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All reviews via crucis worth the climb beautiful church worth the effort castle mola villa ducale climb the stairs peaceful place stunning views vantage point lovely walk carved hike path town castelmola switchbacks
We took a bus up to near the top and walked the rest of the way and then hiked down. The church is lovely and there were quite a few people there to light candles and pray, so I didn't want to be rude and...More
from the center of town takes about 30 minutes to climb up all the steps to get to the top. Lovely views along the way as well as the stations of the cross statues. Not for wheelchair bond or folks who have difficulty walking. Beautiful...More
Climbed up the long way which involved some walking on the roadway but mostly walking up a very, very long set of old steps. This was beautiful every moment of the way. The Saracen Castle was just above the church. Once there we found a...More
Finding the path from Corso Umberto required google maps but once climbing the steps every pause was rewarded with another stunning view. The Chapel provided a quiet place of recuperation after the climb and the photographs a perpetual reminder of the extraordinary views. We did...More
The climb up isn’t too tiring if you pace yourself. You are rewarded with increasingly spectacular views of Taormina, the coast and Etna. The view at the top is tremendous. The church itself is carved out of the rock and is a peaceful place. Recommended.
My partner was hesitant about tackling the stairs but it was well worth the climb. The views of Taormina are absolutely stunning and if you want you can then catch the local bus back down for less than 2 eurowhich is an experience in itself.