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Not much left, but the Views are Breathtaking

If you make it all the way up here, take advantage of the views and the story of Castelmola. There... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are in Castelmola you may as well climb up the steps to see the ruins or whats left of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Rotabile castelmola, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
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All reviews the bus spectacular views worth a visit day trip small village mount etna every hour walk up castle ruins highest point worth the climb takes about minutes giardini naxos worth the effort euros return on foot parking lot
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you make it all the way up here, take advantage of the views and the story of Castelmola. There are some structural remains at the top of this area, so explore and look for fun photo opportunities and read a little bit about the...More

Thank OnYourMarkTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Castelmola you may as well climb up the steps to see the ruins or whats left of the old castle. Nice job of preserving what is left of a few walls, lovely views to take a few pictues.

Thank 5-2-go91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is well worth the climb - these are probably the best views in Sicily. Castle nothing spectacular but what you can see from there is

Thank BobStamford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were out of season so we drove right up, parked for a few euros and spend 2 hours walking the town right up to the top of the castle which was free to visit. The views of Etna from the town are superb. A...More

Thank JamesLumley2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the trip just to see the views. It offers a beautiful panorama of the area, Teormina and Mt. Etna.

Thank OCMDRaven
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't go as far the actual castle which you can see perched on the next hilltop but it was a great side trip from Taormina. We took the Interbus up the hill. It is a pretty and very touristy village. We then walked down...More

1  Thank galloping_grannie
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We went up on the bus (1.90€ each for a single) and walked back down to Taormina. This took 40 minutes, mostly on a paved path which amazingly had cars dotted along it next to many houses. Path starts at the piazza where the bus...More

Thank rosserUk
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This really is an eye opener . Couldn't believe the views from there . A real gem of a little village on top of the world !!!

Thank Howard J
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Mount Etna had been covered in cloud all week, so on the day we got up early to drive to Castelmola we were rewarded with a wonderful view. Larger than it appears, it’s worth an hour of your time and a coffee and the best...More

1  Thank FifiCH H
Reviewed 16 September 2018

If you want a change from the beach, this is a village to visit. The view from there is great including on the Etna.

Thank Dominik125
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Response from Dlionking | Reviewed this property |
You can drive up to Castelmola and there is plenty of parking. However if you go in the busy season, you have to go early before 9.30am because the parking will be full.