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Castello di Caccamo

via Termitana | Palermo, 90012 Caccamo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 814 9252
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Huge medieval fortress

Coming from the coast, the site of the castle is breath-taking. On it's own hill, it looks like a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
henryd795
Not worth the entry fee

Honestly? We love castles and have seem dozens and dozens. This one really was a disappointment. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MPL1
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  • Excellent55%
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  • Average7%
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“guided tour” (5 reviews)
“great castle” (4 reviews)
“norman castle” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
via Termitana | Palermo, 90012 Caccamo, Sicily, Italy
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+39 091 814 9252
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from the coast, the site of the castle is breath-taking. On it's own hill, it looks like a fairy tale fortress. Very well restored. Large powerful rooms, thick walls. Very impressive. Beautiful views of the town and country-side from the castle.There is a history...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly? We love castles and have seem dozens and dozens. This one really was a disappointment. It looks amazing from the outside but there is very little to see on the inside. A few rooms with some dusty old clothes, the odd sword and really...More

Thank MPL1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easliy one of the best preserved medieval castles in Italy. You can do a pretty good walk through, and are able to see some parts that are original flooring. The views are wonderful! I stayed in Caccamo for a week and visited the castle twice....More

Thank Chelsea G
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

We made the detour off the road to Palermo just on a whim,not really having a notion of what we were about to see. To say the impressive sight of this enormous Norman castle practically filling the valley and dominating the town was breathtaking would...More

Thank Cocciolino2015
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

By far our favorite castle that we have seen so far in Sicily. Stunning view overlooking the lake. Kind of tricky to get to, but well worth it!

Thank Greggory F
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Interesting medieval castle to visit, just for the views from the terraces. When it's raining the walk can be slippery.

Thank eelco2013
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Set on a cliff top with extensive views, Castello di Caccamo has a superb setting. This is a popular tourist attraction so expect crowd of people, there's also a lot of steps leading into the castle which might not suit everybody. Make sure you visit...More

Thank 0undleman
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the castle with my 9-year old son. We all loved it. It is a castle that matches the childhood imagination of a medieval castle. A lot of work has been put in to restoring it and what a great job. Good, clear information and...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the castle and the village - great afternoon with the kids. The views are amazing the castle is full of history and the best thing was all the kids are free. For €8 for 2 adults and 3 kids you can't go wrong. Wear...More

Thank Awhiteroi
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We didn't come to Caccamo for the Castle... However, all the people I suggested to visit it were gone for hours and came back with loads of pictures and a smile! So, on investigation I discover that it's the best preserved Norman Castle in Europe,...More

Thank Kevin d
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gica2016
25 May 2017|
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Response from TurismoCaccamo | Property representative |
The castle is open every day except on non-holiday Mondays, 9-13, 15-19l
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Brenda C
13 May 2016|
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Response from Christophe F |
We rented a car. It's the most convenient solution when in cefalu to travel in the surrounding. Except for Palermo, where the train is cheap and takes you in the heart of the city. Not much to see in Cefalu, you ll need to... More
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Catherine C
6 March 2016|
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The Castle is open every day execpt Monday. The ticket is free from 0 to 17 years od.
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