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Santuario Gibilmanna

Gibilmanna, Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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Palermo Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip to Cefalù
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  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
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“sanctuary” (6 reviews)
“convent” (3 reviews)
“shrine” (2 reviews)
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Gibilmanna, Cefalu, Sicily, Italy

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove from Cefalu to Gibilmanna, and on to Castelbuono. Excellent day trip from Cefalu! Religiously important Gibilmanna was interesting and atmospheric. Not as old or historically significant as Duomo di Cefalu, but if you are going into the Madonie Park and mountains, do stop....More

Thank Eriktorner
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Our visit to this church - sadly very unimpressed - part of the altar area had scaffolding - very little to see in the church - the windows were nothing like stained glass windows - and people asking for money at each of the step...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My wife and I visited Santuano di Gibilmanna near Cefalú during a two-week vacation in Sicily. The sanctuary is a pilgrimage site and consists of a small church, a convent, a seminary and a small museum. Although the site is not particularly interesting, the drive...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 6 November 2016

It's quite a drive from Cefalu (about 14km) but worth it. It's a lovely church, and important Marian sanctuary, and great countryside.

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Santuario is located a few kilometres outside Cefalu on the SP54 on the way to Castelbuono. It is an important shrine in the Catholic church, having been the site of several alleged miracles. It has a charming interior and the views from the terrace...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Interesting place with a fascinating history. Quite a long drive from Cefalu as the road is very windy, but aren't they all? We were unlucky to visit on a very cloudy day, but the views from the belvedere in front are spectacular. Worth a trip...More

Thank Thespecialagent
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Visited with large family, we all went in to church and sat down for a peaceful time. A welcomming place, tidy and well kept outdoors.

Thank Geir H
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The church itself is quite dramatic in its position with views across the facing hills down to the distant coast. Once past the church the grounds provide a very interesting walk.

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 18 June 2016

The scenery is and advantage, the museum is quite nice. A lot of different items, that seemingly don't fit together , but then you realize they all have something to do with the convent.

Thank acdourlein
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

This is the place where one can admire the human artistic talent - on the right side of the entrance you can enjoy one of the best examples of the method intarsia (built-in stones in marble). Fantastic! The view is also breathtaking!

Thank Ioana T
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