Travel to a time in which the region of Valencia was the cradle and refuge for rebel popes. Visit the refuge of the last Popes of Avignon, Benedict XIII and Clement VIII. Conquer Peñíscola, one of the most beautiful villages in Spain, and sit on the Iron Throne. Discover Peñíscola, a destination that was seen in movies both Spanish and in Hollywood. The city is loved for its crystal-clear beach, its walled citadel and its castle crowning the highest rock. Indeed, Peñíscola is one of the most beautiful villages in Spain but also, It's a set seen fit for Game of Thrones and El Cid. Walk through the white streets of a fishing village and discover an imposing and impregnable castle which controls the passage of frigates and corsairs. Going off the beaten path, we will reach Sant Mateu, unknown but not to be forgotten for its historical links to Europe, and uniquely arched buildings. Explore Sant Mateu, the historical capital of the Maestrazgo, strewn with buildings reminiscent from a glorious past to discover why it was a headache for European kings and Roman popes. Finally, you get the chance to climb to the lookout and get a view of the encircling mountains and discover its secrets from a magnificent and unique sanctuary.
With strong roots in France, Spain and Mexico, I'm fond of travelling. When I was a kid, I was often climbing pyramids and mountains. I enjoy exploring and sharing the country of my Spanish grandparents. I love this city and its bountiful region! We organize exciting excursions for people looking to plunge into the local culture. Amir and Adela, as co-hosts, official guides and native experts, introduce guests on experiences. Amir is a skilled Art History graduate. Adela has a Spanish Philology PhD. I studied Economics wishing to save the world. Local history and tradition are our passion. We have fun looking for secret stories and places. We take pleasure in searching original routes that take you to two unique and impressive places that share common threads. By connecting two scenery, we create an original tour that is one of a kind.
You will enjoy your drive in a private, modern and comfortable AC bus as you take in the scenery. You will also have a…
Peñiscola is an extraordinary sight! Imagine a castle on a high rock dominating a walled white city surrounded by the deep blue sea. This is a stronghold, connected to land by a narrow isthmus that has weathered many battles, sieges, plots and finally…film crews! Sant Mateu is unknown but not to be forgotten for its historical links to Europe, and uniquely arched buildings. It was a mountain haven for popes and Cathars... and for you too!
18歳以上の方10名まで参加できます。保護者同伴の2歳未満のお子様も参加可能です。 Involves a 30 meters uphill climb to the castle
Comfortable walking shoes
Your guide will wear a sky-blue polo with a logo of "The Touring Bus"
Storm a sea Fort, reach a hill Sanctuary