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Castel del Monte

Andria, Italy
+39 0883 569997
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The Charm and Mystery of Castel del Monte 2-Hour Guided Tour
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Andria, Italy
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+39 0883 569997
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting to go around the castle with a guide, this castle reminded us of Bodiam Castle in the UK. They also hold art exhibitions within the castle which I thought was a good touch although my husband disagreed with me!

Thank Whitehalltraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Castel del Monte with my wife on May 25, 2017. We left the Hotel Nicotel Barletta and after about 40 minutes (35 km.) arrived at the Castle. Attention that from the beginning of March to the end of September, the climb to the...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in a way lucky to see the Castle in a fog. Mostly it is interesting due to shape of the buiding and the towers. Amazing building1

Thank Olga K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's true that the interior is not furnished, but the Castel is still very interesting for the materials, views, and history displays. Also there was an art installation that was curious. Be prepared to climb a steep, narrow staircase to reach the top floor. On...More

Thank jerseyjazz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect, but I loved this unique castle built by Frederick II. The views were spectacular....warning it's in the middle of no where. The architecture is so unique because it is built in an octagonal shape. Although most everything was stripped...More

Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 7 May 2017

There were long queues to get into the castle b ut certainly worth the effort especially if you took thye audio tour. There is nothing much to see in the castle unless you pay the 3.50 for the audio tour. The castle has 5 bathrooms...More

1  Thank rodneycs
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The first glimpse of this medieval castle on the hillside is amazing. This world heritage castle was built by Federico ll as a recreational place and not for means of defence. It's uniqueness is that it has a octagonal shape. There are 360° views from...More

Thank stevie965
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The Castle is located on the hill with nice view. It is octagonal that is why unique. The entrance fee is 7EUR but if you are not interested in contemporary sculpture there is absolutely nothing to see. You walk around enter the rooms and that...More

Thank jjedyta
Reviewed 20 April 2017

On the way from Bari to Alberobello there is Castello del Monte, a very impressive octagonal fortress, which dominates the whole surrounding. it has eight "wings" two foe every four directions. The fortress has an octagonal inner court as well. the interesting detail is the...More

Thank salmer_11
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Perched on a hill, Castel del Monte, is a mystical and magical experience. Unique in it's kind, it's something you can't miss. Beautiful setting. During high season, parking location is about 1 km away. A bus takes you up. Guide book a must

Thank nadege76
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bitto2015
How get the caste by public transport in winter? I know there are buses during the summer from Andria but i think they are off in winter.
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
Was this castle affected by the recent earthquake on August 23, 2016?
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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