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Great views

It's worth the walk up to the top of the Citadel just for the views alone. There's a small museum... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Superb views

Quite a climb but well worth it as the 'eagles eye' view of the coast and town is stunning! A... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
Michael H
Grantham, United Kingdom
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Let your imagination soar as you tour this ancient fortified castle and accompanying museum.
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All reviews old town on foot views are stunning steep flight of steps cobbled streets during our stay regular shuttle bus pleasant walk entrance fee museum coast hill sea castel handicrafts panorama beaches
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

It's worth the walk up to the top of the Citadel just for the views alone. There's a small museum, which we didn't visit, and a selection of cafes and restaurants, some with outside tables offering views across the bays.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BobinWirral
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Quite a climb but well worth it as the 'eagles eye' view of the coast and town is stunning! A wealth of history and amazing how people managed to build a structure of this magnitude at such an height - wouldn't have wanted to be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Ok for a few days . Castelardo is a Nice place to stay. We use it for base to make lovely trips to many beaches around

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter W
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Must visit in Sardegna, best views with restaurants, bars and gift shops. But the museum is poor. About an hour drive from Alghero.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patricija9
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We visited for a few hours with two kids under 4. The walk up the stairs isn't too strenuous and the views are lovely. Plenty of places to eat. The castle was ok but it is small so don't expect grandeur or quantity of things...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mathremuk
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Once you have passed the touristic sceneries of coral sellers, you will arrive at the castel. For an entrance fee of € 3 you can enter the castel/fortress. This is a museum for a number of things. Weavery as well as fishery geer. All not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ch B
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Castelsardo really left an impression on us during our stay in Sardinia. Really nice city to visit and so many places to combine with the citadel: the park, the museum.... You notice it when parking your car, high above the sea, built on the rocks,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GuppeC
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Worth visiting if you have half day, the citadel offers stunning views. We have visited the place in the afternoon but did not have enough time to wait for sunset which I think will be awesome.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank blahaj2018
Reviewed May 16, 2018

When you visti Castelsardo old town you can climb up to the citadel. Not spectaculair but oke for a visit. Nice views.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Andrea S
Reviewed November 10, 2017

We called here for lunch on our way from Alghero to catch the ferry to Corsica. There is a car park at the bottom of the town and regular shuttle bus runs to the Citadel. For the more energetic there is a steep flight of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank margareth700
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