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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
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.
Well, if you visit Perpignan this historical place is a must see and entrance fee is moderate.
I liked the view from the tower the most since you can oversee the whole city.
Apart from that there is just a couple of rooms to see...More
Although it's a wee bit of a walk to this palace (uphill in the afternoon sun wasn't fun) it's definitely worth making the effort to visit this lovely place. Unusual in that it was a fortress and a stately home, a written guide explains the...More
Impressive building, takes around 60 to 90 minutes to walk around. There are some great views of Perpignan from the top.
There’s a ramp to get up to the main square of the palace. There it’s mainly on 2 floors, with steps between them.
I liked this palace quite a bit - definitely different than others I’ve run across in France or Spain. Some other reviews knocked the lack of furniture inside it, which is pretty ridiculous considering its age. Good views from the top.
It was very medieval in feel, as there were sports activities with hundreds of kids taking place in and out the castle! All very bubbly and noisy, but probably much closer to historical reality than quiet whispers in corners. Just a lovely building to walk...More
The view from the top of the tower almost worth the admission fee itself. A new exhibition looking at the connections with other regional towns (both in Spain and France) but only in French, Italian and Spanish. A3 sheet with basic background information, enough to...More