Château de Salses, Salses-Le-Chateau

Spaniards built Château de Salses, a Catalan fortress, in the 15th century to guard the border between France and Spain. The architecture and layout of the fortress represent an unusual example of the design transition between the classic medieval castle and the fortresses of the modern era. French forces captured the fortress in 1642, and it was used as a refuge during the Spanish Civil War. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Salses-Le-Chateau using our trip planner.
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  • This fortress built by the Spanish Catholic monarchs is half-buried. She is remarkably preserved. The guided tour is particularly interesting, it allows access to the upper parts of the fortress and views of Canigou.
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  • A good time to discover this unique fortress of its kind. The tour is guided, what allows to better understand its organisation and which makes the visit more dynamic and more interresting
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  • A story to discover anecdotes to remember and an impression of huge contemporary art gallery with a large void that washes the eyes and makes them open on the details. A Spanish dive. We enjoyed it very much, pay attention to the stairs for those who walk with difficulty.
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