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This impressive Norman castle is the symbol of Melfi; its story is linked to that of important residents and leading figures who have inhabited, over the centuries, this charming village cradled at the foot of Mount Vulture.

Commissioned by Robert Guiscard, then enlarged by Frederick II, provided with new towers by Charles I and renovated by the members of the House of Caracciolo and the Doria family, today the Castle seems to be literally emerging from the hilltop. Visit the Castle of Melfi, here you will discover why it is considered as the most famous castle in Basilicata and one of the largest in the South of Italy.

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