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  • Excellent36%
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Mar 8, 2018
“Well preserved ”
Oct 26, 2017
“Huge site, impressive bit of history ”
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Piazza Padre Angelo Cuomo 1 | Sulla sommità del Colle Albano, 71036 Lucera, Italy
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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Decent signage. A good sense of the space can be had by walking the inner part and then around the walls. There are good views from the tower.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately it was not open inside but you could still walk round the outer walls of this huge castle. Impressive views of the surrounding countryside.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

I had the privilege of visiting this site with a local who has a passion for history. This castle is magnificent and enormous and as you walk around the different areas you can physically feel the energy of times long past. There is an excellent...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank TA808
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Family took us to see this ancient castle. There was a minimal fee to get in. There were quite a few signs explaining about the castle. The signs were in both Italian and English. I think this would be a good place to take children.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Sue Ann D
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Definitely visit this site. Gigantic Fort built by Frederick II, massive and impressive. Views of countryside are spectacular.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank LucyRK
Reviewed September 26, 2016

This is an enormous example of a fort built in early times. Well worth a look inside and also a walk around the outside.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

This is a huge castle, unfortunately only the walls are standing - and one tower with a video display - however with a bit of imagination there's plenty to see. Walk round, look at what remains and make up a story.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank HampshireBirdman
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Inside this place there isn't much to see.....the main thing that's still standing (after all this time) is the walls. So the walk around the castle was the highlight. And big it is, almost one kilometer in total. Great walk!! Inside there's one tower you...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank HJteK
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

First time I went in a fortress! Inside there are just ruins from different ages, but the walk in the tower is available and it's actually impressive to see the landscape around and to know that you are in a place where hundreds of years...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank 245c_dricd
Reviewed February 18, 2016

What a shame because the structure merits its fame even if not much has survived except walls and tower. It would be very striking with the floodlights but at that time it was not to be.

Date of experience: October 2015
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