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Peniscola Castle, Peniscola

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Castle Tourist Spot
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. Put Peniscola Castle at the forefront of your travel plans using our Peniscola travel itinerary maker.
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  • A long afternoon in the castle turned out to be a welcomed and enjoyable visit to one of the most amazing constructions we have visited and would highly recommend. At 5 euros entry which includes the ...  more »
  • Spent most of one afternoon, and another quick trip to the castle, church, gardens and shops. Amazing and well (self) guided. Fascinated with the history and delivery of it all.  more »
  • We came just expecting to walk around on our own but were able to get spots in the free tour. It was in Spanish (not sure about English tours) and it was so worth it. We learned a lot about the castle...  more »
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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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