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Amazing View Worth Climbing Up 142 Steps

It was late morning when we arrived in Caltagirone and so we all had enough energy to climb up to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SusB962
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Wilton, Connecticut
Lovely place to walk around, the steps and churches are good

This is a beautiful town to walk around. We liked it more than Enna which we found disappointing... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Heather B
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Singapore, Singapore
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“ceramic tiles” (14 reviews)
“santa maria” (9 reviews)
“del monte” (6 reviews)
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Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was late morning when we arrived in Caltagirone and so we all had enough energy to climb up to the staircase and be rewarded with an amazing view of the city and beyond. I would post a picture, but none of the my friends...More

Thank SusB962
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful town to walk around. We liked it more than Enna which we found disappointing. Lovely views from the top of the steps.

Thank Heather B
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This amacing staircase is worth a detour. Take your time to admire the steps as you go up and the views going down. There are small cafés for refreshments and cake along the way, so you do not have to manage all 142 steps in...More

Thank Mona N
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

This was such a fun treat to walk up and down - to stop at the side stores along the way to the centre of the town. I switchbacked!!!! The tiles on the steps are really lovely and it is just a fun thing to...More

Thank beverlyt20152015
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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

Thank Salvo_KANGOO
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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...

Thank Stuart_Donald
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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.

Thank Daydreamer58
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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

2  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

1  Thank sgstark
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