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Castle is not a fort

Small castle with beautiful panorama of Campobasso province. Windy n peaceful. Fountain for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maaz H
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Worth a visit

Built in 1450, you can walk up from the city center and entry is free. Commanding views of the... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
tonitone
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small castle with beautiful panorama of Campobasso province. Windy n peaceful. Fountain for drinking water. A historic church infront of the castle. A soothing track to walk down to the historic center of Campobasso surrounds the castle with alot of trees. Car access also with...More

Thank Maaz H
Reviewed 22 May 2018

A small but amazing piece of Campobasso's history! We stumbled upon the castle which had beautiful views of the rest of the city. A must see when visiting Campobasso.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

just a beautiful panoramic view of the city nothing more. could be much more enjoyable if they work a little telling more of story of the castle

Thank Joao P
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Built in 1450, you can walk up from the city center and entry is free. Commanding views of the surrounding area and the city, well worth 2-3 hours of wandering around and exploring.

Thank tonitone
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The castle is well worth visiting especially with a guide to tell more of the history of the city of Campobasso and the castle itself. Having been built on top of the hill, the castle overlooks the city and surrounding areas and offers a fantastic...More

Thank Bulibubu
Reviewed 21 October 2017

A must do in a visit to Campobasso; you can walk up there from the historic center or drive up (free parking). I have done both a few times. At 790 meters above see level this former Norman castle was seriously damaged by the earthquake...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The remains of the Castle over look Campobasso, the region of Molise's capital. The Castle Monforte was built in 1450. Beside the castle is the Church Santa Maria Maggiore as pictured below , erected in the 11th century and rebuilt in 1525. Inside the old...More

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We walked up to this castle overlooking Campobasso in the heat only to see there is parking right outside the castle! The entrance is free and the views excellent. There is not a lot to see from a historical perspective but worth a visit anyway...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

If you're in Campobasso and are able to climb, walk/climb stairs from the historic center to the top of the mountain. If not, drive. Either way, it's worth a visit even from the parking area at the castle. If you are able to walk, it's...More

Thank viamia
Reviewed 28 July 2016

You will see the Castel Monforte from just about every location in Campobasso, so imagine the views when you go up to it. There is a road that takes you to the top, I suggest you walk through the old town if your up to...More

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