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Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano

Closes in 8 min: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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A highlight of the Amalfi coast & not well patronised. It's a 'good' hike to get there, but well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David R
Bit of a trek, but worth ot

You have to climb a fair few steps to reach this castle, but the views from the castle are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“long climb”(4 reviews)
“old man”(4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Via Castello, 84010, Maiori, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A highlight of the Amalfi coast & not well patronised. It's a 'good' hike to get there, but well worth it. The caretaker gives a very good quick tour, and then lets you explore at your leasure.

Thank David R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to climb a fair few steps to reach this castle, but the views from the castle are outstanding. Take some money, as you need to pay 5 euros each to enter the castle, which provides a small guided tour of the rooms, plus...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The challenging climb up was well worth the views and interesting history. Was far better than we had anticipated.

Thank Rose Anne K
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Amazing location I strongly suggest to give a call and book before to arrive, the owner is an old man and the only person you find in the castle, he only speaks talian

Thank cosmopita a
Reviewed September 19, 2018

As per other reviews, this is quite a hike from the main town. Worth checking opening times before setting off, we were lucky and got there for it opening in the afternoon (3 until 7). The elderly man who lives there speaks little English and...More

1  Thank purpletravller
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Easy to reach from the centre of Maiori, with many steps going up to the castle. Got lost on the way up, personally I blame the wife. Was met at the castle by the owner who showed us the basics, and then when some other...More

2  Thank Sapengro
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful view, beautiful castle! The owner himself showed us around... it was lovely to meet him! truly local and off the beaten track experience... we were the only people visiting it! Highly recommended :)

1  Thank pribesen
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Castle closed 17.07.18 because of owner having had eye operation. there a re so many steps up that you may wish to to find out if it's now open before going up. we enjoyed the climb anyway!

Thank cgrime
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

It appears at the summit of the hill which you can figure out the dominant structure of the Maiori Castle. It’s a beautiful sight walking to it and still the proud villages of Carpineto and Accola’s dominating figure.

Thank Jun J
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

It’s a pretty hard walk to the top but well worth it! We were taking pics up near the entrance.. we thought it was closed when a group of Italians exited.. so the hilarious old man who is the custodian allowed us to come in...More

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Sarah H
September 4, 2017|
Response from NinoDAngel | Reviewed this property |
I do bit Remember exactly but not very far fronte the beach, something Like 500-700m. ask the personnel Of traffic. Of course there are more than One path i Guess. take the first One so You can enjoy better the landscape... More
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