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Il Castello Incantato

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Oct 11, 2018
“Lovely peaceful gardens.”
Aug 26, 2018
“Fascinating exhibits”
In the western side of Sicily, at the slopes of Mount Kronio, not far from Sciacca, there is the “Enchanted Castle”, that is a wonderful place invented by the creativity of man and nature where, besides olives and almond trees, you can find heads...more
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Via Fondo Bentivegna 16, 92019, Sciacca, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

The work of Filippo Bentivegna is extraordinary. His work is set amongst olive groves and the setting is both peaceful and inspiring.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Not what we were expecting but an interesting drive to get there and a great walk on site. Unusual and well worth a visit - you will not see anything like it elsewhere.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

If you're a lover of outsider art or just the bizarre, this sculpture garden is definitely worth a visit. Close to Sciacca, it's a fun divertissement when headed to the beach or parts elsewhere.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

Its very beautiful place to visit if there is not so many tourists. I visited it in october and had very lovely walk to discover every stoneface and get fully of its inspirational athmosphere.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Eili1972
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Well if you are in the area I do advise to have a wonder around this garden. It has a particular atmosphere, and you can imagine the artist living there on his own with his sculpted heads...it is the combination of the place and the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Tersparis
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Fun visit to a quirky place. We were lucky enough to visit on a day when it was relatively empty so could fully enjoy the art. The heads are dotted all around the gardens - too many to count. It cost 5 euros per person...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed February 4, 2017

The Castello Incantato was the home of a Sicilian fisherman's son that emigrated to the US but returned after he fell in love with an American woman and her boyfriend beat him mercilessly. He bought a farm and olive grove and began carving faces on...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed October 19, 2016

castello incantato is amazing...its hard to describe due to all that there is...its a walk thru tour with unbelievable carved rock...ya need to visit to really understand..words alone cannot describe it

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Went because it was done by family relative. Was very nice with good history. Very pleased. A relaxing walk through trees and sculptures.

Date of experience: September 2016
Reviewed September 18, 2016

If you like seeing hundreds and hundreds of heads carved in stone this is fantastic. There is a cafe and toilets and the place is rarely busy. We had it to ourselves and it was worth a visit but we were not blown away!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank smeaty
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September 29, 2017|
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You can take the bus number 4 or number 5 from the square Scandaliato from Castello incantato. From 9 a.m there si one every hour
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it's opening every day from 9.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
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