Chateau De Salses, Perpignan

Currently Closed
  • Address: Avenue Château Fort, 66600 Salses-le-Château, France, Perpignan
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +33-468386013
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids, Fort
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About Chateau De Salses, Perpignan

Built in the 15th century by Spaniards, the fortress was famous for guarding the previous border between Spain and France. Its architecture is intriguing for showing a clear metamorphosis of style from medieval castle to modern fortress. It’s quite a popular destination – over 10000 people visit it annually. Today, it also houses a sculpture museum. Check out the large wine-store near the castle – all the wine here is locally grown.

Trivia: Nobel Prize winning author Claude Simon lives nearby.

Chateau De Salses Information

  • Take the guided tour – it’s the best way to explore this place.
  • The last guided tour is 1 hour before closing time.
  • The tour guide unfortunately may not speak English. 

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Things to Know Before Visiting Chateau De Salses

  • 95% of people who visit Perpignan include Chateau De Salses in their plan

  • 49.13% of people start their Chateau De Salses visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Chateau De Salses

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

94.74% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chateau De Salses

People normally club together Cinema Museum and Sant Pere De Rodes while planning their visit to Chateau De Salses.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Chateau De Salses, Perpignan Reviews

  • Worth to visit. Amazing. Well conserved. Interesting guided tour

  • This castle is well kept and the tour with the guide is good and included in the ticket. The guide interacts with children, a good history check up for kids

  • A fascinating fortress with plenty to see. Make sure you take the guided tour included in the entry price as this will give you access to some restricted areas of the site. Even if you do not speak french the tour is still worth taking.

  • Great piece of history. Kids loved it!

  • Well preserved castle..nice tour

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