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Ancient feel in a quaint area

The castle was closed so we spent time walking around the ruins & talking at the railing, watching... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
Beth C
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Florida
Significant

Given its historical significance, as the place of first Norman presence in Sicily, and thus the... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
aleksandar1s
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Belgrade, Serbia
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10 Aug 2018
“Few stones that cannot even be seen”
26 Jul 2018
“A long walk to the castle - and back again!”
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

The view is very nice but there is no need to climb to the entrance to see it. The castle is left abandoned. Not worth it.

Thank destefagam
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Looking at previous reviews and today’s visit to the castle I don’t think it’s been open for a long time.... I suspect long overdue repairs are required to ensure visitor safety. That said Forza D’Agro is very picturesque and well worth visiting.

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed August 24, 2017

The castle was closed so we spent time walking around the ruins & talking at the railing, watching the people swim, fish & explore, a beautiful place! There was a local restuant where we had a quiet & beautiful lunch! Seeing what Polyphemus left behind...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Given its historical significance, as the place of first Norman presence in Sicily, and thus the first parliament on Sicilian soil, this place is in a very poor condition, and some major investments are needed. Amazing potential and great significance.

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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Great views. Good climb if you want a work out in the heat. Obviously no need for local defence in recent times.

Thank Alexander v
Reviewed January 18, 2017

You have to see Il Castello Normanno but it is in a very bad shape! The views from all the way were fabolous! :-)

Thank OZS969
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Il Castello Normanno is a nice place to visit but the buidling requires some urgent attention and restoration.

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