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Castello di Acaya, Vernole
(4.3/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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  • A castle that holds a particular fascination with interiors. From the terrace you can admire the countryside of Salento. A nice evening in August.
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  • As soon as you arrive at Acaya is perceived for the charm of this small village guardian of centuries of history; Acaya is a rare example of a fortified city, with orthogonal mesh road scheme existing in Southern Italy in the 16th century. The impressive work that transformed the old village of Segine, later renamed Acaya from her family's name, was created, strengthened and tidied urban military architect Gian Giacomo Acaya's from 1521 to 1535. The magnificent Castle, dating from 1535/36, has a trapezoidal structure surrounded by walls and a moat and a rectangular shape can be considered one of the finest examples of defensive architecture of Renaissance Terra d'Otranto: this military establishment is a gem and is definitely worth a visit, with the sympathy and the preparation of guides to whom I applaud for the kindness and competence shown.
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  • This medieval castle was a positive surprise, taking in the scenery was beautiful, and the Castle environment interesting. The small town of Acaya is worth a stroll, with its grid-based gatumönster.
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  • Magic - even more if you visit the castle in a hot summer afternoon.
  • Acaya is a small village with a quaint old town: Castle encloses with its walls a large square. Inside are often set up exhibitions and meetings
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  • Small town near lecce. One of the best preserved examples of fortress town in the South if you out there recommend a visit
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  • Fortified medieval village quaint. You visit in a couple of hours. I recommend it.
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  • Friendly village where everything is well taken care of. A beautiful setting for la notte della taranta.
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