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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Cyrille Saulnier (2 years ago)
Very interesting castle with a lot of history. The audio guide is nicely designed with fascinating facts. I wish there was a little more stories or more contents around Christopher Columbus whose main ship was prepared and funded by Santa Maria!
Benjamin Zgank (2 years ago)
Nice tour, interesting history with the guide on the phone.
Jeff Wilde (5 years ago)
The hours on Google maps are wrong. It's only open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in the winter.
John Hammond (5 years 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!
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