Monasterace Castle

Monasterace, Italy

The historical centre of Monasterace is crowned at its highest points by the Norman-Byzantine castle dating from the 11th century. The current appearance dates mainly from the 15th-16th centuries.


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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy


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salvatore fontana (16 months ago)
It has its own magic
Nicola “nlucchetti” Lucchetti (2 years ago)
I have a castle sign and went to see but there was little to see.
Mimmo Ceravolo (2 years ago)
The maximum score is due only in recognition of the goodness, the sense of welcome and loquacity of the population of Monasterace, especially the kind ladies of a certain age, as far as the castle (or what became of it) is concerned, it is better that I don't express myself ... No comment
Giorgio Taverniti (3 years ago)
You can visit the courtyard which is always open, the interior sometimes. In summer there is a nice climate, for the lucky ones who climb up there is a beautiful view Ask for information at Bar Dello Sport for updates, they are always informed :)
Usa Getta (4 years ago)
I am not convinced of the ongoing restoration. What I've seen looks more like a consolidation than a restoration. I also noticed that the internal havoc is quite modern and not from the last century. Will they be able to take out all those superfetations? Will they be able to evict the people who still live in the castle, with all those added compartments? I hope...
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