views were but the castle itself is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bea M
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  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
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“pirate museum” (33 reviews)
“steep drive” (5 reviews)
“long climb” (3 reviews)
Mounte Guanapay, Teguise, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 84 50 01
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to spend an hour or so with the kids. The history is interesting as it was built in part to defend against pirates. The story is well laid out but would like to have seen more things for kids to pick up,...More

Thank JACWEST1000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this castle as we had read about how great the views were but the castle itself is fantastic with interesting displays aimed at younger children but we found it thoroughly enjoyable and interesting.

Thank Bea M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

High up in the mountains this castle is worth a visit the views are amazing and castle very interesting

Thank JayneeGeee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long way up on foot but path easy to follow & much easier & quicker on way down! ( cars less tiring) Well worth the trek as the castle & views amazing. The pirate museum very informative, interesting & very enjoyable. Plenty to see plus...More

1  Thank Wendy7781
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance is very cheap the exhibition itself is therefore interesting for the price and for who is likes the pirate stories. The view from the top of the fort is fantastic and worth seeing.

Thank 561kriszti_ns
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Fantastic views right nex to the castle, no need to pay 3 euros to go to the roof cos you will get exactly the same view just next to it.

Thank Pavel H
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great visit to what is now called a Pirate Museum. There is some great info here all interspersed with a Johnny Depp pirates of the Caribbean theme. Enjoyable, but most intriguing is the castle itself, built to repel all boarders. For my...More

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

You can walk up to the Castillo de Santa Barbara from Teguise which we were advised would take approx. 45 mins however we chose to drive :-) which was far easier and was on a smooth road leading to a car park. The castle containing...More

2  Thank Marshmallowed
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Although we did not go inside, the views on the outside are amazing! It's worth a drive up just to look over the island!

Thank Tim-Lanz
Reviewed 9 May 2017

a nice place to visit for 3 euros if you are in the area , i was in the area after visiting the local town of teguise , the views are incredible from this place you can see the sea on both sides of the...More

Thank whooper316
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Elizabeth J
15 July 2017|
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Response from Judith B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is a toilet - a very clean one. Opposite side of the entrance. No Cafe, but there is a patisserie on the main road prior to turning up the hill to the Castle, on your right hand side.