Castello Aragonese

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  • Address: Via Pontile Aragonese, 80070 Ischia NA, Italy, Taranto
  • Phone: +39-081992834
  • Tags: Castle, Family And Kids

Aragonese Castle is located on an isolated islet and is connected to Ischia by a stone bridge. The surrounding view of Mediterranean Sea is spectacular. The castle has a rich history which you can explore on your visit here. You can explore through the different parts of Castle and learn more about its history. The castle is huge and has many stairs, so please have appropriate footwear to walk through the stairs. The tour through the castle will take you back to old times and you will absolutely love the feeling. During evening or at the time of sunset, the surrounding becomes surreal and you should not miss any chance to experience it.

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  • Castello Aragonese Address: Via Pontile Aragonese, 80070 Ischia NA, Italy, Taranto
  • Castello Aragonese Contact Number: +39-081992834
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  • 95% of people who visit Taranto include Castello Aragonese in their plan

  • 75% of people start their Castello Aragonese visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Castello Aragonese

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Castello Aragonese

People normally club together Palazzo Pantaleo and Palazzo Del Governo while planning their visit to Castello Aragonese.

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Castello Aragonese Reviews & Ratings

  • Impressive fort and prison. Such a rich history. Our guide did his best to explain the history in Italian and English but it was very hot, there were many chatty children and too much information. Wish we had an audio tour option.

  • Visited with my kids and we enjoyed a lot. Really kind military staff from the Taranto marine guided us on a tour inside this impressive castel and its most incredible secrets. Congratulations on such interesting view of Taranto!

  • If you are in Taranto, you should definitely go see the castle. The castle is on the island which is the old city and pretty much the coolest thing to see there, as the old city itself is rather dilapidated. The entrance is free and you will be joined to a guided tour, which takes place every hour or so. The guided tour is held by a navy person that is assigned to the castle, since the castle itself belongs to the military. The tour is quite informative and takes you through the history and current affairs of the castle. If you liked the visit, do not tip the guide, as they are not allowed to take tips, rather donate to the "friends of the castle" association, which uses the funds for maintenance and repairs. The tour we had was in Italian, French and English and we absolutely loved our guide. Highly recommended

  • Really interesting. Tour was in Italian (oh, how I regret not learning Italian) but still got the gist and written info was in English. Great views too. Also, the tour was FREE!!!

  • You are required to have a guide to go around this site. Because it is a working military facility. The tour is only in Italian, so hard to follow if you are not a mother tongue speaker. It looks beautiful though.

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