Puglia, Basilicata, and Calabria Sights

Castello Svevo

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  • Vieste
  • Military Site

Published 05/06/2016

Fodor's Review

While in Vieste, take a look at the massive walls of Castello Svevo. Originally built by Frederick II, it was enlarged by the Spanish to defend against attacks from the Turks, and it has remained a military base ever since. It is only open to the public on rare occasions in summer.

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Via Duomo, Vieste, Apulia, 71019, Italy

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Published 05/06/2016


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