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Interesting Castle

Worth a visit, we were here in September and there was a lack of interpretation - TV screens in... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
Martina Franca, Italy
Must visit!

Amazing experience, phenomenal views from the town, history all around. If you are anywhere near... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Ilya L
Demarest, New Jersey, United States
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Amazing experience, phenomenal views from the town, history all around. If you are anywhere near Puglia - it's a place that's a must!

Thank Ilya L
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Fab views so super photo opportunity also the drive through the forest was amazing, lovely historic place

Thank Ant_Spain
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Our rental car served us well on this sightseeing trip. It is a steep climb up to Mante Sant'Angelo with many switchbacks. There are rocks walls and terracing all along the way, some of them so precarious, one wonders about the hearty souls who set...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The view is just amazing. I would recommend a visit in the evening to see the sun go down. You'll learn about the historic background of the castle going back to the 12th century. Right next door you'll learn about archangel st. Michael and you...More

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Not much of a castle, but worth it for the views over the countryside and towards the coast. One or two interesting rooms and some very low ceiling passageways, but not much else.

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The town is well worth a visit. The views are spectacular! As are the winding streets and vistas of the older parts of the town. The castle / fort must be one of the most spectacular in Europe... well worth a visit . The usual...More

Thank AUSTIN l
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We visited this marvelous Norman fortress late in the day, so we saw it at dusk and under lights. It is a wonderful site - and it amazed us how they could build such a structure in this location, given the amount of rock it...More

Thank pico1
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a large castle, that like many, was built in the 9th century and then extended and rebuilt over the centuries. There are lots of battlements and rooms to visit. Follow the plan they give you to make the most of your visit. Great...More

Thank Angu5
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The scenic drive and the views alone would make this a destination. Throw In that it has history from the 6th century and a dominating strategic fortress from the Crusades and the history buff in me is inflamed. As in many castles there is not...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Worth a visit, we were here in September and there was a lack of interpretation - TV screens in place but not working and very little other information. However the stones do speak for themselves. It is worth an hour or so and it's not...More

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