Chateau De Salses

Currently Open [Closes at 06:30 pm]
  • Address: Avenue Château Fort, 66600 Salses-le-Château, France, Perpignan
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +33-468386013
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids, Fort

Chateau De Salses - Review

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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TripHobo Highlights for Chateau De Salses

  • Chateau De Salses Address: Avenue Château Fort, 66600 Salses-le-Château, France, Perpignan
  • Chateau De Salses Contact Number: +33-468386013
  • Chateau De Salses Timing: 10:00 am - 06:30 pm
  • Chateau De Salses Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Chateau De Salses(preferred time): 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Chateau De Salses: 01:00 Hrs
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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

  • 49.18% of people start their Chateau De Salses visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

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

Monday, Friday and Sunday

94.18% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chateau De Salses

People normally club together Cinema Museum and Maison Quinta while planning their visit to Chateau De Salses.

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Chateau De Salses, Perpignan Reviews

  • A really interesting place full of vibrant local history between Aragon and France. I recommend you start with a free walk around the fortress with the guide pamphlet to get a general understanding of the place and it’s history. Then take the guided tour which takes you up on the walls and into the Keep which has been partly restored so gives you a real flavour of what it may have been like. Small children need to be carried due up the steps but worth the effort. Great value at €8 per adult.

  • It has an interesting story, and guides explain it very good.

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

  • Unguided tour is boring. Make sure you go on 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

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