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Address: Salerno, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 089 296 4015

Castle ruins date back to the Goth and Byzantine periods.

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Amazing view, the white horse was the best part

Picture it: 2017, Salerno. A young American woman is taken to a castle by a handsome Italian man. Okay, okay. I'm starting to sound like Sophia off "The Golden Girls" but the set... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Picture it: 2017, Salerno. A young American woman is taken to a castle by a handsome Italian man. Okay, okay. I'm starting to sound like Sophia off "The Golden Girls" but the set up does have a point. My escort was showing me around Salerno that day, and said he'd like to take me to a castle. I had no... More 

Thank Euroerican
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Notwithstanding the fact that the ruins of the Castello are absolutely worth visiting, especially if you enjoy that kind of thing, the view of Salerno and the coast from above is absolutely stunning. Aim for Dusk to be there, wow!

Thank Maria C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Getting there by bus (19 from the city about once every two hours) is not made easier without a published timetable, but an internet search gave us the CSTP timetable. So we caught the bus up, and then were well prepared to walk down the very winding hill. All very doable as long as you are prepared. The museum is... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The views of Salerno from the castle are spectacular, and the castle is fun to explore on your own. There is a small museum which is interesting but doesn't take long to go through. We took the #19 bus there (direction towards Croce) and back. There is a bus ticket office near the train station that has the timetables in... More 

Thank Janet M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The castle is mind-boggling, very large with so many areas to climb around and explore. The museum is small but nicely portrayed with items found in the castle from centuries ago. The view of Salerno is awesome and the castle's setting in a wooded area is quite beautiful. There is a bit of a climb from the road to the... More 

Thank Patricia R
Claremorris, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We visited the castle last week . The views over Salerno are stunning, breath-taking .There was a concert there that evening so we didn`t get inside the castle , but it was worth going up the hill to see the views below. Memorable .

Thank mmwm2016
Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

The castel is impressive, all made out of stones and the size of their tower and walls is incredible. Once at the top, you can see the beauty and complexity of Neapels and of course a nice shot of the Vesuvio.

Thank JuanjoTV
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Took the number 19 bus from Salerno out to the castle - direction " Croce". Buy return ticket at the tabachi beforehan and validate on the bus automatic machine. Wear flat shoes as quite a walk up to castle entrance proper from bus stop. Interesting ruins with fabulous panoramic views of the Amalfi coast . Worth the trip just for... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We drove to The castle by our rental car and GPS navigator (A MUST). once we parked our car we walked some 100 uphill to reach to the entrance to the castle. there was an elevator to assist those who could not climb the stares. I must say it was not a short climbing ..... once we enter the castle... More 

Thank Hezkia
Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

If you are using public transport you need to take bus number 19 and remember to get a RETURN bus ticket as there is no where to buy one when you are in the castle. It takes about 15 minutes from Salerno by bus to reach the castle and it is a very easy ride. Remember to check the time... More 

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