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Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano

Via Castello, 84010, Maiori, Italy
+39 338 940 3552
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The most amazing thing on the Amalfi coast

We weren't sure whether this would be worth the climb, It was. Amazing tour by a lovely old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Samuel K
via mobile

100% worth the effort. We climbed up from the town...that's the 780 whatever steps route and it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul C
via mobile
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“old man” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Via Castello, 84010, Maiori, Italy
+39 338 940 3552
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We weren't sure whether this would be worth the climb, It was. Amazing tour by a lovely old Italian man. He didn't speak much English but we were able to communicate with gestures surprisingly well. I learnt a lot and there are some really fantastic...More

2  Thank Samuel K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

100% worth the effort. We climbed up from the town...that's the 780 whatever steps route and it could challenge many people. Some of the steps are quite big and need repair so just be mindful that you should watch your step (common sense). We got...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is quite a hike up from the town and must been over 1,000 steps!! The curator of the castle gives you a warm welcome despite his lack of English and insists that you see everything. This is a UNESCO site and there are an...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really steep walk through houses and by lemon groves but well worth it for the fabulous view. Quaint old guy given history lesson and showing medieval and Roman finds from within the castle. Well worth the small entrance fee by means of a donation.

Thank Graham T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

800 steps up to castle (from main street) - with loads of history and fantastic views - need to be fit to walk up - otherwise a taxi will take you most of the way. 5 Euro for private tour

Thank btframpton
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I am unsure if you can access by car, we chose to walk and it was steep but very do-able, a charming attraction complete with your own personal tour guide...make sure you take some euros to donate to the restoration and upkeep.

1  Thank Kerrie B
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place,wonderful moments,nice people!try it without thinking .there is a beautiful and quiet place,full of history meaning.the castle guide was born there....a nice person.

Thank Vladut V
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Although after the many, many steps (around 800 I think?), we discovered it closed...but the views from beneath the castle walls overlooking Maiori and the mountains was well worth the walk (we'd brought our lunch with us so ate it there and enjoyed the view...and...More

2  Thank ZacharyCoe
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We did this walk one morning - not worth all the effort as when you get to the top it's all locked up and looks uninhabited!

Thank Rachel N
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Nice little visit...there's a guy there that will show you around the lower entry area and the 'bedroom' in the tower. Then you can walk up and see some old Roman houses and other ruins.

1  Thank Paul C
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