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Castle & Fortifications A royal palace of the medieval Mediterranean Located in the heart of Perpignan, this 13th century palace was for nearly a century the center of the ephemeral Kingdom of Mallorca. Its construction, completed after 1300 in the...more
All reviews worth a visit information sheet main tower an interesting place impressive structure written guide guided tour background information great view of the city outer walls surrounding area fascinating history old town speak french enjoyed our visit taking place rooms
Looks forbidding on approach, with its bleak walls and then the iron gate and tunnel entrance. But the panoramic view from the tower puts everything into context. Now you can see where you are! The maze of rooms below is intriguing. The weather was bitter...More
I thought it would just be a load of ruins so when I discovered that it was all complete I was amazed. It's one of the most underrated places I've ever visited. You can easily spend 2 hours there - printed (brief!) guides in all...More
This huge and impressive fortress is situated 5-10 minutes walk from the centre of Perpignan up a steep hill and in peaceful residential neighbourhood. There are a lot of steps and ramps to walk up throughout the citadel so it is somewhere to visit if...More
This building is a wonderful spot to explore for an hour or two. The entrance fee is €4 per adult and €2 for students.
The structure was originally built in 1276 and is an incredible example of medieval civil and military architecture in Southern France....More
The visit is surprisingly pleasant. Do NOT hesitate to take the guided tour which enable to discover the history of the castle as well as how it has been built. Plan more than one hour but it really worth it.