Peniscola, Spain

Peniscola is a popular tourist destination in the province of Castellón, Valencian Community, Spain. The town is located on the Costa del Azahar, north of the Serra d'Irta along the Mediterranean coast. It is a fortified seaport, with a lighthouse, built on a rocky headland about 220 feet (67 m) high, and joined to the mainland by only a narrow strip of land.

Peniscola is an historical town which boasts an impressive 14th century castle perched 64 metres above the sea. There is a 5km sandy beach which features a wide promenade with cafes and shops.

Things to see and do

* Ulledecona Medieval Castle
* Beaches
* Promenade
* National Park of Sierra de Irta

General Information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – Spanish, Valencian
Population – 8,220 approx
Land Area - 79 km2
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 34

Port Location – The port is located in the downtown area of Peniscola.

Transport Links – Peniscola is accessible by bus and boat.

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