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Castello Aragonese

Piazza Castello, Otranto, Italy
+39 0836 210094
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Private Tour: Otranto City Tour with Ice Cream Tasting
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Semi-Independent Tour to Otranto and Punta Palascia from Lecce
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“empty rooms” (2 reviews)
“guided tour” (2 reviews)
“old city” (2 reviews)
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Piazza Castello, Otranto, Italy
+39 0836 210094
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the Adriatic Coast of Puglia, in the Salento region. This region produces 60% of all the olives in Italy

Thank NanaM4three
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good castle to visit with great views of Otranto. The underground tour is very good and they have a guide in English.

Thank Canishound
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Otranto and find yourself tempted to go into Castello Argonese, please resist the urge. The castle is not worth the entrance fee. It has been rebuilt with no attempt to keep the architecture 'in period', using big modern concrete blocks and...More

Thank onetwochachacha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We paid 12euro/pers and we we got no map, no story, no guide. The rooms were renovated and we saw nothing but white walls. Not worth the money, better see it from outside.

Thank marcip03
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We paid 12 euros each, not wanting to bother with the underground section, which would be 15 euros all told. It was fun wandering on the top of the castle and the views of the town are great. At the moment there are two exhibitions;...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I have visited the Caravaggio exhibition and was very disappointed. The advertisement said Caravaggio and the Caravaggeschi : after paying €12,00 a person we discovered that there was only one painting by Caravaggio on a total of 25 paintings. On top, the spotlights were very...More

Thank Adelheid448
Reviewed 27 May 2017

well worth a visit, the guided tour a must, views from the roof of the castle amazing. Easy to walk around and no rush to vacate the castle. Beware of coach tours, especially those with school children, as can be noisy and crowded in parts...More

Thank suecompasec
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We sailed from Greece to Italy and stayed here 2 nights in the Marina, Castillio Aragonese magestically over looks the bay, it's pretty impressive. . Lovely to walk round and lovely to walk through the old town inside it's walls.

Thank 337Debbie
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This massive castle commands a point of land overlooking the Otranto harbor. We wandered around the outside to get some perspective on its massive size without touring the interior.

Thank JimSTL1021
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a beautiful, imposing and well maintained Aragonese castle which occupies a large part of old Otranto. The inside has some interesting findings, such as the library but has also empty rooms and some dedicated to non relevant shows.

Thank marcopolo111
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Priscilla R
5 February 2015|
Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
it varies, open longer hours during tourist season. check the website out for specifics. i think it is currently off season and closed for repairs and maintenance.