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Castelbuono Paese in Provincia Di Palermo

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“local village”(2 reviews)
“great view”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Localita Da Visitare, 90013 Castelbuono, Sicily, Italy
+39 389 689 3810
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

A wonderful little medieval town in the Madione Mountains. We enjoyed walking through the narrow streets, sampling some of the local cuisine and visiting the castle/art gallery/museum and chapel.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank showmemo61
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This took 40 minutes drive from Cefalù, along a scenic route, but if you are driving you will not get the chance to appreciate due to the narrow roads. The centre of the town is a big square where you will find Pasticceria Fiasconaro, where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mother_Mule
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Very interesting house, which is a combination of a castle, chapel, art gallery and museum. It shows the importance and wealth that the Ventimiglia family had. We got first a quick guided tour just for the two of us and then continued exploring on our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank pepics
Reviewed 16 June 2018

I had fun. There were lovely bits of art, nice views of the countryside, and a great chapel with the skull of a saint tucked away somewhere. Better than my house.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cuttlefart
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Too many churches in Sicily are very much the same and not very ornate. But here the decor is different and very spectacular in a novel way. The ornamentation comes out of the wall. Quiet and well lit, there is mood for meditation.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Plunkett07
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Great little mountain town about a 45 minute winding road up from Cefalu. Park or you will miss the town square which is off limits to traffic. Great pastry shop. Continue on past Petralia Soprano and you will have a 90 minute hairpin curve drive...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Toby1954
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We spent some hours in the morning in Castelbuono driving up from Cefalu which takes about 30 minutes. The way is easy to find. We were in the end of high season and it was very easy to find a parking space right by the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Leirvik
Reviewed 28 September 2017

well worth a day trip, fantastic surroundings, village in beautiful surroundings, lifely in the mornings, not just the castello but the whole village with all its local shops and places to have lunch

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank eelco2013
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely mountain village outside Cefalu Has a "castle" looks like more of a church/fort. A decent museum is on site . Had a nice walk and enjoyed a good lunch.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank NewJerseyMovieman
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit. Interesting. Was very hot in August so stay in the shade! Beautiful building and outstanding views over the surrounding countryside

Date of experience: August 2017
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