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The Royal Castle (Chateau Royal)

66190 Collioure, France
04 68 82 06 43
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Ranked #3 of 11 Attractions in Collioure
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: An 800-year-old château with great rampart walks, views, and mildly interesting exhibits on local history and contemporary art.

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Vantaa, Finland
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138 reviews 138 reviews
42 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We got in free one weekend, not sure why. We didn't get a map, so it was little bit hard to navigate where to go. There are lot's of dead ends that you walk up and then you have to come down the same path. There are no furniture inside the rooms, so they are empty but still in a... More

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We got in for free due to a festival. There is a stack of history in the building and it dominates the town. Worth a trip but not sure what the normal entry charge would be.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The castle is large and impressive, and the views are spectacular. Since there are no furnishing or artifacts, we enjoyed the art displays in the interior rooms.

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Sarasota, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Exploring the history of the town of Collioure through the stories of the history of The Royal Castle was not something I thought I would be into. To be honest, I am more of a drink wine, eat local food kinda girl, but I got dragged along and I am so happy I did. This castle has beautiful views of... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Fantastic value for money only 2 euros (senior) not what I expected worth a visit and great views over collioure

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Very historical and amazing construction in the period. I liked the scope of it and how you could get great views from its height.

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Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

You can spend a couple of hours wandering on your own, or can join a guided tour. It is well worth a visit. The views from the top, or through the narrow gun turrets are wonderful.

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Dunmow, null, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

The Castle at Collioure is located on the edge of the sea, so you get a mix of views from Ancient ruins to panoramic sea views and if you turn to race land, the Pyrenees mountains! This charming village is rested in the cliffs at the bottom of the Pyrenees mountains on the border of Spain no more than 45... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

An attraction well worth seeing and not expensive. If you like history, castles and forts this is a must.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Well it is a big castle, but to tell the truth - nothing special. Of course interesting to see the real historical castle, walk in it, but this is just it. Trakai pilis is more interesting (Lithuania), because there are decorated rooms and guns.

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