Angevin-Aragonese Castle

Agropoli, Italy

The  Angevin-Aragonese castle in Agropoli has a triangular shape with three circular towers and stands on the highest point of the headland. Around the walls there is a wide and deep moat which today is visible just on the side of the village and disappears while on the eastern side because of agricultural works and past landslide.

The castle was built on the 6th century Byzantine foundations by the Aragonese reign in the 15th century. The Inside part of the castle is composed of a central square, nowdays used as on open air theater, and on the northern side by the “French Room”.

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Roberto Leonardi (12 months ago)
This Castle has a tringle shape and its located in the ancient small town of Agropoli in Cilento. At the top of the "borgo" was an italian military fortess in the past and now a fascinating place for its story, home to cultural events and theater events outdoors during the summer. It's worth a visit ? #Cilento #Italy #Campania
Chun ju Su (16 months ago)
Ticket 2€,stunning view ,nice sunset ,but just view ,no to much can see in castles.
Steve D (4 years ago)
We visited early November. There was none else there so checking it out was leisurely and relaxed. It’s an old castle perched high as they usually are. The views are sensational from this castle. Everything else in the old town was shut incding the restaurants. If in Agropoli the castle is worth the visit.
Oleg Barinov (5 years ago)
Nice old small well-preserved castle, the entrance is just 1 euro, inside you can find some temporary and permanent art exhibitions, which is a nice bonus. The main advantage - stunning views to the bay and mountains around. Can recommend to visit, if you are somewhere around, probably doesn't make sense to travel there deliberately from far away
MARTIN MARTIN (5 years ago)
This is a small and very cute castle that cost €1/person to visit. There was an art exhibit and there is a little room that shows a video of the history of the castle. The room with the video is super small and only fits about 8 people and only has one tiny window to ventilate the entire space. The views are amazing!
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