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The castle, stronghold of the town of Gallipoli, is completely surrounded by the sea. It is located on the eastern part of the “nice town” and it can be already seen at the entrance of the peninsula which surrounds the old part of the town, at the...more
I visited at sunset. It was very atmospheric and well lit, the audio guide gave useful explanations of the history although was not essential as there was lots of information on the walls. Although the castle has only opened recently and is far from being...More
This castle has probably undergone a degree of sympathetic restoration. There are some great views from the walls over Gallipoli, the harbour and its surrounding seas. The highlight for our visit was a display of works by Jacob Philipp Hackert from his time spent in...More
It is not the largest castle I have ever seen, nor one with lots of things to see. There are mostly pictures (from random photographers) and video rooms (quite boring).
Having said that the castle is beautiful, nicely kept, amazing rooms. The one room I...More
This overlooks the harbour and is worth a visit. There is a route laid out with information posters in English that describe the history of the fort and the use of each of the rooms. There were photography and painting exhibits in some rooms and...More
It has a very prominent position in the old town on your left as you cross the bridge and as Castles go it is pretty typical with the entrnace area crammed with tourist type places. It dates back to the 13th and 14th century and...More