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Address: Top of Hill, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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Go early for fantastic views

Get up early and make the trek to the top of this hill overlooking Cefalu. It is a climb and whilst you may be fooled by the easy well laid out paths at the bottom, it really is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Get up early and make the trek to the top of this hill overlooking Cefalu. It is a climb and whilst you may be fooled by the easy well laid out paths at the bottom, it really is a trek up often slippery dirt and shingle tracks to the top. But once there the views are spectacular. Sensible walking shoes,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Get your walking shoes on, fill a water bottle, set aside 2 - 3 hours and prepare yourself for some of the most amazing views on the northern coast of Sicily. La Rocca is a fortified 270 metre rock that kept the people of Cefalu safe for many centuries. It's not a particularly difficult walk to the castle ruins at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Walked past the sign pointing for The Rock, so decided to do an impromptu hike. Probably not the best idea since I'm blessed with Irish white skin and I wasn't wearing any suncream (I only meant to pop out to the shop and back). However, it was grand, there are loads of shaded spots along the way up. I just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

After a little difficultly trying to find the start of 'la rocca' we managed to get started, for those who tire easily the first part of la rocca is well designed with wide steps. At this point you can go higher again, there's a small ruined church actually on the mountain, but more importantly the view from the top on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Just be sure to check the timetabe and bring plenty of water! The opening hours i think was 9am to 7pm. And it cost €4. (Nothing is free..) The trip to the top does not take very long, but when it is boiling hot it is actually a little hard, or you could say, it´s a good way to break... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Tough but worth it! I advice to go in the afternoon, but make sure to check the timetables. Great place, amazing view from the top

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

La Roccca looms over Cefalu Town.The Old Town is directly beneath it.The views from the very top are fantastic,great photo`s of the coast and town can be taken.Better to go in the morning as can get very hot climbing up,also make sure to take water with you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We were staying in Palermo and arrived here around 10:30 on I think the hottest day of our trip. It was very straightforward to get here from the train station - probably about a 10 minute walk. Once at Le Rocca, I definitely recommend taking the detour to the temple of Diana instead of taking the route straight up -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Longish climb and it's not so good way there, but if you have proper shoes and water with you, you can manage. Will be closed if rain (it's raining very seldom in Cefalu during summer time, I have spent 30 days in Cefalu during my three trip and one rainy day (half a day)).

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Owasso, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We decided to climb La Rocca so that we could see the magnificent views of Cefalu. We were not disappointed. Now this was not an easy climb. Most of us were wearing sandals and tennis shoes would have been better. My son is 7 and he was tired, but felt great once we got to the top and were able... More 

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Address: Top of Hill, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Cefalu

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