Guided tour

Castel del Monte 1-Hour Guided Tour

Activity provider: Le Terre di Federico
Guided tour

Castel del Monte 1-Hour Guided Tour

Activity provider: Le Terre di Federico

From US$ 85.68 per person

Explore a 13th-century UNESCO World Heritage Site of Puglia guided tour of Castel del Monte. Built by Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen, the castle is a unique form with 8 octagonal towers

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English, Italian


  • Explore the 13th-century castel of Castel del Monte
  • Discover the most important medieval monument of southern Italy
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Puglia landscape
  • Learn more about Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen of Swabia
Full description
Discover the most significant medieval monument in southern Italy on a 1-hour guided tour of Castel del Monte. Situated in Andria in the Puglia region, the citadel and castle is a national treasure and beauty to behold. Built on top of a hill with commanding views of the Puglia region, Castel del Monte is the most important building built by the Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen of Swabia. Explore the monument’s myths and legends, including the meaning of the number 8. After years of neglect, when the castle was stripped of its furniture and marble decorations to become a refuge for shepherds, brigands and political refugees, Castel del Monte was bought and restored by the Italian state in 1876. Almost a century later, it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for the perfection of its shape and harmonious union of cultural elements from northern Europe, the Islamic world, and classical antiquity. Explore the castle’s façades and interior, and learn the historical context in which it was built.
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Ticket entry Castel del Monte
  • Transfers by shuttle bus
  • Parking costs

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Meeting point

Meet at the entrance to Castel del Monte. 76121 Barletta-Andria-Trani.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Transfers to and from Bari Airport or the port are available on request
  • Please note that it's possible get to Castel del Monte from the car park without using the shuttle bus, by walking for approximately 20 minutes
  • All bookings are non-refundable within 48 hours of the scheduled date. Refunds will not be given in the case of no-shows
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Tour veramente bello, oltre la location la guida è stata proprio bravissima, il costo forse è un po eccessivo ma ripeto il tour è sicuramente valido

September 4, 2022


Abbiamo visitato Castel del Monte. Organizzazione perfetta, guida Gennaro molto preparato e competente Il posto è spettacolare

August 21, 2022


Bei unserer Buchung wollten wir ausdrücklich eine Führung in Deutsch ! Und wurde mitgeteilt, dass dies nicht möglich sei - nur auf Englisch ! Zu unserer großen Überraschung teilte uns die Führerin dann bei unserem Treffen mit, dass sie durchaus Führungen in Deutsch anbietet. Obwohl wir 2 Std. Gebucht hatten war die Führung nach knapp 60 Minuten beendet !!!

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July 27, 2022


Product ID: 42944