Castillo Templario Ponteficio, Peniscola

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web
Made famous by the 1960 movie “El Cid,” the beautifully preserved medieval Castillo Templario Ponteficio offers commanding views over the old town of Pensicola and the Mediterranean. Streets snake through the old fortress, and houses are built within its walls, some now converted into cafes and souvenir shops. Learn about the castle’s history through interpretive panels, see where Pope Benedict XIII (Papa Luna) lived and the chapel he prayed in, and keep an eye out for the house with a facade made entirely of seashells. Before you head to Peniscola, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Peniscola vacation trip planner, to make sure you see all that Peniscola has to offer, including Castillo Templario Ponteficio.
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  • It is worth to make the complete visit to get to know its history. You must pay a supplement in addition to the foreign visit, but it is worth.
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  • The castle is located in a neighborhood with narrow streets that glad to walk, besides what you can see of the Castle walled in is free, allows you to get an idea of the fortification that was in the past.
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  • The castillo Papa Luna, and THE place to see on Peñíscola for culture and for the magnificent panorama of the beach and the city below.
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