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Castello di Donnafugata

97100 Donnafugata, Sicily, Italy
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
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“punta secca” (5 reviews)
“on display” (5 reviews)
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97100 Donnafugata, Sicily, Italy
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"well worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"punta secca"
in 5 reviews
"on display"
in 5 reviews
"tv series"
in 3 reviews
"period clothing"
in 2 reviews
"inspector montalbano"
in 2 reviews
"gelato"
in 2 reviews
"castle"
in 35 reviews
"garden"
in 26 reviews
"rooms"
in 18 reviews
"house"
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"maze"
in 13 reviews
"grounds"
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"interior"
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"stone"
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"costumes"
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"furnishings"
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

It was really a big shame that we could not enter! On the way from the parking place to the castle there were about 15 wild dogs and they were quite aggressive. people from the bar on the street were encouraging the visitors but one...More

3  Thank Giuseppis86
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We had a lovely sunny day to wander around the house and ground on our own, as it was off season. The view from the tower is lovely, the rooms are not sumptuous but interesting with period dress on display. We liked meandering through the...More

4  Thank Ann Maureen O
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My partner and I visited Donnafugata Castle last Sunday, a day that was rainy and foggy (see my photos). One of the reasons we visited the castle is because of the castle’s role in the Detective Montalbono television series, which my partner loves. Driving up...More

1  Thank Joe G
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

A beautiful building and rather out of place situated where it is. Views from the castellated roof are fantastic. It is a must to visit please do not drive past.

Thank JohnA1943
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on rainy day...was nice way to learn about Italian history. Grounds were equally beautiful with tons of lavendar and rosemary in bloom. Vendors were shut due to time of year and the rain.

Thank Stephen L
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We went to Donnafugata on our way from Ragusa to Catania, upon the insistence of our Ragusa B&B keeper: it just had to be visited. After travelling through a very interesting country, where fields were limited by chest high walls, we came to the compound./...More

Thank Giorgio G
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is the sort of place you visit on holiday if you are nearby, because it is there and there is nothing else to do. It passes an hour or so, pleasantly. In the garden is a walled maze which will give you plenty of...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I read this castle was used in some movies and I had some nice white wines carrying the same name so we went to visit the castle on our tour to Modica and Ragusa. Arriving at 17:00 (open till 19:00) we paid 8€ a person...More

Thank Bert V
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

An interesting little visit. The house is worthwhile on its own account and it has a Montalbano connection too. There are some good little restaurants nearby

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful walk through Italian culture. There is around 25 rooms available to view. The gardens are extensive with a maze to attempt to navigate through...we weren't so successful!

Thank LouiseP1283
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Anita PR P
29 September 2016|
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Response from Chris A | Reviewed this property |
As the others have said, opening times can vary but mornings are a safe bet and there are places outside the castello for lunch. The admission is fee is not a lot and it is well worth getting admission to the gardens as well... More
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Tanderra
16 May 2016|
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Response from Di S | Reviewed this property |
I honestly can't remember but they were kind of strange times.
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barbara68
21 March 2015|
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Response from domenico f | Reviewed this property |
From Punta Secca (municipality of S.Croce Camerina) follow indications to Ragusa. At 17° km you can see sign-post for the Castle
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