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Breathtking view of Cefalu

The view from La Rocca makes somewhat strenuous climb more than worth it. The path up the hill... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2019
Vincent S
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We spent a few hours clambering to the top and all around La Rocca, enjoying looks at ancient... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2018
Melody K
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Top of Hill, 90015, Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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All reviews worth the climb bring water worth the effort fabulous views great hike ticket machine half way take your time wear good shoes interesting ruins steep walk bottle of water loose stones costs euros nice walk archaeological site tough climb
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

The view from La Rocca makes somewhat strenuous climb more than worth it. The path up the hill, which includes many stairs is extremely well maintained and makes the climb much less arduous than it could be. But when you arrive at the summit you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

We spent a few hours clambering to the top and all around La Rocca, enjoying looks at ancient ruins, a healthy hike and 360 degree views of the island and sea. You can follow the main path and also slip onto the unofficial ones. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

Go first thing in the morning to avoid the heat. The views from the top of la Rocco are unparalleled . From the top you can look out over the ocean or the beautifulcathedral and city of Cefalu. It’s a must!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jenny B
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Getting halfway up involves some rigorous stair climbing, but the views of the old town with its Duomo and the beach and sea are well worth it. The slippery, strenuous extra climb to the castle was not - conserve your energy for hiking the beautiful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Weezi2013
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

When entering I requested the discount for my daughter since she is a student. So 2 euros instead of 4 euros. Guess what ? The attendant said the discount only applies for ITALIAN students. The sign next to the entrance doesn't show this exception. Furthermore...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

Fantastic walk up La Rocca. Totally enjoyed the history and the exercise. The temple near the summit was a bonus. Great views of the town below. Photo ops abounded!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

If you do decide to climb the rock then best to do it early in the morning because in the summer it gets really hot! Take some water with you as well , there are places along the route to stop, wear decent shoes trainers...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alcami197
Reviewed November 18, 2018

My second visit to this place, and the last one was 30 years ago. It reminded me of one of the reasons Cefalu is one of my favorite places in the world. The climb is challenging, but well worth it. When you get to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank HanoiKathy
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Large rock at the end of Cefalu. There are ruins and a steep path to the top. The view is amazing when you get there. Half way up there is a view from the path just above the height of the old town which is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank travellingmanny
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Amazing views overlooking Cefalu and along the coast are the ample rewards for climbing to top of the 250 m La Rocco. Look for the signposted path along the right side of the Duomo in the main piazza. Follow the signs to the base of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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November 2, 2018|
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Response from Richard3150 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea but I wouldn't think so
October 30, 2018|
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Response from CaroleMac | Reviewed this property |
It is open all year long. Do not skip the ticket booth! Also, if you are a senior, tickets are discounted; be sure to ask.
September 29, 2018|
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Goat, I think
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