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The Royal Castle (Chateau Royal)

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Well Preserved Castle with tons of History

This is a main tourist attraction in Collioure and definitely worth visiting when in the area. The... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Kim G
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Toronto, Canada
Great place to visit, but more guidance needed

The entrance price was reasonable and we had an enjoyable time looking round this enormous castle... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Barbara V
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London
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An 800-year-old château with great rampart walks, views, and mildly interesting exhibits on local history and contemporary art.
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quai de l Amiraute, 66190 Collioure, France
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

A stunning Chateau by the sea. A few minutes walk from the train station and behold what a stunning sight. You can walk all around and marvel at the view. Quite amazing

Thank 522depeche
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

It reminded me of a Tardis: vast inside. Even more remarkable considering it’s right in town next to the sea. So many structures & rooms to see. A sheet of explanation was available in several languages, as well as multi-lingual descriptions on the way round....More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Nice well preserved castle. it is just a pity that it is empty, save for some temporal exhibitions not related at all with the castle.

Thank Erec_de_Graal
Reviewed 20 August 2018

In addition to soaking up the atmosphere of the castle, there were two exhibitions. Both were very interesting. Exhibitions change but one which was good, covered the large concentration camps which once existed outside of Argelles Sur Mer.

Thank Chrissie1953
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is a main tourist attraction in Collioure and definitely worth visiting when in the area. The history of the site is quite fascinating since over the years it has actually been the location of four castles. Below is a brief timeline of its existence....More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

the building itself is quite impressive but there is not much information about the history or the usage of the various rooms open to the public. No attempt to create an atmosphere. We wanted to do the guided tour but they only do them in...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The entrance price was reasonable and we had an enjoyable time looking round this enormous castle. Our main problem was that there were so many tunnels and passages to explore, but no signs to find the way out, so we were afraid to go too...More

Thank Barbara V
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

As very often in France I am ammazed of how little is translated in to English for all the tourist visiting

Thank Sannie M
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The Royal Castle in Collioure is wonderful with amazing views. I go to Collioure alot but had never looked around the Château Royal de Collioure before. It was a good entry price and all the staff were very friendly and smiley. The grounds were amazing...More

Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This is such a nice castle. It’s was so windy that day but I still had a nice trip. This castle is so interesting, I love the history of it. And the view of the sea it’s just so cool.

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AnnaMarieT917
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You can get to Collioure by train from Port-Vendre. No need to buy tickets in advance for the Castle. Tickets cost €2. The caste is great, but the little town of Collioure is spectacular and the castle just gives you more... More
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