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Castello Piccolomini di Celano

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Very interesting little castle

The entrance cost was only €4 The ramparts gve great views over the local area. There is an... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
cycleplus1
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MIlton Keynes
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Most perfect castle

Wonderful castle. Very good value and right in the town centre . It's a proper Italian town no... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Gabby33
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

The entrance cost was only €4 The ramparts gve great views over the local area. There is an interesting museum in the castle,very well displayed.There was also a room where you could watch people restoring objects which was interesting. Definitely recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful castle. Very good value and right in the town centre . It's a proper Italian town no tourist so you can have a real Italian experience

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Gabby33
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here on our tour of southern Italy. Lovely hill top town and fabulous castle. It was surprisingly empty when we visited; no crowds which was great to walk around this interesting structure with its fabulous views of the local area.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

The first thing you see when reaching Celano is the big castle on the top of a hill. Go and visit it!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Alexandrurusu1988
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Just a nice building full of character is the prettiest town in Abruzzi. Loved the ambience and the tranquility of the place. Will return soon.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fully restored, this XIII century caste overlooks the Fucino valley and you can see it from the highway so, if you got a little time to stop in the beautiful town of Celano, you can't miss Castle Piccolomini. The main entrance and the central court...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Alexankh
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Decided to stop off cross country. Lovely village. The castle was impressive from the road and even more so as we followed the path round. Nice place to stop off.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Maria W
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

So far this Castel impressed me the most in Central Italy. It has been fully restored and is in prestine condition. It is also a museum and can host weddings. Plenty of information is available. This is money well spent and very highly recommended.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Martin N
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

From the highway , you can't miss the commanding presence of the castle overlooking the valley. The castle was severely damaged in the earthquake at the start of the 20th century and restored. There's not that much to see inside but the views are impressive...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank andrew-jerusalem
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Castello Piccolomini is a good place to visit if you are passing by or have a few hours to spare. The Castle is set in the heart of the town of Celano and it's easy to reach off the main autoroute E80. You can see...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank Stuart C
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