Castel del Monte

The crown of Puglia

 

We will visit one of the wonders of Italy, Castel del Monte. This mysterious castle was built in the 13th Century by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II and is an example of architectural perfection in Puglia. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Castel del Monte is one of the wonders of Italy. This mysterious castle was built in the 13th century by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II and is an example of architectural perfection in Puglia, surrounded by a breath-taking landscape. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The castle has a unique geometric design, a perfect octagonal prism with octagonal towers at each corner, which makes it to be universally considered the most fascinating castle built by Frederik II. Over the centuries, this uniqueness has generated many theories and legends. We are going to tell you only the most accredited theories.

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Combine the visit of Castel del Monte with one of this experiences:
Cooking class

Cooking class

In introductory Apulian cooking classes you will have the chance to gain practical knowledge about some of the most typical dishes of ... read more

Cheese tasting

Cheese tasting

Enjoy the vast production of high quality fresh cheese of Puglia! We will visit an artisanal cheese factory where, from the expert ... read more

Lunch or dinner in a Slow Food Restaurant

Lunch or dinner in a Slow Food Restaurant

We will take you to the most authentic places, and we will introduce you to Apulian restaurants selected by the Slow Food Movement... read more

Wine tasting – Gioia del Colle Primitivo

Wine tasting – Gioia del Colle Primitivo

We will visit one of the most famous wineries in Puglia, whose Gioia del Colle Primitivo wines are considered among the best in the world... read more

Food street market

Food street market

Get a taste of traditional life in Puglia! At least once a week, every Apulian town organizes a local market where you can find local ... read more

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