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Castello Ruffo di Scilla

Scilla, Italy
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Ranked #4 of 12 Attractions in Scilla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Cultural
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88 reviews 88 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This castle dominates the skyline of Scilla and divides the village literally into two distinct areas. At one euro fifty, it is a bargain by European standards and well worth the climb for the view. The Mediterranean sea if meant to viewed from above with its azure colouring and glory. To the south you can see Sicily, Messina and into... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

The Ruffo Castle has been well restored and provides some lovely views of both sides of Scilla. Worth a visit - there was also an interesting exhibition of swordfishing paraphernalia. We visited with young children (under 5) and they enjoyed climbing the castle ruins. It would not be easy with a stroller as the cobbles and stairs would create issues.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Do not go midday. Morning is best. A great sense of history and antiquity.

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