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Castello Dentice di Frasso

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Medieval castle

This castle in the centre of Carovigno was inhabited until 50 years ago, and is very much intact... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
Frank103
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Nice Castle in the middle of town

This Castello offers some quite nice exterior - especially the inner court, which is rather... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2015
RomMic
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Rome, Italy
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Oct 8, 2018
“Great to visit”
Oct 13, 2017
“Castle & Gardens”
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The Dentice of Frasso Castle is a wonderful example of the Middle Age architecture in the Puglia Region, South Italy. It was build under the Normans and then it was enlarged during the XV century. It was an elegant noble residence untill 1961 .You...more
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Via Sant'Anna 2, 72012, Carovigno, Italy
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Lovely and a must see place to wind down and enjoy the scenic parts of southern Italy. Very romantic history too

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hawksmere
Reviewed October 13, 2017

We visited this castle on a trip to Carovigno & although there isn't a lot inside it is well worth a visit and it is FREE . If you walk around the castle you will see the Gardens that are open to the public &...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Phil570
Reviewed August 14, 2017

This castle in the centre of Carovigno was inhabited until 50 years ago, and is very much intact. You can now visit it for free. Well worth it for its atmosphere and the views.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Frank103
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Perfect Location for Leah & Brain's special day with open courtyards,balcony's,stairways, and character second to none. A very beautiful & romantic place.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 16, 2016

We visited this castle in a July afternoon and and art exhibition had place that time. In the castle just a few rooms were open to the tourists. The court yard has traces from it's glamorous past: decorated balconies, stone bench.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Adriana M
Reviewed April 27, 2016

The castle and the a jointing church Sant’Anna and the church across the street S.Maria Assunta in Cielo are breath taking

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Larry L
Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

This Castello offers some quite nice exterior - especially the inner court, which is rather exceptional. A free tour (in Italian) is offered Saturday evenings at 21.30 (throughout the summer season). Although there is not a whole lot to see inside - it is still...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank RomMic
Reviewed May 7, 2015

This castle is in very good condition however the attached garden is in a state of disrepair and a sign indicates that restoration works are planned. We visited on a Thursday during the morning however we found the tourist areas inside the castle were closed,...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank avidtraveller195
Reviewed September 8, 2014

The castle's courtyard is very pleasant with Romeo and Juliet like balconies. In summer the castle courtyard hosts cultural events and the castle has occasional art exhibitions.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank paul b
Reviewed March 7, 2013

The courtyard of the castle is simply stunning, I have also visited this area at different times of the year and the way the sunlight shines through the trees is simply mesmerising. Carovigno is a wonderful town and definitely worth visiting!!

Date of experience: February 2013
Thank Emsteroid
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