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Overlooking Salerno at a height of 300 meters (985 feet) is Castello di Arechi. From here, enjoy a full view of the city and the Gulf of Salerno. Built during the sixth century, the settlement has been traced to Norman, Angevin, and Aragonese styles. The castle is currently used to host exhibitions and conferences, and can be entered for free every day except Monday. If you're heading there by bus, be sure to note the timetable for your return before heading off. Before you head to Salerno, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Salerno online vacation builder , to make sure you see all that Salerno has to offer, including Castello di Arechi.
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..mit traumhaftem Rundblick über das Hinterland, der Stadt und den Golf, man kann mit dem Auto herauffahren, schöner und aufregender ist aber der Aufstieg zu Fuß über den Sentiere aus der Altstadt her... more ».. with fantastic panoramic view over the hinterland, the city and the gulf, you can drive up by car, but the ascent on foot over the bulls from the old town, but you must already be experienced to find the way despite signs at the houses , then it goes over the horrible road towards Amalfi Coast (help zebra stripes) and off goes through the pine forest steeply uphill.
We took the number 19 bus up to the castle. On the way in, we were greeted by a stray horse. On the way out, we were befriended by a wayward goat. The views are amazing, and the museum is small but in... more »
The castle is nice even in its ruins, you cannot find any attraction there just look around and shoot some photos from the bay. The museum is not tematic, not interesting but shamelessly expensive. Not worth buying it however the stuff stricktly call us. Scam!!!
Thr hiking track is not well maintained, i will recommend google maps to keep tracking the location. The view from the top of castel is absolutely worth it.
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