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Castello Normanno Svevo

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Nice experience

I liked the castle very much but unfotunately it's the only location that worth a visit in Vibo... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Bucharest, Romania
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Very good local museum.

Situated in a castle there is a very good display of Greek & Roman artefacts dating from C7th BC... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I liked the castle very much but unfotunately it's the only location that worth a visit in Vibo Valentia. The rest of the city doesn't offer you many attractions. It has a big and nice museum. A guide explained us few this about it's history....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Situated in a castle there is a very good display of Greek & Roman artefacts dating from C7th BC -C3rd AD. They come from local sites & are well displayed. Artefacts include Roman underwater finds, Greek terracotta objects, a Greek helmet & a Greek bronze...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We drove to this castle and museum today.Entrance fee is 3 euros each.The setting is true to life and the artifacts are outstanding when you think of their antiquity. BUT this wonderful place seems to be only for Italians to understand their history as almost...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

On top of the hill is the castle with great views across the countryside and inside is the well laid out archeological museum. The display on pot making was very informative and the bronze helm its upstairs were magnificent.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

What is impressive is to put yourself in the place of the enemies who attacked this castle....how they coul won?

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank petrescucristi
Reviewed 2 August 2014

I've been visiting Vibo and this region for over 9 years. I've always seen this castle at the top of the hill and today decided to go find it. It is now used as a museum called: Museo Nazionale archeologico Vibo Valentia. It's only 2...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed 4 December 2013

The archeological museum in the castle at Vibo Valentia is well worth a detour. There is a most impressive collection of antiquities from local excavations with a very informative overview of the Greek, Roman and medieval background of this area. A very important region of...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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