In the high valley of Fortore, near the border with Apulia, stands the castle of Capua at Gambatesa, with its renowned pictorial cycle, and the surrounding town.
Di Capua Castle
Opening times (free entrance):
– Tuesday – Saturday, 9.00 – 13.00.
From January 1 to July 14:
– Friday – Saturday 7.30 – 13.30.
– Sunday and holidays: 7.30 – 13.30, 15.00 – 19.00.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.
– Closed on Monday.
Getting to Gambatesa
Directions from the North
A14 towards Bari – take the Termoli exit and continue towards Campobasso.
From Campobasso continue towards Foggia for about 25 km. Turn right towards Gambatesa (about 8 km).
Directions from the South
A14 towards Pescara, take the Foggia exit and follow directions to Gambatesa
From Campobasso: SS.17 towards Lucera, follow directions to Gambatesa.
Coaches to Gambatesa leave from Campobasso. ATM coaches connect Campobasso to several destinations including Bologna, Cesena, Chieti, Florence, Forlì, Imola, Isernia, Naples, Perugia, Pescara, Rimini, Rome, Siena. Autoservizi Cerella include Campobasso in the Vasto-Termoli-Isernia-Naples line.
For information on coach services connecting Campobasso to Gambatesa visit the website www.atm-molise.it
Regional rail lines Roma-Campobasso; Napoli-Campobasso; Termoli-Campobasso. For information about coach connections to Gambatesa visit the website www.atm-molise.it
Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO), 259 km.
Capodichino Airport Naples (NAP) 164 km.
Distance in kilometres
Campobasso 32 km; Rome 260 km; Naples 164 km; Pescara 189 km; Foggia 66 km.
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