Piracy Museum at Castillo de Santa Barbara


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Piracy Museum at Castillo de Santa Barbara

The 16th-century Santa Barbara Castle in Lanzarote was constructed not only to defend the island against pirate invasions but also to provide a safe haven for locals during such attacks. Today, this remarkable fortress is home to the Piracy Museum, where visitors can delve into the island's fascinating history of piracy and maritime conflict. Set atop a volcanic peak, the castle offers breathtaking scenic views of the surrounding landscape.

Do & See

Lanzarote offers a splendid mix of nature and culture, inviting visitors to soak up the sun or embark on a thrilling mountain climb. Delve into the UNESCO-listed Timanfaya National Park, pay a visit to the home of esteemed architect César Manrique, ride the perfect wave on your surfboard, or simply relax on the island's picturesque beaches. With its diverse attractions, Lanzarote truly has something for everyone.