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Ceramiche Artistiche Sammartino e Delfino

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Worth a visit to browse in the pottery shops

The main street of town is full of shops selling local pottery. Prices and quality vary. We... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2014
Aussielins
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Taree, Australia
Nice day trip

This was a nice day trip for pottery shopping and seeing the stairs. We traveled with our daughter... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2014
Samantha S
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Catania, Italy
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3 Jun 2014
“Worth a visit to browse in the pottery shops”
22 May 2014
“Nice day trip”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 February 2004

Though ignored by the majority of tourists, this hilltop town is worthy of your time. Famous for its ceramics, especially its famous staricase where over 100 stairs each feature a different pattern, the city has more to offer. Some splendid churches, a wonderful theatre, a...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2012

The once thriving ceramic business has fallen on hard times. Many shops and studios have closed for good. The quality of the goods has fallen drastically in the past twenty years, and the prices have risen astronomically in contrast. One of the fine shops/studios is...More

1  Thank Panajody
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

The main street of town is full of shops selling local pottery. Prices and quality vary. We browsed through over a dozen shops before making any purchases. The pottery is vibrant with bright designs and ranges from cups and saucers to huge ornamental Saracen heads.

1  Thank Aussielins
Reviewed 23 May 2014

This was a nice day trip for pottery shopping and seeing the stairs. We traveled with our daughter and she enjoyed being out on the stairs shopping for trinkets and eating lots of gelato. We've been twice and still love it.

2  Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 9 November 2013

We stopped for lunch and bought some pottery here. I am not a shopper but my wife enjoyed it and bought some pieces. The meal was quite good at a Tripadvisor recommended restaurant.

1  Thank rlemon
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Stopped here for a short while and found it fascinating. Take the train ride through the narrow streets it's great. Lovely tea/coffee shops - but beware of finding public loos they don't exist. We went on a Sunday and people watching. There are numerous fab...More

1  Thank EastAngliaMiddy
Reviewed 25 October 2013

We enjoyed a drive to this town. The steps are worthwhile detouring to view. We also stopped into a church.

1  Thank MC0959
Reviewed 11 October 2013

What is beautiful about Caltagirone is that it's quite close to Catania so it can easily be a one day trip. It's approximately one hour drive and the drive is not too bad. Once you get there, you're not sure what to expect. It's a...More

7  Thank Inespansione
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Beautiful and charming mountain town. The best place to buy italian ceramics. There is nothing i dont like about Caltaginone

3  Thank VictoriaVR
Reviewed 10 September 2013

the city is famous for its ceramics, there is a long stairway paved with ceramic tiles, once a year they cover the edges with cut flowers a wonderfull sight, well worth visiting

2  Thank scotty7040
Reviewed 10 June 2013

Its a very interesting city with many ceramic shops. Beautiful barroco church and beautiful maiolic and flowers decorated stairs were awesome view from the street down. Friendly ppl around.

2  Thank Ettorevianna
Reviewed 1 May 2013

If you are traveling in SE Sicily, don't miss seeing Caltagirone, the ceramic capital of Sicily - "The Stairs" are the main attraction but also churches in this lovely little town in the hills west of Siracusa. Wonderful ceramic shops and to the left off...More

9  Thank Dauphine45
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