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Great place to visit when in Ferrol. The roads are narrow on the way to and from the castle... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
shellbee44
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Ferrol, Spain
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An very interesting sight, a look into the past. But could be a future place of interest if... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Jóhannes S
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit when in Ferrol. The roads are narrow on the way to and from the castle. The current hours are 10 to 14:00 and 16:00 to 20:00 and it is free to visit. It is quite large! You are free to roam...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank shellbee44
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Recommend visiting! Be aware, drive to the castle includes winding roads through villages, very narrow. Use GPS. But we’ll worth the drive! Beautiful views of the water and boats. Pleasantly surprised with full access of the castle! No roped off areas! Recommend you verify hours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Needs rehabilitation but provides useful information. It was interesting to understand how Ferrol was defended

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SaraB8487
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

An very interesting sight, a look into the past. But could be a future place of interest if repaired and rebuild.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jóhannes S
Reviewed 30 September 2017

After an interesting drive from Ferrol down some very challenging roads you arrive at the entrance to the Fort with some parking. However the Fort is closed during some parts of the day; it opened at 4.00 pm. The Fort inside is very large with...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Well worth a visit just for the views of the harbor entrance and to learn a little about the history of this important port, that has featured in so many events in the history of Spain.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ray V
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The road to get there is so narrow that if you meet other cars then someone has to back up of leave the road. Worse when passing through the villages. The good thing is the passengers get some great view, the driver can only look...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank BrianMeit
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Obviously you shouldn't miss it if you visit Ferrol. A very beautiful castle where you can live a part from the area's history.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank George_KOUL
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We had spent several hours at Playa San Felipe so it was a natural progression to visit the castle. My wife likes castles so she enjoyed looking around but it didn't take more than half an hour. We would've been disappointed if we'd made the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank TheLegendWiltshire
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

It is very hard to get to this castle. For me i actually took a really long walk from my apartment all the way through the hilly road to the castle. Driving there could be interesting. 5 stars because once you are there it is...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Kristen S
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