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Castel del Monte

Andria, Italy
+39 0883 569997
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The Charm and Mystery of Castel del Monte 2-Hour Guided Tour
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Private Tour: Castel del Monte 2-Hour Guided Tour
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Trani Wine Tour from Bari or Ostuni with Visit to Castel del Monte
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
3 weeks ago
“Long queues to enter the castle but worth it if you take the audio tour.”
3 weeks ago
“Impressive castle with breathtaking views.”
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Andria, Italy
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+39 0883 569997
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect, but I loved this unique castle built by Frederick II. The views were spectacular....warning it's in the middle of no where. The architecture is so unique because it is built in an octagonal shape. Although most everything was stripped...More

Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were long queues to get into the castle b ut certainly worth the effort especially if you took thye audio tour. There is nothing much to see in the castle unless you pay the 3.50 for the audio tour. The castle has 5 bathrooms...More

1  Thank rodneycs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first glimpse of this medieval castle on the hillside is amazing. This world heritage castle was built by Federico ll as a recreational place and not for means of defence. It's uniqueness is that it has a octagonal shape. There are 360° views from...More

Thank stevie965
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The Castle is located on the hill with nice view. It is octagonal that is why unique. The entrance fee is 7EUR but if you are not interested in contemporary sculpture there is absolutely nothing to see. You walk around enter the rooms and that...More

Thank jjedyta
Reviewed 20 April 2017

On the way from Bari to Alberobello there is Castello del Monte, a very impressive octagonal fortress, which dominates the whole surrounding. it has eight "wings" two foe every four directions. The fortress has an octagonal inner court as well. the interesting detail is the...More

Thank salmer_11
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Perched on a hill, Castel del Monte, is a mystical and magical experience. Unique in it's kind, it's something you can't miss. Beautiful setting. During high season, parking location is about 1 km away. A bus takes you up. Guide book a must

Thank nadege76
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

With poor access & little to see, this castle is well worth avoiding& bypassing during your time in Italy. A true tourist trap!

1  Thank JimSTL1021
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We spent 1-2 hours walking around this castle at the end of a day and enjoyed it thoroughly. The building and its rooms are very symmetrical, apparently Frederic II used mathematics to work out the plan. Castles are normally not of much interest to us...More

Thank Gail T
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday so was a little busy but has good parking and a shuttle bus but is quite easy to walk up the hill. Once on the top the views are spectacular. Very interesting building and well worth s look if you...More

Thank Brunel1859
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This was a bit of a trek to get to. Little parking other than in an adjacent restaurant site, with an attendant requiring a tip. After climbing the hill we each paid 7€ to enter. No audio guide and little in the way of exposition...More

Thank d20Sam
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bitto2015
How get the caste by public transport in winter? I know there are buses during the summer from Andria but i think they are off in winter.
30 December 2016|
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Response from Antonio N | Reviewed this property |
there are bus even during the winter becouse ther are shop restaurant and 1 church very nice place
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marie n
Was this castle affected by the recent earthquake on August 23, 2016?
25 August 2016|
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Response from Peter G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know as we visited not long before the earthquake.
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Katherine M
Is there an English-speaking guide at Castel del Monte?
9 April 2016|
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