Excursion to Morella from Peñíscola

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Excursion to Morella from Peñíscola

This excursion to Morella from Peñíscola is part of the Route of the Most Beautiful Villages in Spain.

Morella is one of the municipalities in the province of Castellón recognised as “Ferrero Rocher Villages”, just like Peñíscola. With the brand’s iconic initiative “Together we shine brighter”, Morella is one of the municipalities of the province of Castellón recognised as “Ferrero Rocher Villages”. Interesting facts

Interesting facts

Located in the north of the province of Castellón, this municipality has a lot to offer. Since 2013, Morella has been part of the network of The Most Beautiful Villages of Spain, and no wonder!

Its Mediterranean high mountain climate gives it a unique charm, with cool summers and snowy winters. Imagine spending days surrounded by snow, an experience you won’t forget!

But what really makes Morella special is its picturesque landscape. With its castle crowning the town at a height of over a thousand metres, centuries-old walls and towers that give it a fairy-tale feel, you ‘ll feel like you’re in another world!

Morella has been declared a Historic-Artistic Site and has the UNESCO declaration of the rock shelter of Morella la Vella.

Basilica of Morella – Gran Hotel Peñíscola

Excursion to Morella from Peñíscola

We recommend the following activities in Morella:

Visit Morella Castle

This imposing medieval castle is the symbol of the town and offers spectacular views of the surrounding area. Explore its walls, towers and passages while learning about its fascinating history.

Tour the old town

Morella’s narrow cobbled streets are full of charm. Stroll through the old town and admire the medieval architecture, stately homes and picturesque squares.

Visit the Archpriestly Basilica of Santa Maria

This impressive 13th century Gothic church houses important works of religious art and is a place of great historical and cultural value in Morella.

Taste the local gastronomy

Taste the typical dishes of the region, such as olla de la Plana, trinxat, tortas de Morella (Morella cakes) or handmade sausages. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy the excellent local gastronomy in one of the town’s traditional restaurants.

Explore the Tinença de Benifassà Natural Park

Just a short distance from Morella is this beautiful natural park, ideal for nature lovers and hikers. Discover its mountainous landscapes, rivers, waterfalls and a great diversity of flora and fauna.

Visit the Sanctuary of the Virgin of Vallivana

Located in a stunning natural setting, this sanctuary is an important pilgrimage site and offers spectacular panoramic views of the region.

Where to sleep?

The Gran Hotel Peñíscola is the best option to stay and discover two of the most beautiful villages in Spain (Peñíscola and Morella). You will also be able to enjoy the activities and points of interest in the nearby towns

Book now and don’t miss anything!

Make your reservation through the web www.granhotelpeniscola.com

If you prefer, you can call the Reservations Department on 964 46 90 06 to formalise your booking or to resolve any queries you may have.

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