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Place de Verdun, 66000, Perpignan, France
+33 4 68 35 42 05
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Really well worth a visit. Make sure you see the sights from the top. 142 steps tho! Time is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul Richard C
via mobile
Only €2!

Worth the visit for the view from the top, it's only €2 and there's a museum inside with various... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
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“great view” (4 reviews)
“old town” (5 reviews)
Place de Verdun, 66000, Perpignan, France
+33 4 68 35 42 05
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really well worth a visit. Make sure you see the sights from the top. 142 steps tho! Time is required to ensure you see everything in the galleries.

Thank Paul Richard C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Worth the visit for the view from the top, it's only €2 and there's a museum inside with various things in but the best thing is the view, you need to be able to cope with steep stairs but it's worth it, you can see...More

Thank Alimat
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Formidable building which dominates the area. Offers great views for those willing to trek up the steps to the top. Can be quite crowded as it was the day we visited. 1690

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Sat near the Canal having a coffee and enjoying the view. Quite a bust town people friendly and helpful

Thank Joan W
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This little 14th century castle looks charming and is in wonderful condition. The castle was the main gate to the city and has had many jobs during the conflicts between Catalan (Aragon) and France, including a French state prison. The spiral stair case is very...More

Thank Celia O
Reviewed 24 February 2017

2 euros or free entrance for young people. 160 steps for having a good view across Perpignan.. ! It's worth a look but for such an historic building, could be disappointing..

1  Thank Robin A
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

2 euro entrance fee...160 steps to top...good views across Perpignan...good for local history buffs...good start point to explore old town

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I'm not sure what I was expecting from Le Castillet, but it did not live up to expectations. I found the staff at the entry desk to be a little rude and off-putting (they were clearly engrossed in a conversation with each other and did...More

1  Thank borderrat0906
Reviewed 4 November 2016

For such a great, historic building, it was disappointing to visit and not be told many stories about its past. It's worth a look (and cheap to visit) but could be so much better.

Thank Judy R
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit even if it's just to climb the 140 steps for the stunning view of the city. For 2 euros entry it's a cool way to spend half an hour or so.

Thank IainTwaddle
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