What to see in France

Royal Castle of Collioure

Château royal de Collioure
Château royal de Collioure

At the end of the 13th century, the castle of Collioure was built on ancient Roman foundations on the initiative of the kings of Majorca.

Visit the royal castle of Collioure during your camping holiday

It is a fortress located in the Pyrenees-Orientales on the commune of Collioure. The castle was intended as a summer residence for the royal court and to protect it during its stay.

In the 17th century, after the Treaty of the Pyrenees, France became the owner. Vauban fortified it by building an outer wall and a glacis.

In 1939, the castle was turned into a prison for Spanish refugees. Today, the fortress houses temporary exhibitions and the vaulted rooms of the square tower can be admired. It is nowadays the last medieval fortress in France, together with the castle of Vincennes. It has been listed as a historical monument since 1922.

Where to stay?

To help you organise your camping stay in the Pyrénées Orientales and your visit to Collioure castle, we have selected some campsites in Collioure.

Practical information:

The Royal Castle is closed on 1 January, 1 May, 15 and 16 August, 25 December and 31 December.

Opening hours: November to March: 10 am - 5 pm (last entry 4.15 pm)

April, May, June and September, October: 10 am - 6 pm (last entry 5:15 pm)

July and August: 9.30am - 6.30pm

Prices 2022: full price: 7 €, groups: 3,5 €. Free on the first Sunday of the month from October to June, school groups, under 18s, 18-25s from Europe, jobseekers and RSA recipients.

Contact details:

Quai De L'Amirauté


Tel. +33 (0) 4 68 82 06 43

Website: collioure.com



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