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The Royal Castle (Chateau Royal), Collioure

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Castle Historic Site
The Royal Castle (Chateau Royal) is a massive royal castle of special political importance. Visit for an authentic experience and a peek into its history, including occupation by the Kings of Majorca, historical sieges, and a series of renovations. The structure lies on the coast, overlooking a marina and providing sweeping views of the beaches and sea. Before you head to Collioure, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Collioure tourist route planner, to make sure you see all that Collioure has to offer, including The Royal Castle (Chateau Royal).
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  • Probably not worth spending the entry fee, unless you are really a castle buff. We felt it wasn't worth the Euros as we'd visited many other exceptional places.  more »
  • Although with a poor map and guide that they hand you, this place is very interesting to visit. You can climb to the top for spectacular views, visit many restored inside rooms, wonder at piles of old...  more »
  • Interesting and thought provoking. Very brief summary in English. However it was more beneficial to be able to read and understand some French to get more depth to the visit. Plenty of pictures , whic...  more »
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  • Nice castle, be sure to do the walk around the base near the ocean. Very invigorating.
  • Very enjoyable to walk around. Beautiful views. Interesting history of the Mallorcan kings. Inexpensive.
  • A great place to visit with children. Make sure to walk the underground passages.
  • One of the most stunning places we've ever visited. We love to return time after time. X
  • Beautiful place. I love it.