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Castello Normanno and surroundings

We visited the Norman Castle on a Sunday, at about 10. Castle is situated in a quaint quiet... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Brendan C
Island of Malta, Malta
Truly worth the visit

I visited Acicastello with a group of work colleagues. The views are truly amazing. The Castello... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
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25 Oct 2017
“Nominal fee worth it”
9 Oct 2017
“Castello Normanno and surroundings”
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The ruins of the castle is in a spectacular part of the coastline and it is clear to see why the Norman’s would have built this fortress here. Although small, quite a lot has been preserved and will take a good 30-45 minuted to take...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We visited the Norman Castle on a Sunday, at about 10. Castle is situated in a quaint quiet village, which contrasts the chaotic Catania. Castle is very well maintained and situated in a picturesque location. Not pricey at all...Eur3 per person, and although it could...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Brendan C
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I visited Acicastello with a group of work colleagues. The views are truly amazing. The Castello Normanno is a must if you visit this location. It is very well kept and the views from the top are breathtaking. There is a very nice cactus garden....More

Date of experience: November 2016
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This castle is rather unique and offers beautiful views, the water is clear blue and the guy taking care of the entrance, tickets etc is an incredibly nice person and this added to our visit there a lot more.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Oana D
Reviewed 10 August 2016

A cool castle right on the sea, good to walk around and explore for an hour or so. Great views of the sea, and a little mini museum of some artifacts.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank megaberri
Reviewed 20 June 2016

A very unusually shaped castle. The construction follows the cliff line perfectly. There is a small museum inside. It has beautiful views of the shoreline as well as Isloa de Cyclops. Very inexpensive to see. Watch the steps when it rains, better yet, watch the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank twnkultoes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Given how lukewarm some of the reviews were, I hesitated, but this truly was one of the highlights of my trip to Catania. I took the 534 bus from Piazza Borsellino, which was itself quite the experience in Sicilian culture. There is a fee to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank jgc37
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

The area here is good and nice for a stopover if you are on your way to some other place, like we were. We parked in a street very close to the castle and as we came back an hour later, all our stuff had...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank ouchka4315
Reviewed 10 October 2015

A real Norman castle in Sicily. What a surprise and treat to explore, even in the rain. The main challenge in Aci Castello is the parking - we pulled in to a car park but were told that it was closing at 14.00!!!

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Skippy50
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Beautiful area with this Norman castle perched on a rock above the sea with brilliant views over the sea and town. Not a lot to see but worth a call for the views and cafes in the square at the base selling some great sicilian...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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