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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
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
We enjoyed our visit to this palace/fortress. Easily reached on foot through the historic centre of Perpignan, you can visit the grounds for free. 4€ adult entry to the inner courtyard and palace. A large information sheet and map sheet (available in several languages, including...More