Caltavuturo Castle

Caltavuturo, Italy

Caltavuturo Castle clings to the top of the hill called Terravecchia, overlooking the modern small town to the north. It was originally the city's medieval core, completely abandoned for a different site (that of the modern town) only in modern times. The origins date from the Arab period. 

Some massive parts of the walls remain, being a curtain wall of quadrangular plan and another semi-cylindrical tower  to protect the access on the north side.

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Founded: 9th century AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Michele Pecoraro (2 years ago)
A nice and well organized place
Domenico Granata (2 years ago)
On the vertiginous rock of Terravecchia there are the remains of the castle of Caltavuturo. With a square shape of 25 m, the small castle dominated the entire inhabited area of ​​Terravecchia. It is possible to reach the castle only through a pedestrian path.
Salvatore Di Fiore (2 years ago)
To visit!!
Daniela Zaccarini (3 years ago)
Very suggestive. Not to be missed
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