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Address: Top of Hill, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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Great view after some physical activity!

It's not a difficult hill to climb, there are stairs when it's getting really steep. The ruins at the top guarantee a great background for pictures, but the most stunning reward... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Michalina J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not a difficult hill to climb, there are stairs when it's getting really steep. The ruins at the top guarantee a great background for pictures, but the most stunning reward is the view over the sea and the town.

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Cordoba, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the climb up and down. The ruins were interesting. Fantastic views of sea, Cefalu, and the mountainous countryside! It took about 1.5 hours total time.. price of 4 euros is quite reasonable. Please reinvest a few of those euros and fix the information placards. The Italian versions are so faded they are essentially absent. The English versions are... More 

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Münche
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Little hike up to La Rocca, but it s worth to do that. Amazing outlooks (360 degrees at the top). Interesting history, unfortunately some of the info s aren t in a good condition. It s a must in my opinion.

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Perugia, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not really sure this is the exact place to put this commentary but the creation done by the architect Antonio Foscari in 1978 was too exceptional not to review. The view is breathtaking and certainly worth the walk up. I can only imagine what it would be like to see a theatrical production given here with actors and lights.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

This is a somewhat challenging hike to do in it's entirety, but well worth the effort in October. Not sure in the heat of summer. They have some benches to stop at along the way. It took us about 2 hours to do, and we were very glad we did.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

After a wonderful lunch of seafood overlooking the water, we headed off for a hike up the rock. 4Euros each and we were off. Up and Up and Up.....lots of steps, to ancient ruins, the temple of Diana and beautiful vistas. Worth the effort but probably not on a really hot day.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

A lovely way to spend a morning in Cefalu. A good hike up to the top, with wonderful views and plenty of ruins to look at. Set off early and give yourself a good 3 hours to take it all in - you won't regret it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Wonderful hike with beautiful vistas and ancient ruins. Costs 4 euros and takes about 2-3 hours if you go slowly and savor the views.

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Penmachno, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Lovely walk up the hill to La Rocca with great views all the way. Must be done if you are in Cefalu.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Choose a morning when it is cooler to visit the Rocca. There is an entrance fee of 4 Euros (half price for children and over 65s). The route winds its way up a steep-ish path and mid-way branches off for the Temple of Diana and other archeological sites. We carried on to the top to the castle. Look out for... More 

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