Castles in Sardinia

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Castles in Sardinia

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  • Jan M
    Oslo, Norway53 contributions
    actually yes, I'd say this place is the most romantic spot in whole Sardinia.. the citadel, fortification is amazing spot, pretty hard walk to get up to the top. but what a view from there.. you can find a plenty of restaurants and bars on the way up.. which was amazing as all of them were serving Italian food. btw Sardinian people are just amazing hosts,, highly recommended.. nice landscape also from the top, even from the marina down there, when you can see the whole thing/citadel. plus small fee once you want to enter the history museum on the top..
    Written March 6, 2020
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  • GlennL73
    Beckenham, UK415 contributions
    This is a small castle up quite a steep hill / cliff but it is worth going to if you are in Castelsardo. You apparently can get a Tuk-Tuk up to it if you are not fit enough, but the walk up to the castle via the narrow cobbled streets is as pleasant as the walk around it. The views when you get there are fantastic. There was an amiable man who collected the small entrance fee and a small souvenir shop.
    Written January 20, 2020
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  • Tontotravels
    Winslow, UK424 contributions
    Interesting 13th century castle on which you can actually climb all the way to the roof and be greeted by spectacular views of the surrounding town and countryside. The final climb is up a steep ladder and through a narrow hole, so be warned
    Written June 24, 2019
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  • Honisoiquimalypense
    Derby, UK1,355 contributions
    This is a fair walk out of town. The castle is on a hill and there is a climb up to it. The castle and moat itself is no great shakes and to be honest I would have been disappointed coming here to see it by itself, however, the views for the top of the hill made up for the trick. I particularly liked the wild flowers that grew around the castle. There is a lift as the back but it was broken. I do not believe that this would suit the less abled.
    Written May 12, 2019
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  • Becky D
    4 contributions
    They are apparently not using the 4€ entrance fee for the upkeep of the castle. Visitor walkways are in disrepair and a number of areas are roped off and closed. If you are looking for a panoramic view of rooftops this is it. The castle is best viewed from the outside on the other side of the river.
    Written August 28, 2021
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  • GuppeC
    Hulshout, Belgium527 contributions
    You have to get away from the regular road, the drive over there is a bit bumpy, Yet there is a nice parking space available . There are some cabines available as well, but nobody around. It is all free to go all the way up, a good climb. The first part is a nice simple walk way. If you go further up, it is a bit harder, but even our 5-year old did it and had fun doing so. Climbing the high stairs. When you reach the top, you can visit the ruin, have great views of the surroundings. We were the only visitors, so incredibly quiet. Our little ones also enjoyed watching the lizards. you can see them running aound everywhere.
    Written September 9, 2018
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  • marco z
    Asciano, Italy54 contributions
    This is certainly one of the main attractions in the whole area between Low Marmilla and Campidano. The castle is well preserved and and the guides are skilled and professional. The joint ticket allows visitors to have access to the new Museum of bread culture which is also located in the town center. The house of bread yields an interesting cross section of the economic and social life of this fertile land. Definitely worth visiting.
    Written June 13, 2019
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  • Visitor
    1 contribution
    Great place to visit if you want to see a slightly different side of Sardinia and learn a bit of its history.
    The place is very nice and the panorama is amazing (especially on a sunny day); additionally, it is well managed and the tour guides are really caring and passionate about keeping it in shape!
    You also get a discount to visit some other museums/places in the same area, which is a great initiative since it allows you to explore a part of the island that is much less touristic.
    Written April 20, 2022
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  • Eli B
    Sydney, Australia3,697 contributions
    Set in the island’s most fertile region, its famous for having the only continuously inhabited medieval castle in Sardinia. Named after a warrior queen who fought against the Catalan-Aragonese in the 15th Century. Today it is the home of the counts of Villa Santa but within lies the Museo Risorgimentale full of military artefacts , rich furnishings and assorted objects of interest, like Josephine Bonapart’s Wine glasses, marked with a ‘’J”. There are stupendous views from the castle roof and on a clear day you can spy the Castello di San michele in Cagliari, some 40 km away.
    Written August 12, 2019
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  • MaldivesComplete
    West Wycombe, UK2,959 contributions
    Most people think of the expansive seaside of Sardinia for a holiday, but the interior offers some dramatic vistas. Only one of the most photogenic landscapes in all of Europe is the town of Burgos and it's crowning Castello del Goceano. It is a perfect way to break up a cross-island trip between the coasts (takes about 2 hours to drive east to west). There is not much to do in Burgos itself or the surrounding area unless you like windy-road mountainous activities (eg. biking - motor or pedal- and hiking). And not many dining options. And the ruin itself isn't so great as other reviewers have mentioned. But the short hike up to it is a charming way to stretch you legs and have brief exploration of this rustic mountainside village.
    Written March 27, 2016
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