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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place. Great spirits. Great architecture. Built around 800 years ago. You can see most of the rooms in 2 stories. Get the audioguide. It is worth it. You will need around 1-2 hours for your visit. Just near the site there is a nice...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this castle is a mystery, nobody know why the Frederico the secon has built this place- It is built on a hill, looking out on green plains. Inside it is void, but you can feel the energy from the middle ages. When i went there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elisabeth N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architecture of the castle makes a visit worthwhile all by itself, but you really need a guided tour to bring the history alive. The castle was essentially abandoned for years and stripped by local shepherds and hunters, but there is enough left that with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank dven8
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This was my first visit to this area and our family group of five people drove to see this castle. It is not occupied and you can see all of the first floor and only a portion of the top floor. The views are phenomenal...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank norme-ormond
Reviewed December 30, 2018

A bit expensive to visit but very impressive. This is the work of a nerd. It's perfect for children to rebuild in Minecraft. The interior is a bit empty, it would have been better with more lively decorations, pictures, paintings, furniture, etc …

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

UNESCO heritage with a lot of history behind this site that explains more about the region in general. Amazing view and position of the castle, definitely to be visited if nearby but not worth traveling all the way to come to visit it. Puglia has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank David M
Reviewed October 21, 2018

it's so impressive go around and enter inside the walls of this very famous castle were jean jacques annaud filmed some part of " the name of the rose " from best seller of umberto eco

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed October 18, 2018

35 km from Trani is the Castel del Monte, Combination of Gothic, Italianate, Islamic and Roman architecture.. Some posters have indicated their difficulty in reaching the Castel. With this in mind we ventured forth from Trani by bus. Everything fell into place and seemed quite...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Rasputin21
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Castel Monte is one of the many UNESCO World Heritage sites in Italy and one of two in Puglia. It's a little way off the usual tourist trial and while the architecture is fascinating it is really only worth a visit if you are in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Hannah75
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Castel del Monte occupies an imposing situation at the top of a hill, giving it sweeping panoramas to the Adriatic and across the limestone plateau of Puglia. It is in remarkably good condition for its age thanks to substantial reconstruction. It is a fine example...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Friedrich B
October 31, 2017|
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Response from 387virginias | Reviewed this property |
Not really set up for that. Cold, poor lighting. Many more special places for an event in Puglia.
December 29, 2016|
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Response from 876antonion | Reviewed this property |
there are bus even during the winter becouse ther are shop restaurant and 1 church very nice place
marie n
August 24, 2016|
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Response from PeterG38 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know as we visited not long before the earthquake.