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Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano

Via Castello, 84010, Maiori, Italy
+39 338 940 3552
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Fantastic views

Well worth the 881 steps from Maiori (sloping sections in between) to get to the Castle. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elizabeth P
Leicester, United Kingdom
Hidden jewel of Maiori

Steep hike was well worth it! The views of the lemon trees in the valley below and to the town of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Via Castello, 84010, Maiori, Italy
+39 338 940 3552
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the 881 steps from Maiori (sloping sections in between) to get to the Castle. Very friendly gentleman who's ancestors owned the castle, he is rightfully proud, and is waiting at the entrance to show you around and explain in broken Italian the artifacts....More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Steep hike was well worth it! The views of the lemon trees in the valley below and to the town of Maiori and the sea are stunning. The friendly Italian owner was delightful and happily showed us all the relics from the castle. He made...More

Thank RowanHoff88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk up to the castle would be a little too stiff for someone not used to strenuous walks, but is worth the effort for those who are able. The path leads from the Via Nuova Provinciale Chiunzi (a sign marks the way on the...More

1  Thank peakwalker
Reviewed September 11, 2017

If you enjoy walking /hiking don't miss out on this half day hike in lovely Maiori. An hour there to Castello and an hour back , plus time at the top♜. I walked the main road from the town centre going towards Tramonti, and then...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Don't let the hike deter you from this one of a kind view! From the beach it takes a bit under an hour to hike up the roughly 800 steps, winding through little neighborhoods and lemon groves. Once you get to the top, you're greeted...More

1  Thank Kevin A
Reviewed August 22, 2017

after climbing up 700 plus steps, the castle has fantastic views of the bay, and the owner is very knowledgeable about the finds + location, remember to take plenty of drinks and snack as no shop/cafe at the top!!

Thank tigs6
Reviewed August 17, 2017

One of the most amazing experience in the amalfitan coast. Unlike other wonderful paths in the amalfitan coast, this one is easy and does not require long effort. From the center of Maiori you can walk up some stairs and in 20/30 minutes (even less...More

2  Thank NinoDAngel
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

An hour long climb is rewarded by fantastic views of Maiori from the castle that dates back to 829. A wonderful guide who is the current custodian of the castle showed us around with great pride. A not to miss experience, especially avoiding the snakes...More

Thank NIckyA57
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We weren't sure whether this would be worth the climb, It was. Amazing tour by a lovely old Italian man. He didn't speak much English but we were able to communicate with gestures surprisingly well. I learnt a lot and there are some really fantastic...More

6  Thank Samuel K
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

100% worth the effort. We climbed up from the town...that's the 780 whatever steps route and it could challenge many people. Some of the steps are quite big and need repair so just be mindful that you should watch your step (common sense). We got...More

3  Thank Paul C
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