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Villa Palagonia

Open Now: 09:00 - 13:00, 15:30 - 17:30
Open today: 09:00 - 13:00, 15:30 - 17:30
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A nice visit. This was my second time in Bagheria and I was happy to be able to visit this place... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Trutnov, Czech Republic
Weird and Wonderful

Entry includes a free guided tour. Being English and not speaking Italian, they managed to get 2... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
Irene P
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Piazza Garibaldi, Bagheria, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

A nice visit. This was my second time in Bagheria and I was happy to be able to visit this place. It is always interesting to learn more about the history and the nobleman´s life.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jamafi
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Entry includes a free guided tour. Being English and not speaking Italian, they managed to get 2 younger people (girl and boy) to show us round. They made the tour very interesting. I think it is a weird place with a strange story behind it's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Irene P
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Great villa and even the state of slow decay is somewhat charming. Unfortunately only 3 rooms can be visited and the gardens are not taken care of. Staff at ticket office is very unfriendly. We had to wait until the guy hat finished his cigarette...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Matteo R
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

What a nice place to be visited in 20min. in a rural area.!!Begheria is a very nice village 30min, driving from Palermo. Very nice Palazzo to be visited (€6 entrance). Inside the area there is a small church. Sunday we were attending the mess at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place! One of the most unusual villas in Italy and in Sicily as well .. Villa Palagonia is a masterpiece of surrealism and Sicilian barocco ! The garden is so rich and quiet monsters are not so ugly but they made villa looks...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Irina D
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Was a nice villa one day I suppose. Still nice garden. Villa needs renovation. 6 eur entry is way to much. 2 eur Max are fair. Many rooms are even closed.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank naztorious
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I recently purchased a second home in Bagheria and decided to scope out the city. This villa must have been something in the 1700 and 1800's. The "monsters" are worth seeing and the Villa is a quick walk through. My hope is that the family...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had a pleasant time as we strolled the grounds in the late afternoon. It was easy to imagine what it must have been like to live in this place years ago.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Fran0812
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Hello, The Villa is beautiful but there is no explication about its history etc, it's a pity ... Moroever, the flyer in French that they give you is full of mistakes. It's a shame for a paid visit ... So you go there and just...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Xavier R
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting Bagheria last week we thought we couldn't miss that Villa worldwide known What a deception , for 6 € per person , you can access only to 3 empty rooms the rest being closed , and the ground level seemingly divided in occupied apartments...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Response from Manola P | Reviewed this property |
Hello SteffiGri the villa is always open the ticket I do not remember well but it costs little. Good stay.
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