San Marcos Castle is a 12th-century fortress, commissioned by Alfonso X 'The Wise' upon the remains of a Moorish mosque on the banks of Guadalete River. Despite being so old (800 years), the castle is preserved in perfect conditions of use. Cultural events, conferences, lunches or dinners can be held both inside or outside in the garden, for up to 300 people.

The inside of the old mosque is an ideal place for events and closing dinners for conferences and conventions, because of its historic atmosphere. During the summer, the area around the fortress is an incomparable venue for celebrating open-air events.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Jeff Wilde (11 months ago)
The hours on Google maps are wrong. It's only open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in the winter.
John Hammond (12 months ago)
Looked a nice place bit they wouldn't let us in unless we were on the official guided tour. We came especially to visit the castle, we arrived about 1pm to be told the next tour in English was at 6pm!
Irina (12 months ago)
Very interesting tour! So much history in this place. The Sherry tasting in the end is a very nice experience. Totally recommend it!
Stefanie Adams (13 months ago)
Beautiful relic! We liked to visit the coffee/brunch restaurant located on the side of the castle - definitely check it out. But the castle itself is a beauty to behold! Would have liked to go in , but was unable to at the time we were there
Poppy Millar (14 months ago)
Beautiful castle in the centre of El Puerto with fantastic tours in English and Spanish. The perfect location for a wedding!! Me encanta!!!
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