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Right on the centre of caltagirone you have this great stairway. Lots of small local boutiques on... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Salvo_KANGOO
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Paris, France
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142 steps

Its a set if steps covered in majolica tiles. Very pretty. They get you from lower town to the... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Stuart_Donald
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Royston, United Kingdom
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Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Right on the centre of caltagirone you have this great stairway. Lots of small local boutiques on the side to visit. Great paintings on every stair. Worth the stop

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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Its a set if steps covered in majolica tiles. Very pretty. They get you from lower town to the top church. It would be easier to drive...

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Climb the stairs and look for the permanently changing perspectives of the town as it grows to a grid of streets and alleys.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We went out of our way to see these steps and pleased we did. The effort to decorate the steps is amazing and you are certainly rewarded with the beauty of the ceramics. Still maintained today, it was clear the residents are proud. Definitely worth...More

4  Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We spent an hour and a half exploring the appealing old town of Caltagirone on our way to Noto. Many of the buildings are decorated with ceramic tiles, and shops spill their vivid ceramics on to the pavements and stairs making it wonderfully vibrant. Yes...More

1  Thank FamilyofthreeSydney
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

One of the most iconic sights in Caltagirone the variety of tiles as you walk up the stairs is fabulous, it almost seems distracts you from the efforts required to reach the top. For me the best views of the town are from about halfway...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We spent a wonderful morning visiting the city, strolling through the uncountable ceramics shops and enjoying the character of their inhabitants.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The staircase is impressive, steep and full of ceramic detail that we'd come to see. It is lined by plenty of shops selling ceramics of varying quality, originality and interest. On the downside there really isn't much else to detain you here, so come to...More

Thank Martin D
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing. Shops are quaint the view from the top of the steps are unbelieveable. Excellent icecream shops. Get a bottle of water you will need it by thr time you get to the top.

Thank Julie T
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I was on a long holiday to Sicily, and I was residing in Caltagirone for the time I was there. As we wondering through the town we passed the steps leading to the church of Saint Mary of the Mountains (Chiesa Santa Maria di Monte)...More

Thank Josh G
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