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While I was not able to go inside, walking around gave you the feeling of what it took to construct this place. It is currently being renovated on the outside but you can still see and understand the work that went into building the castle....More
if you are in trani you have to visit it, however, a lot of it has been converted to offices and venues for exhibitions. It has been modernised, unless the original builders were good with double glazing! Their are no views from the upper area...More
Frederick II built 200 of these castles in
Puglia. This one is interesting because of its location right on the sea. It has an interesting av presentation in many languages and some great archaeological exhibits. The castle in Bari is more interesting and of course...More
A magnificently restored castle. The rooms are empty, though there is usually a temporary exhibition on the premises. It was a Brian Eno music and light show in 2017. The overall impression is of a very worthwhile project that will appeal primarily to lovers of...More
This very large and imposing building is empty of everything other than a few signs of explanation in English. When we visited it also had an exhibition of modern art which seemed completely out of place.
Not really worth the entrance fee
There are certainly more spectacular castles in Puglia, but this place is interesting and varied in its architecture and atmosphere.
When I visited there was a lovely sound and light installation by Brian Eno in one of the big rooms.
The castle clings to the...More
I am sorry, I really do not remember if it is wheelchair accessible. I do recall that we needed to use stairs, but do not recall if there was an elevator option. You may need to reach out to them directly. In my opinion... More
I am sorry, I really do not remember if it is wheelchair accessible. I do recall that we needed to use stairs, but do not recall if there was an elevator option. You may need to reach out to them directly. In my opinion, unless you are an avid fan of old castles, I really did not think this was a great site.