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Castillo de San Gabriel

Calle Punta de la Lagarta, 35500 Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain
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Exploring the island

Decided to walk out to the castle on what was a very windy day. Nice place to visit though. Not... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jude G
via mobile
Well maintained fortress but no translations

Worth going in to see the building and the view from the roof back to Arricife. There are a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nigel R
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Calle Punta de la Lagarta, 35500 Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Decided to walk out to the castle on what was a very windy day. Nice place to visit though. Not much to see inside so whether you want to pay the €3 entrance fee is up to you. All information is in Spanish only but...More

Thank Jude G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth going in to see the building and the view from the roof back to Arricife. There are a lot of information boards but strangely for a tourist site, no translations into any other language.

Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This fortress stands on a small island on the coast at Arrecife reached by two footpaths. One has a bridge the other a drawbridge. You can pay to go in and have a guided tour however we didn’t as there is no English translation. Great...More

Thank albeback1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Castillo sits out on a causeway and is a nice walk in itself. To enter is 3 euros each, but unfortunately nothing is in English. There is however multi lingual commentary of the Castillo from the Land train that passes by.

Thank Xvictor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has a beautiful view worth the visit. You can go inside for 3 euros but all information is in Spanish (although the staff mentioned that prior to buying the tickets) ...it is a pity. You may go up with the same ticket.

1  Thank forsi45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really interesting place to visit, with loads of things to see. Great views from the top of the castle. Not expensive either.

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Very near of the Charco and thevrestaurants is a good idea walk a little bit If you stay there and look to the great sailboats you can feel like Sir Francis Drake

Thank hansiwittig
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Fab old cannons and views of the harbour, easy walk over foot bridge, not a lot out there but a nice stop over on a walking tour of the harbour area

Thank MariannaAF
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately when we got here it was still closed but the outside looked quite impressive, if I had more time I would have stayed to go inside

Thank willoiow
Reviewed 29 September 2017

They official sources say, that islanders have been scaring off pirates with these two cannons for years. I sympathize with them :) - pirates.

1  Thank Marek U
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Valerie K
5 April 2017|
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Response from Megan231015 | Reviewed this property |
definitely no charge but a voluntary contribution if you wanted to
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