Castillo Templario Ponteficio, Peniscola
(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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  • Visits guided are very well, also are included in the entry. After the visit can stay while you want couple taking pictures. The best are the views.
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  • Not is can go to Peniscola and not visit the streets and surroundings of the Castle Templar of the Papa Luna.
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  • It is a place where Besides enjoying an extraordinary and well preserved architecture we learn much of the history and the characters that there passed. They have a free app that guides you and gives interesting details of its history.
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