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Castello Caetani

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Address: Via della Fortezza, 04013 Sermoneta, Italy
Phone Number: +39 077330008
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My wife and I joined an Italian-speaking group to tour this lovely castle. Whilst we only picked up bits of the guide description, there were others in the group with enough... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016
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New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My wife and I joined an Italian-speaking group to tour this lovely castle. Whilst we only picked up bits of the guide description, there were others in the group with enough English to fill in the gaps. The castle was surprisingly extensive having been added to by several generations. Some of the fortifications were impressive, especially in the most recently... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a perfect example of what a castle should be for a child. Perched right on top of the hill in Sermoneta it commands 360 degree views of the surrounding countryside. It is quite a feat to get to the castle entrance as you have to scale the slippery cobble steps and paths through this gorgeous medieval town. You... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

A castle from the 13th century, a strategic point between Rome and Naples, a military fortress build and rebuild by a pope and the Caetani family, even the Borgia family. The main tower hosts the tent-bed of the lord of the castle in perfect state. You can visit the battlements and a secret passage, used to escape. Should check the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

This castle which dominates the hill town of Sermoneta is the former residence of the ruling Caetani family. It is a magnificent and well-maintained medieval castle within steps of the town's piazza. It offers a fascinating story of the strategic importance of the town in the medieval period and is week worth taking the tour. I was surprised by the... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

What a unique experience to stroll through a medieval village still functioning today. The structures are old but the people are modern. The castle was fun to tour and the village nostalgic to walk through. No cars are allowed inside - the streets are too narrow. Cars have to be parked outside the castle gates. Convenient buses from surrounding towns... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

Worth the visit especially with good weather for the view. Guided tours available. Hours available online: http://www.comunedisermoneta.it/?page_id=240

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2012

We were fortunate to receive a special tour of this castle. It is not an easy place to find to or visit on one's own, but our local friends took us there and arranged for a tour. It is a fascinating castle with a very interesting history, located in a hilltop town that still looks medieval. I would love to... More 

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Sermoneta, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2012

I have just moved here in Sermoneta for business. This Castle is awesome. Can't fail the citizens attitude and delicious plates. I would love to spread the world Sermoneta's big value.

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