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Castle Acaya

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Address: Piazza Castello - Frazione Acaya, 73029, Vernole, Italy
Phone Number: +39 347 253 5235

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Lovely Castle

Not sure of the history behind the castle but it is fairly easy to find (Largo Castello in Acaya (Acaia)) and fun to explore. A few restaurants close-by.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 June 2013
Naples, Italy
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Houston, Tx
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Not much to see in the castle, but it has some nice views. I would not go out of the way to see it, but if in the area worth going.

Thank Graham S
Esher, Surrey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

In April the village seems almost deserted. We found one mini market open to buy cheese and wine & one little shop with papers but none in English and no postcards. There were a couple of bars open serving coffee or drinks. There was a temporary exhibition in Castle Acaya about another castle that had some English explanations but nothing... More 

Thank IsofEsher
N. Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

thisvisvavshortvdrivevfrom Lecce and easy to find with easy access. Also worth a cycle ride to see, nice flat landscape around here

Thank letaylors03
Naples, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2013

Not sure of the history behind the castle but it is fairly easy to find (Largo Castello in Acaya (Acaia)) and fun to explore. A few restaurants close-by.

Thank clovebs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013 via mobile

We arrived here by coincidence and we have been lucky. There was a nice exibition over Ancient Roca, but the Castle itself is for sure worth visiting. I have been facinated by the underground space with great acustics.

Thank ElenaEindhoven

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