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You have to enlist in the Italian Navy to get here.

To get to this Swabian castle tourists have to enlist in the Italian Navy. The castle is closed to... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
VadimM67
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Murmansk, Russia
Nice Castle Closed To The Public

It looked to be an intersting historical castle but sadly it is used by the miliary and closed to... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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29 Jul 2018
“You have to enlist in the Italian Navy to get here.”
26 Jul 2018
“Sounds interesting but closed”
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

To get to this Swabian castle tourists have to enlist in the Italian Navy. The castle is closed to tourists, but it can survive. If you want better to visit a very significant similar castle in Bari. The castle of Brindisi passed from one owner...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

The Svevo Castle looks interesting from the outside, but as it is not possible to visit it should be removed from tourist attractions. We were at the castle gate, parked our car and could not get in. Disappointment!!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank SergioRPereira
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Impressive, massive, long history. Functions today as a military building, therefore cannot be visited.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank anxor_2
Reviewed 5 June 2017

It looked to be an intersting historical castle but sadly it is used by the miliary and closed to the public. Worth taking a look from the gate however.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 11 April 2017

So bad it' s closed to the public, but if you're interested in castles still worth the walk to it, which won't take you long since Brindisi is not a big place and everything is at relatively short walking distance;

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank nadia16
Reviewed 2 January 2017

cause it's a army place the caste is closed, it's possible arrange visits in advance (i don't know if it's easy) if you want see the castle from outside go along ''via dei mille'' and not along the coast.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

The castle itself is interesting to see. There is a theater that shows an informational video in many languages. The thing that interested us the most was the ability to see the actual areas where the archaeological dig is continuing and the many items on...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 19 July 2015

The Castle Svevo di Brindisi is visible from many parts of Brindisi and looks very interesting, but visitors should be aware that it is not possible to actually visit the castle currently. I checked at the tourist information office and they told me there is...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank SteveWhelan
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Great old churches to visit interesting place nothing to dislike if you go to Italy you must see this place

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Gayrod
Reviewed 4 July 2012

While you need to book in order to visit, this castle is amazing. You can see the whole port from it and visit the rooms where apparently the king of Italy stayed durung the war. Worth a visit...

Date of experience: June 2012
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The castle is now an operating naval base and as far as I could see it did not offer tours but suggest you visit one of the Brindisi or Visit Puglia sites and they do refer to the castle but on checking there we no details... More
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