Castle del Monte

Highly recommended
Built by Emperor Frederick II of Hohenstaufen, this lofty, isolated castle is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in pale-coloured stone, it features an octagonal plan with an octagonal tower at each corner. A superb Gothic gateway, inspired by Ancient Roman architecture, leads into an inner courtyard, around which eight trapezoidal chambers with pointed vaulting are arranged. Above, a further eight identical rooms are lit by delicately ornamented rooms. The whole site offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

Useful information

Address:

70031 Andria

Phone:

+39 0883 569997

Price:

5 €

Opening hours

Apr-Sep: 10am-7.45pm; Oct-Mar: 9am-6.30pm (ticket counter closed 30min earlier)