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Bourbon Cycle Route

No. of cycle route BI10

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Elevation profile Bourbon Cycle Route

Added on 13 Mar 2016,

on 13 Mar 2016

Cycle route metrics

Total distance in km

343

Cumulative elevation gain in m

5.996

Avg. slope uphill in %

1,75

Cumulative elevation loss in m

5.977

GPS track data

Information about rights to the gps-track data

Rights owner

biroto-Redaktion

Rights characteristic / license

cc0: Public Domain no Rights reserved

Link to the description of the license

creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/

GPX file uploaded

by biroto-Redaktion on 13 Mar 2016

Track points in total

5.146

Track points per km (avg)

15

Start/endpoint

Start location

Bari, Apulia, IT (8 m NHN)

End location

Naples, Campania, IT (27 m NHN)

Sources of information

Websites:

Beds4Cyclists, worth visiting and infrastructure

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Latitude / Longitude

Phone
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Type of accommodation

Route km
Dist. to route
Elevation AMSL

Rating for cyclists

 

0 km
1,6 km
4 m

Ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik
IT-70123 Bari

 

Ferry pier

Hours of opening

Departure times at Bari in 2014:

11.04. - 31.05. 01.06. - 30.06. 01.07. - 28.07. 29.07. - 19.08. 20.08. - 01.09. 02.09. - 30.09. 01.10. - 30.10.
Sun 22:00 22:00 22:00 12:00 22:00
Mon 12:00
Tue 22:00 22:00 22:00 22:00 22:00 22:00 22:00
Wed 22:00
Thu 22:00 22:00 22:00 22:00 12:00 22:00 22:00
Fri 22:00 22:00 12:00
Sat 22:00 22:00 22:00 22:00 12:00 22:00

Sailing duration is 10 hours.

 
 

67 km
1,1 km
530 m

IT-76123 Andria

 

Castle/palace/World heritage site

Castel del Monte
Castel del Monte
Courtyard of the Castel del Monte

Castel del Monte (Italian for "Castle of the Mountain"; Barese: Castídde d'u Monte) is a 13th-century citadel and castle situated on a hill in Andria in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. It was built during the 1240s by the Emperor Frederick II, who had inherited the lands from his mother Constance of Sicily. In the 18th century, the castle's interior marbles and remaining furnishings were removed. It has neither a moat nor a drawbridge and some considered it never to have been intended as a defensive fortress; however, archaeological work has suggested that it originally had a curtain wall. Described by the Enciclopedia Italiana as "the most fascinating castle built by Frederick II", the site is protected as a World Heritage Site.

Castel del Monte is situated on a small hill close to the monastery of Santa Maria del Monte, at an altitude of 540 m. When the castle was built, the region was famously fertile with a plentiful supply of water and lush vegetation.

The castle's construction is mentioned in only one contemporary source, a document dating to 1240, in which the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II ordered the governor of Capitanata to finish some works in it. It was never finished and there is no proof that the emperor used it as a hunting lodge as commonly stated. It was later turned into a prison, used as a refuge during a plague, and finally fell into disrepair. It originally had marble walls and columns, but all were stripped by vandals or re-used in constructions nearby.

Information about copyright

Rights characteristic / license

by-sa: CREATIVE COMMONS Attribution-ShareAlike

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creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

Input taken over from:

Wikipedia contributors, 'Castel del Monte, Apulia', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 6 December 2016, 18:19 UTC, <https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Castel_del_Monte,_Apulia&oldid=753356777> [accessed 6 December 2016]

taken over / edited on

26 Dec 2016

taken over / edited by

biroto-Redaktion

Hours of opening

1st October - 31st March   9.00 - 18,30 (the ticket office closes at 18:00)

1st April - 30th September  10.15 - 19.45 (the ticket office closes at 19.15)

Closed on 25th December e 1st January.


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