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Reviewed 4 days ago

The castle is closed for causeway renovation.... unknown completion date. It might be possible to get there by crossing the beach at low tide.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's located close to the beach. You can go there to make fantastic photos. Entrance is for free. Inside you can find art galllery with very nice painter.

Thank Marcin R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This castle offers great views of the Atlantic Ocean and of Cadiz city.Very nice place with old brick walls.Definitely worth visiting when in Cadiz.

Thank Smolenic G
Reviewed July 29, 2018

When we visited there were a couple of art exhibitions there. You are free to walk around and you can imagine why it was built to protect the harbour.

Thank glennjones14
Reviewed May 24, 2018

This was a well preserved castle and fortification built in the early 1700's.It has a great location with a beach to one side and it was free to enter. The area contains one of the first modern lighthouses to be erected (1908) in Spain. Well...More

1  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed May 20, 2018

From our map we thought you had to traverse a sandy causeway to reach this ancient monument, but there’s a concrete path. Unfortunately on the day we visited, the path was close, so we had to settled for a short walk along the path and...More

1  Thank machinmad
Reviewed April 28, 2018

A walk to this place was (and is) highly recommended, especially to see the sunset. Lovely sandy beaches either side.

Thank Ross W
Reviewed April 11, 2018

We loved the idea of walking out to this castle. But sadly the walkway has been closed by the local police, and a local official said it would be shut for many months. Big shame. Cadiz is a lovely place but at times it seems...More

2  Thank Tadashii66
Reviewed February 8, 2018

Great and historic castle, best approached from the Paseo Maritimo looking out to sea at dusk. Wonderful experience walking along the promontory from the beach to the impressive castle and being able to look back at the city of Cadíz from there. We went on...More

Thank Mono_Jockos
Reviewed February 4, 2018

The Castle of San Sebastián was built in the 18th century to defend the northern flank of the city from attack. It's built at the end of La Caleta beach and reachable via a roughly 1,.5 km long causeway. It's a lovely walk and the...More

1  Thank macedonboy
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Renna82
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Response from Tadashii66 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in April and yes it was closed. Even more annoying, they also closed the promenade so you could not walk out to get the view of the city. We ended up going to Castillo de Santa Katarina, very close, which was... More
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No. But there are lots of restaurants in the Old Town with cold beer and great tapas.
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