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Peniscola Castle

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Address: La Marjaleta, Cami Vell S/N | La Marjaleta, Cami Vell S/N, 12598 Peniscola, Spain
Phone Number: +34 605 71 90 07
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A lovely place to visit and very fascinating when you look at the history. It has a lovely atmosphere and the views are really lovely. Would go again and again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

A lovely place to visit and very fascinating when you look at the history. It has a lovely atmosphere and the views are really lovely. Would go again and again.

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Lorca, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

A lot of people did not visit the castle gardens as they did not think it worthwhile but it really is, beautiful gardens and sea views.

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Definitely worth a visit and pay to go in castle. Really interesting, fascinating history, lovely views. Also enjoyed free add on of raptor flights in castle grounds . Also lots of places in old town to eat and drink and quaint shops. This is where the Charlton Heston movie El Cid was filmed.

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Los Urrutias
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Well worth the climb. Lots of steps and not suitable for those with mobility problems. The view from the top is stunning.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Lovely old town stroll to castle - in the evenings they have a lovely sort of hippy market which gets quite packed but is fun to visit. If there are any fireworks on the beach advertised while you are there (they are usually free) DO NOT MISS THEM! They are famous for their fireworks in this part of Spain and... More 

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Alicante
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The walk up to this castle is a bit steep but worth it for the views. There are different entry fees for the castle. I opted for the combined castle and gardens at 5euros for an adult. The castle was very interesting with info panels in english. The view from the top along the coast was incredible. The ticket included... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Take a look at this interesting castle where Papa Luna stayed,and do not forget to view the gardens.Not recommended for disabled people as there is a very steep hill to climb.

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La Bocana, BCS, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The road up to the castle is on foot only - wear comfy shoes that are NOT slippery on the cobblestone. There are restaurants right on the cliff and plenty of souvenir shops. The castle offers the most spectacular views!

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Prince George, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

built in the 14th century by the knights templar, this castle offers a majestic view from the top. It was also the home of pope benedicto XIII during the 1400s during the western schism

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Spent 24-hours in Peniscola during a trip driving up the coast from Valencia to Barcelona. In hindsight, we wished we had spent another night. The beach was perfect, and the #1 attraction, the Peniscola Castle, was a lot of fun. Built on a peninsula, it sits on top of a huge rock. The "Old Town" is protected inside the castle’s... More 

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Address: Address: La Marjaleta, Cami Vell S/N | La Marjaleta, Cami Vell S/N, 12598 Peniscola, Spain
Phone Number: +34 605 71 90 07
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Castellon Province  >  Peniscola

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