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8 Jul 2018
“Beautiful Outdoor Views, Magnificent Church, So Peaceful”
29 Jun 2018
Gibilmanna, Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
+39 0921 421835
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

Nice view from the top but nothing special if you visit other places in Sicilly.Hard to believe that it has special influence on your health problems....

Thank saba49
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We had a wonderful trip up the mountain, with gorgeous views along the way to this gorgeous church, so serene & peaceful. Bring a picnic lunch to have outside the grounds while you're there!

2  Thank joggertrustee2015
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This is an awesome stop in the Cefalu area. a bit of drive. well worth it. the architecture is beautiful. reading the history of the church and monastery is worthwhile

Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 24 May 2018

a very nice church with a big history. as we were there, somebody made music and it was very mystic. the pictures at the wall and the whole church are very fascinating.

Thank sonnenh
Reviewed 12 April 2018

One can but admire the beauty of this Church. It is inspirational. I found the sense of quiet and continuity to be uplifting.

Thank ChristopherAuckland
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We made an afternoon trip from Cefalú to Santuario Gibilmanna. It is around 15 kilometers away in a hilly road. I love driving in this kind of roads, but my family was not so happy (I do not recommend to go if anyone in your...More

1  Thank Roberto A
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We drove from Cefalu to Gibilmanna, and on to Castelbuono. Excellent day trip from Cefalu! Religiously important Gibilmanna was interesting and atmospheric. Not as old or historically significant as Duomo di Cefalu, but if you are going into the Madonie Park and mountains, do stop....More

Thank Eriktorner
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Our visit to this church - sadly very unimpressed - part of the altar area had scaffolding - very little to see in the church - the windows were nothing like stained glass windows - and people asking for money at each of the step...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My wife and I visited Santuano di Gibilmanna near Cefalú during a two-week vacation in Sicily. The sanctuary is a pilgrimage site and consists of a small church, a convent, a seminary and a small museum. Although the site is not particularly interesting, the drive...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 6 November 2016

It's quite a drive from Cefalu (about 14km) but worth it. It's a lovely church, and important Marian sanctuary, and great countryside.

Thank Christopher G
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