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Peniscola, Costa del Azahar, Spain
Peniscola holidays


Peniscola is the leading beach holiday resort of the Castellón province in Costa del Azahar that is worthy of its beautiful beaches.

Situated on a rocky promontory in the company of beautiful beaches and great nature, the town has great historical heritage.

The Old Quarter of Peniscola is worth a visit.

The Peniscola castle on the hills is attractive with a spectacular overlook to the town. There are variety hotels and accommodation opportunities by the beautiful beach of the town.
The fortress commands the highest point of the peninsula. The parade ground is a superb balcony from which to admire the Mediterranean, and the Keep is a perfect platform and place from which to contemplate the wide sweep of the coast.

This walled enclosure of Peniscola becomes a popular venue in spring and summer times for the Spanish Comedy Film Festival and the Festival of Ancient and Baroque Music.

As for the beaches;
the coast road to Benicarló is the beautiful beach of Peniscola.

In the centre of Benicarló stands the Baroque Church of Sant Bertomeu worth a visit and see. Also its parish museum houses interesting examples of Gothic art.

Outside the town walls of Peniscola, there are wide range of accommodation opportunities ranging from generous overflow of hotels and holiday flats to residential estates.


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