Peniscola from the height of the castle of the Pope Luna
Acquainted with the interiors of the castle, climb to the right tower of the main gate, called "Tower of the Pope Luna", as she was disgraced and divided into apartments Canonica (Palacio Papal). The tower offers a panorama of practically the whole of the Peninsula, the fishing harbour and South beach.
East quarters of the old city. The lighthouse tower with a height of about 15 meters was far below.
Flat roof-patios appeared in the houses of noble citizens in the Roman era. Later it became a typical element of the Spanish-Moorish architectural style that has spread on the colony.
Now the patios on the roofs are used for drying clothes, but in some places you can still see shady corners to relax.
Looking North will see a long strip of beaches stretching for 8 kilometers to the town of Benicarlo. On the horizon are seen the mountains of Benifassa (Muntanyes de Benifassà) where the homonymous nature Park (Tinença de Benifassà).
East towering mountain range Montsià (Montsià, Serra de), which is Tortosa.
let's go to the top of the West part of the castle, which is a large platform surrounded by battlements, called "balconada" (balconada).
In the foreground is the bell tower of the Church of St Mary(Iglesia de Santa María) built in 1862, Alausas a copy of the bell tower of Church virgin Ermitana, built, erected half a century earlier. My hotel, Casa Juanita is right at the walls of the Church.
teachers will see the berths of the fishing port.
to the Right of the bell tower is visible arc South beach (Playa Sur de Peñíscola), reaching a width of 80 meters, which go up the hill hotels and villas.
Looking down, will see the strengthening of Asset (Baluarte de Acceso), protecting the castle gate.
North adjacent to the castle Church Church virgin Ermitana.
bell Ringers in modern Spanish churches long gone - they were replaced by electric drives on hard carilona often with computer control.