Top things to do in Peñíscola

Top Choice Park in Peñíscola

Sierra de Irta

To escape the summer crowds, seek solitude in the Sierra de Irta. Running south from Peñíscola, it’s both nature park and protected marine reserve, best explored on foot or by mountain bike. You can attack the full …
Tapas in Peñíscola

Rojo Picota

Open year-round (later hours in summer) and a favourite with locals and visitors, this place on the waterfront road offers a range of excellent wines by the glass, and wallet-friendly Basque-style pintxos (tapas) at…
Castle in Peñíscola

Castillo de Peñíscola

The rambling 14th-century castle was built by the Knights Templar on Arab foundations and later became home to Pedro de Luna (‘Papa Luna’, the deposed Pope Benedict XIII). There are various exhibits relating to the …
Spanish in Peñíscola

La Taverneta de Sant Roc

In the touristy heart of Peñiscola, you fear the worst from the throng of places with photos of food out on the street. But this is a real exception: a generous, kindly spot intent on its customers leaving full and …