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Castello Ruffo di Scilla

Piazza Duomo, 89058 Scilla, Italy
+39 0965 754704
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The views are amazing!

I'd echo previous reviewers; EUR2 is money well spent for the opportunity to take in the... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2016
Phil S
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Amazing views

This place is breathtaking. The views are scenic and there are "binoculars" so you can look down... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2016
Araraquara, SP
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Piazza Duomo, 89058 Scilla, Italy
+39 0965 754704
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Reviewed November 12, 2016

I'd echo previous reviewers; EUR2 is money well spent for the opportunity to take in the magnificent views from this castle's high promontory position. There are also some interesting exhibits and photographs on display, concerning the local tradition of fishing for swordfish. If you are...More

1  Thank Phil S
Reviewed October 31, 2016

This place is breathtaking. The views are scenic and there are "binoculars" so you can look down very nice. Entrance is very cheap but not free. It is worth a visit!

Thank Mariliava
Reviewed October 20, 2016

The village of Scilla is located outside of Reggio Calabria. It is a lovely and largely renovated town along a coast which is called The Violet Coast because the water lapping its rocky shores is violet at a certain time of day. Gorgeous anytime. They...More

1  Thank Susan P
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Wonderful view and scenery. Worth the 2 Euros. Get all the way up and take a panoramic shot from up there. Need to be wearing comfortable shoes. On the way down you deserve a Granita de Mandorla after all the hike to refresh and reload.

1  Thank KarinaOliani
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Wonderful views and scenery. Worth the 2 Euros as you get to see all the way up and down the coast. Need to be able to climb stairs as they are obviously not very even.

Thank jasonpiers
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Explore the entire, castle! Great 360 view of Scilla from the top. Just make sure you wear comfortable shoes.

Thank EatBeachSleep
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Very nice old castle. It is a beautiful view of the city Scilla but also in Sicily. Entry is € 2. You get a paper guide in English.

Thank ThomashPrague
Reviewed September 6, 2016

I was fortunate enough to visit the Castello twice during my stay in Scilla. The first visit being on Notte Bianca where they stayed open well into the night and offered an array of reenactments from the Ruffo era. Walking in and seeing people walking...More

1  Thank Emma M
Reviewed August 25, 2016

After you huffed and puffed to get from the sea level in Scilla, it is worth the 2 Euros per person to visit the castle. Situated about 70 meters above the sea, it anchors the peak above the harbor. Great views of the Lido at...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed July 6, 2016

We enjoyed walked around this castle while savoring each precious view. We also walked down to the beach afterwards and enjoyed a refreshing drink right on the water...ahhhhhh!

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Response from jasonpiers | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is , the contact details I have are: commune scilla rc it info: 0965/704207 - 704422 -754003