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Awesome views over Calafell

You get a good map from the ticket sales of the place along with explanations about different parts... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
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Interesting history

Pleasant square beside castle. Great views from the castle. Interesting history displays. This... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2018
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Jul 4, 2018
“Awesome views over Calafell”
Feb 17, 2018
“Interesting history”
The Castle of the Holy Cross of Calafell is a fortified place of the Middle Ages, first documented in 1037 and it is located in the old town of Calafell, also of medieval origins. The Castle and its surroundings form an Open Air Archaeological Park...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Calle de les Penyes, 11B, 43820 Calafell, Spain
+34 977 69 00 81
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

If you stay in Calafell you will see the castle on the top of the hill. It is a short drive from the seafront and worth the trip. Even though it is quite small it is a welcome break from the noisy front with its...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

You get a good map from the ticket sales of the place along with explanations about different parts of the castle. The views are amazing.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 375hannas
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Pleasant square beside castle. Great views from the castle. Interesting history displays. This strategic castle is in the right place to survey all the land around. Well worth a visit if you like history

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed January 12, 2018

I was there with my girlfriend during vacation. Place with awesome atmosphere. During the way back to town you can buy great ice cream at small shop in the middle of the way. Love the atmosphere and chilled people :)

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Michaela L
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

A nice steady walk up to the old town. A walk around and into the castle,climb to the top and' a lovely view of the rooftops and the med.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Nice bit of history, but choose the right day, closed on Mondays. But nice to walk around and stop for a beer in the placa.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Lexy F
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Ancient castle where you can see all the town from , if you are interested in how people lived in the past is a "must place" to visit

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Sur3in
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Very old castle with lovely chapel. Fantastic view over the gorgeous Calafell village and beach area. The local goverment should exploit the local business more. The village is quite unique in this area, therefore much more commercial activities should be undertaken to atrack more tourists...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank corky K
Reviewed October 18, 2016

not much for 4 Euro. 1/2 hour walk up the hill from malecon. city not much too. stay at the beach and save your Euros. meutermedia

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank MeuterMedia
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Well reconstructe castle. Good views and info in few languages including English. Combined ticket available to visit more places in Calafell.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Caralajna
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