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Castel del Monte

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Address: Andria, Italy
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Impressive Norman castle

Very impressive castle on the hill, which looks stunning from a distance. Drive right up out of peak season and park nearby. There isn't much to see on the two levels you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 27, 2016
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Very impressive castle on the hill, which looks stunning from a distance. Drive right up out of peak season and park nearby. There isn't much to see on the two levels you can visit apart from some art exhibits. Nothing much to read in English. At EUR 8 each, it's probably overpriced, especially if you have to park a long... More 

1 Thank Angu5
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

If you are in Andria pls you must go and visit the castle very impressed with the sourand area interesting story about Federico I I great for kids.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

We visited Castel del Monte on a bright sunny day, and the views from the top of the hill were nice. The castle itself looks impregnable, but was actually not designed as a defensive fortress. There are no furnishings inside, so it is kind of sparse. Our tour guide was very good in telling the story of the castle and... More 

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Helsingborg, Skane Lan, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful castle with an extraordinary layout in the middle of a stunnibg landscape. The view is fantastic. Well worth a visit. Close by you can find walking trales.

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Castel del Monte, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a must-see for every Apulia-bound tourist. The castle is part of a much larger network of castles that Frederick II Hohenstaufen built along the Adriatic coast. A very enigmatic site indeed, situated in the Altopiano delle Murge, it is also depicted on the reverse of the Itaian one euro cent coin.

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Riccione, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

This is the famous castle represented on the Italian 1 €cent coin! It is located outside Andria, a beautiful city close to the sea. You can't park your car next to the Castle, unless you're a client of the restaurant Osteria Sforza. This castle has been renewed and a tour all around the floors through the 8 towers is now... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice drive out to the castle through vineyards and olive groves. Interesting stone houses / shelters on the roadside. The castle was great to look at but there was really nothing in it except a small amount of artwork. The gift shop was ok but overpriced. No toilets to be seen at all. Lovely panoramic views. Only access in the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

What a weird architecture !!! It was so nice to visite this very unique place. So beautiful castle on top of the hill. With a great view.

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The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The castle looks very nice from a distance. The castle has a very special shape with 8 sites and towers. 8 is the keyword. There is a large parking beneath the hill, so the views at the castle are not disturbed. Also the bustransfer (5-10 minutes) saves you a walk upwards the hill. Inside the castle also 8 is the... More 

1 Thank Luca C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

A monument full of history and mystery. Beatiful and fascinating, surrounded by nature. I recommend getting the guided tour because you will find out many interesting things.

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