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Castel del Monte

Strada Statale 170, 76121, Andria, Italy
+39 0883 569997
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Strada Statale 170, 76121, Andria, Italy
+39 0883 569997
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a beautiful castel , museum with a shop. we visited the castel some years ago, now its very well renovated... i must to see if you visit apulia

Thank LucaCapalbio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Castel Del Monte was my friend's favorite site during our recent 10 day trip to the "heel of the boot" of Italy. This is a very dramatic looking castle on an isolated hilltop location. When you are at the top you can see the...More

Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot of history stored in this landmark. It's not very busy, but you can find an image of this landmark on the euro coins.

Thank Leo V
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We visited Castel del Monte as part of our guided tour of Puglia. Katia our guide explained the mystery of the castle; there is no moat or drawbridge that is traditional to a castle, the number 8 - 8 sides and 8 towers, 8 rooms...More

Thank SBandRB
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We checked out of our delightful B&B Zuppetta 16 in Bari, crossed the street to pick up our Budget rental car, and drove 56km to this site. Being off season, we were permitted to drive up the castle’s 1 km approach lane(passing the huge roadway...More

Thank Gene J
Reviewed 29 October 2017

As we did not have a car, we hired ToursByLocals to bring us to this castle as well as give us a tour of the historic center of Bari. It was built during the 1240s by the Emperor Frederick II. This castle is unique both...More

Thank Marian C
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The castle is empty and for that the entry fee is a bit expensive, but the view is priceless. Especially recommended to see the sunset.

Thank N0i
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful day trip to this castle, which was a hunting lodge for Frederick the Second of Hohenstaufen. The rooms had a few displays and the marble and stone architecture was wonderful. The perimeter was nice to walk around,& bathroom...More

Thank Virginia S
Reviewed 22 October 2017

A remarkable location on a hilltop with views for miles. Very well restored. Atmospheric. The minimum signage is a little disappointing, though there is more for Italian speakers. The walk from the parking area is very pleasant, less than 10 minutes, so one need not...More

Thank DUN01170
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Looking castle from the outside...one takes a shuttle bus from the parking lot to the castle...no furnitures are inside ...the shape of the castle makes it unique...I am glad we had a tour guide explaining things while walking around...I am not sure I would have...More

Thank andoffigoagain
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Friedrich B
31 October 2017|
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Response from Virginia S | Reviewed this property |
Not really set up for that. Cold, poor lighting. Many more special places for an event in Puglia.
29 December 2016|
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Response from Antonio N | Reviewed this property |
there are bus even during the winter becouse ther are shop restaurant and 1 church very nice place
marie n
24 August 2016|
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Response from Peter G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know as we visited not long before the earthquake.