We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Colle di San Matteo, 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 0932 839611
Improve this listing

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 44 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 25
  • 10
    Very good
  • 2
  • 5
  • 2
The monument symbol of Scicli

It's the most representative monument in Scicli, dominating the valley with the town. A wonderful landscape ranging as far as the sea can be admired from the church of San Matteo.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2013
ignazio c
Scicli, Italy

Similar Things to Do in Scicli

Add Photo Write a Review

44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Didcot, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
119 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We would have liked to visit this church and we tried really hard but all the paths we could find vaguely in its direction were blocked off (afternoon of Ferragosto, maybe the wrong day to try). As in town nearly everything was shut maybe even if we managed to get there we would not have had much joy. However, from... More 

Thank jcrossBdV
Level Contributor
34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

for us ,an elderly couple, it was quite an effort to climb up to visit San Matteo but certainly worth it. The view from the top is absolutly splendid and the panorama impressive. A wonderful spot.

Thank hanneloreIbiza
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The steep road from Palazzo Beneventano, which soon becomes a path with many steps, makes an attractive if tiring walk, but at the top it is disappointing not to get a sight of the church. Surely at least a small aperture could have been left in the wooden barricade so that at least the façade would be visible.

Thank Patrick F
Great Malvern, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The 4 Churches including Chiesa Lucia high up in Scicli are very interesting and I would love to see them when thye are restored. The landscape from them is truly spectacular

Thank bandstrug
Scicli, Italy
Level Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

It's the most representative monument in Scicli, dominating the valley with the town. A wonderful landscape ranging as far as the sea can be admired from the church of San Matteo.

1 Thank ignazio c
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

A majestic church which is in ruin but retaing it's Beaty in a great location

Thank Ken D

Travelers who viewed Chiesa di San Matteo also viewed

Scicli, Province of Ragusa
Scicli, Province of Ragusa

Been to Chiesa di San Matteo? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Chiesa di San Matteo staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?