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Castel dell'Ovo

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Via Eldorado 3 | L'accesso al castello è gratuito. L'orario indicato è quello estivo., 80132, Naples, Italy
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All reviews free entry egg castle nice castle bay of naples free attraction worth a visit walk around nice walk walk up mount vesuvius virgil cannon poet fortress backdrop shore napoli
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Reviewed yesterday

Castel Dell'Ovo is a medieval fortress on a peninsula (former island) jutting into the Gulf of Naples. Exploring it was great. The views of it from the Via Carraciolo were even better. From the top, we had spectacular looks at Mount Vesuvius, the Isle of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is located on the seaside promenade. Nice panorama place from the terrace on the top. Mostly a place for exhibitions. the castle is an old bastion of defense. Mostly known for the legend of the EGG

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank vigri
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place with good views and free entrance. Does somebody know what are these things in the water? Are they some kind of mollusks farms?

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VovaD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst walking along the seafront we decided to take a look at the castle, expected to be charged to enter, only to discover that it is free, you only pay for a guided tour. We walked up to the top along the winding paths. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 461philg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nothing special , great place to see Napolis sunset....great for photos....10 minutes away from Royal Palace...no ticket...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ilias i
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Me, my other half and my friends came to this castle on trip adviser recommendations as we needed to fulfil some time before travelling to the airport. This is a free castle to enter and was actually very interesting (although the kids hated it as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lozza_H_07
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

I spent some hours going up there and checking the view to the Napolis Bay It s really worth and easy to visit and go up there

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 312z_s
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We had a quick visit to the Castel dell’Ovo on a particularly windy day. There was no entrance charge which was a nice surprise as most other sites in Naples have. However, there wasn’t a lot of information about the castle and it might have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank julesd149
Reviewed 31 October 2018

The castle is well preserved and access to the large roofed area is free. From the top there are excellent views of the bay and Vesuvius to one side, and the western bay to Posillipo to the other. At the base of the castle is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BaruchBarryPinnick
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We visited the castle one afternoon during our stay in Naples only to be be told we couldnt go to the top as it was closed. We were told we could go to the 2nd floor for 6 euros so we decided to do this....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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20 April 2018|
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Response from Jonathan M | Reviewed this property |
In Italy is not holiday 19th september. just check if it s holiday in Naples
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11 June 2017|
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Response from nikhil b | Reviewed this property |
Renting a boat:the castle itself is surrounded by a jetty with boats for hire. Plus there r 2 yatch clubs right next to it. Here is one name of a club to start ur enquiries;Club Nautico Della Vela, 12 Borgo Marinari, Napoli... More