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Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano

Closed Now: 08:00 - 13:00, 15:00 - 19:00
Open today: 08:00 - 13:00, 15:00 - 19:00
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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 24 October 2018
David R
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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 16 October 2018
DB-EastMids
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East Midlands
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Via Castello, 84010, Maiori, Italy
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All reviews worth the climb the owner old man long climb worth the effort fantastic views roman houses historic castle town centre small donation friendly gentleman local man steep hike the main road walk up great tour amalfi coast
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David R
Reviewed 16 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DB-EastMids
Reviewed 16 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rose Anne K
Reviewed 6 October 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank purpletravller
Reviewed 3 September 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

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Sapengro
Reviewed 29 August 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 :)

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank pribesen
Reviewed 25 July 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!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cgrime
Reviewed 18 July 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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JunJ763
Reviewed 13 July 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Coastal738864
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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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