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Staircase of Santa Maria del Monte

Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
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Although you may find similar colorful stairs elsewhere in Sicily, this one is definitely the most... read more

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Main attraction in Caltagirone!!!

Main attraction in Caltagirone. Beautiful and unique stairs, great point for picture lovers... read more

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Haifa, Israel
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“Main attraction in Caltagirone!!!”
Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although you may find similar colorful stairs elsewhere in Sicily, this one is definitely the most beautiful, in my opinion. If you climb to the top, you can enjoy the view of the city and beyond.

Thank ovedda
Reviewed 1 week ago

Main attraction in Caltagirone. Beautiful and unique stairs, great point for picture lovers. Surrounded by lots of restaurants and souvenir shops. Don't miss it!!!

Thank vyelena
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The town is basic but the ceramic shopping is what they are known for. A must visit with great value. You can tell the quality levels so shop around before buying. Some places are pricey with ok quality while others are amazing quality for the...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Anytime you buy ceramics in Sicily, they most probably come from Caltagirone. It's a town renowned for its ceramic tiles, bowls and other products and these famous tiles also decorate the stairs of the Staircase of Santa Maria del Monte. It's a short hike up,...More

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Over one hundred stairs to climb, each with unique tiles. They provided quite a unique exposure into this charming city of ceramics.

Thank Janice0333
Reviewed 8 April 2017

only in these small sicilian tows are there these wonderful stiars that lead to other streets---and churches-- in the hill towns of italy. they are picturesque and the special steps to the churches of the hill towns lead to beautiful interiors.

Thank drudol
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Do not miss this gorgeous landmark! Each stair is decorated with a different hand painted tile. We were so impressed by the height and beauty of Caltagirone.

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is an interesting staircase in the center of town with more than 140 steps, each framed with different ceramic. It is framed by nice baroque buildings and the view from the top is superb. Surprisingly, since this, and the ceramic pottery, are the claim...More

Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Real old world charm. Very interesting little ceramic shops all along the sides of the staircase to visit, with lovely ceramic pots and plates and all sorts of nic-nacs.

Thank Joles2013
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We popped into Caltagirone for some ceramics on our way to Ville Romana dei Casala and weren't disappointed. We had great coffee in the piazza municipal at the old theatre and browsed the nearby shops for what we wanted all pretty much at the foot...More

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