Peniscola Castle, Peniscola

Immerse yourself in the history of Peniscola Castle, a 14th-century castle built on the remains of a Moorish citadel. Study information displays and artifacts to learn about the castle’s past, such as its period as the residence of the Avignon pope in the 15th century. Located at the highest point in the city, the castle offers stunning views of Peñiscola and the coast. However, this does mean that there is steep walk up. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes and bring water with you. Plan a Peniscola trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • August 20, 2017
    spectacular views from the Castle, beautiful... worth a visit it... the old town is amazing
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  • August 20, 2017
    Beautiful place has some 700 years the Templars and then the abode of the Moon Pope excellent guide making guided voucher worth it to buy it if you're going to Peniscola can not stop going to the wonderful Castle
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  • August 20, 2017
    Today we have visited it on family (2 adults and two 3-year-old girls). Know it and visit it is worth, it's very nice, but you have to be very aware if you go with children, but even if they are moved. The surrounding area very interesting also to travel around walking calmly. Also in our case, it was already getting and the view was very nice and in terms of temperature was very much at home. Recommended but I said, if you go with children.
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  • Beautiful castle, as student you got to pay 3.5 euro's to enter. As adult the entry is 5 euro. Yet it's worth visiting since you get the possibility to visit some other part next to the castle as well. On the castle you get a beautiful view over the sea. Inside there are a few video's which explain more about the castle and it's history.
  • Very interesting castle to visit. Great views of the coast and town. €5 for adults and €3 for a child. Great value. Make sure you visit the gardens as well.
  • Great seaside views and beaches. The city streetscapes are amazing inside the city walls. New and historical buildings are harmonic with each other. Just lovely!
  • Amazing views and some beautiful little back streets with little gift shops all around. Not tried any of the bars or restaurants but from what I saw there is plenty of options and I'm sure that they are lovely
  • Nice history in a beautiful castle over the Mediterranean. A must to see in Spanish Mediterranean coast

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