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Beautiful castle

An amazing 12th century medieval castle close by to Pontevedra, Spain. We brought a picnic lunch to... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
Andrea K
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Nice Views

The Castle is nice and well preserved and the Gardens are very nice. The views from the top are... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
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17 Nov 2016
“Beautiful castle”
31 Aug 2016
“Nice Views”
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Castillo de Soutomaior, s/n, 36691 Soutomaior, Spain
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

An amazing 12th century medieval castle close by to Pontevedra, Spain. We brought a picnic lunch to eat on the grounds and had the place almost entirely to ourselves. The kids had a blast exploring everything from the dungeon in the basement to the crumbling...More

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The Castle is nice and well preserved and the Gardens are very nice. The views from the top are great.

Thank keith_hawes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We travelled to the Castle the short way up very steeps roads (the return road was easier!). Parking was good and only a short walk to the Castle next to the Castle Café. Entry to the beautiful gardens was free (with our dog) and walking...More

Thank L C
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Having traveled from vigo by bus we arrived at the village only to find we had a two kilometer uphill walk to the castle. Well worth the effort. The castle is restored to a high standard,the display of pictures and artifacts very good, descriptions only...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 22 June 2015

At only 2 Euro it is good value - with lovely views. The gardens (which are free) contain an extensive selection of camelias and other trees.

Thank Avistatraveller
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Well worth the trip. Castle car park is not via the entrance to the adjoining hotel but further on in an unmarked car park with steps leading up to the castle via a very nice café with excellent facilities. Castle and gardens with wonderful surrounding...More

1  Thank Ron504226
Reviewed 20 August 2013

This medieval fortress was built on a hill with a nice view around and was rebuilt into a nice castle with a large botanic garden. The castle is in a great condition and for 2 euros, it is possible to visit some rooms inside including...More

3  Thank Cappuccio_girl
Reviewed 14 October 2012

it is typical for events, weddings and gatherings as it can host several hundred people. Located on top of a hill, this old fortress is worth to visit and great to organize event there

Thank jlsolla
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