We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

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
Share
Review Highlights
Italian month

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
,
Bathurst
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
DB-EastMids
,
East Midlands
Read all 222 reviews
214
All photos (214)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“long climb”(4 reviews)
“old man”(4 reviews)
About
Closes in 8 min
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
62°
46°
Nov
55°
41°
Dec
53°
39°
Jan
Contact
Via Castello, 84010, Maiori, Italy
Website
+39 338 940 3552
Call
Reviews (222)
Filter reviews
92 results
Traveler rating
66
18
5
3
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
66
18
5
3
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews long climb old man fantastic views worth a visit worth the effort roman houses historic castle town centre small donation friendly gentleman local man the main road walk up artifacts steps restoration curator
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 92 reviews
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

Thank DB-EastMids
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

Thank Coastal738864
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 nearby hotels
Hotel San Pietro
252 reviews
.17 miles away
Hotel Garden
4 reviews
.42 miles away
Hotel Torre di Milo
322 reviews
.47 miles away
Hotel De Rosa
302 reviews
.49 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 65 nearby restaurants
Pasticceria Napoli
725 reviews
.41 miles away
Ristorante Pineta 1903
1,010 reviews
.44 miles away
Ristorante Masaniello
1,584 reviews
.38 miles away
La Tana del Luppolo
265 reviews
.47 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 29 nearby attractions
Sentiero dei Limoni
264 reviews
.66 miles away
Parrocchia di Santa Maria a Mare
98 reviews
.48 miles away
Amalfi Coast Driving Dreams
42 reviews
.82 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Sarah H
September 4, 2017|
Answer
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
0
Votes
Google Translation