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97100 Donnafugata, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My 10 year old daughter was concerned that this historical site would have “fake stuff” but no worries there! The staff of Donnafugata seem to be fine with leaving the palace exactly as it was when the last countess moved out circa WWI... same furniture...More

Thank KateSchnittman
Reviewed 2 days ago

On our Montalbano-inspired Sicilian holiday, we took a trip out to the Castillo. With cheap parking and various service outlets nearby, we had a leisure wander around the Castle. It was not very busy the afternoon we visited and offers a nice look back at...More

Thank Tebbster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice castle. Good tour. Gardens were lovely and the maze kept us busy for hour or so. More explanation in English would have been great but didn’t detract from the historical feel.

Thank m4martina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a tour trip to this location, and wow what a place this is they have kept all of the clothes from the Edwardian to the 20s and the castle is a fantastic place to visit, even the stone maze is from Inspector Montalbano,...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 29 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
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
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
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
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
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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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
15 May 2016|
Response from Di S | Reviewed this property |
I honestly can't remember but they were kind of strange times.
20 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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