The town of Peñíscola has grown to become one of the most important tourist destinations on the Spanish Mediterranean coast.
Located 150 kilometers from Valencia and 200 kilometers from Barcelona, Peñiscola is well connected by road via the AP-7 motorway and national road N-340. It is also accessible by plane from the local airports of Reus, Valencia, Barcelona and Castellón.
The castle, built by the Knights Templar in the 13th century and the dwelling of Benedict XIII, the "Pope Moon", is the attraction of all visitors who come to this city with a strong seafaring tradition.
Its privileged location, near the Sierra de Irta and Maestrazgo connects Peñiscola to countless routes and roads leading to different cities and towns, where visitors can discover the monuments, cuisine and culture of the "Baix Maestrat” region.
The proximity of major cities such as Valencia, Barcelona and Tarragona, Port Aventura in Salou (90kms,), the Delta del Ebro (45kms.), the Golf Course Sant Jordi (15kms.) and Valld'Uixó Underground River (80kms.) plus the mildness of its climate, outstanding water quality and magnificent beaches, make Peñíscola an ideal holiday location for all seasons.