Things to see and do - Peñíscola
Peñíscola Travel guide
Peñíscola : Michelin's recommendations
This rocky peninsula (the name comes from the Latin word “peninsula”) is characterised by whitewashed houses nestled inside its town walls. The imposing fortress was the last refuge of antipope Benoît XIII, Pedro de la Luna (1394-1423). Long beaches extend around the town, skirting a modern resort with a number of apartment blocks. In the late afternoon, activity is centred on the fishing port, located at the foot of the old town.
Tourist attractions Peñíscola : Things to see and do
Built by the Templars in the early 14C, the castle was later modified by Benoît XIII. The lower section is occupied by the barrel-vaulted guardrooms and stables. The group of buildings around the parade ground include the vast church, with its pointe..
Squeezed in between its ramparts, which date back to the time of Felipe II, the old town with its winding streets, which show the urbanism of the Muslim era, is a good place to wander.
Avenida de la Mar 32 E - 12598 Peñíscola
With scenic views of the sea and city walls, this pleasant hotel is located on the beachfront in Peñíscola. It features air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, 5 minutes’ walk from the port. Hotel Playa’s comfortable rooms feature traditional, functi..
Avenida España, 32 E - 12598 Peñíscola
Tio Pepe is located in central Peñíscola, just 100 metres from the beach and 400 metres from Papa Luna Castle. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and LCD satellite TV. The rooms in the Tio Pepe can accommodate up to 4 people, and all ha..
Avenida de la Mar, 31 B E - 12598 Peñíscola
Located in the centre of Peñíscola, Estrella del Mar features magnificent views of the Mediterranean Sea and Papa Luna Castle. This hotel offers modern rooms with a hydromassage shower. The stylish rooms at Estrella del Mar feature a flat-screen TV ..