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Castel del Monte

Strada Statale 170, 76123, Andria, Italy
+39 0883 569997
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Castles of Puglia Day Trip from Bari
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Puglia Full-Day Tour: Bari, Trulli of Alberobello, Castel del Monte and Sassi...
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Strada Statale 170, 76123, Andria, Italy
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+39 0883 569997
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"frederick ii"
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"shuttle bus"
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"car park"
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"parking lot"
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"hunting lodge"
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"beautiful castle"
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"worth the trip"
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"public transport"
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"audio guide"
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"worth the effort"
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"cent coin"
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"two floors"
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"del monte"
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"few minutes"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This castle was built by Frederick II an intriguing monarch. He had some peculiar beliefs and this castle exemplifies his obsession with the number eight, possibly because when written on its side it denotes infinity. The castle has eight sides, eight towers an octagonal courtyard...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Castel del Monte was cloaked in clouds when we arrived. Very fittingly, that we found this Unesco World Heritage castle, built by Frederick II in 1240, veiled in mist, since the function of this beautiful octagonal structure is also clouded by history. Was it a...More

Thank EuTravelMag
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 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
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Reviewed 22 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
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Reviewed 5 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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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bitto2015
30 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
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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.
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