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Chiesa Madonna della Rocca

Via Madonna Rocca | Salita Castello, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Another must see up at Castelmola

If you've gone all the way up to Castelmola (above Taormina) you have to see this amazing little... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dauphine45
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Richardson, TX
A quiet cool place to be calm

This is a quiet and historic site. It is cool either inside or on the bench along its wall... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dorothy H
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Via Madonna Rocca | Salita Castello, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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"via crucis"
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"beautiful church"
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"worth the climb"
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"worth the effort"
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"zig zag"
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"great walk"
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"castle mola"
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"fab views"
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"peaceful place"
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"steep steps"
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"mt etna"
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"greek theatre"
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"carved"
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"hike"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you've gone all the way up to Castelmola (above Taormina) you have to see this amazing little church, Chiesa Madonna della Rocca. Literally, it's been built into the rock..lovely little place for quiet meditation..or just to take a breather as you hike back to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a quiet and historic site. It is cool either inside or on the bench along its wall outside. Needed if you have walked up the steps of the Villa Crucis. Note that there is a kiosk selling light refreshments, as well as a...More

Thank Dorothy H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little church on the top of the mountain in the rock, white facade, lovely decorated, very quit and calm; you will enjoy a very nice view.

Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We walked from our hotel, Villa Ducale, to this little church and then down the mountainside using the steps of the Via Crucis. Along the way are the Stations of the Cross. Although the descent looks fairly steep the stairs are switchback and there are...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

We took our life in our hands with a bus ride up and then walked down to Corso Umberto. The walk went much faster than I expected!

Thank Amy C
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Got off the bus here coming down from castle mola. A quaint church built from within the rock. Very peaceful place with stunning views. Well worth a visit

Thank Alison P
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Had a bus up to castle mola and got off at this stop on the way down. A beautiful little church carved out of the rock. A very peaceful place with fabulous views. Try not to miss out on this .

1  Thank Alison M
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is na interesting place. Traveleing with friends I was not sure I wanted to see ANOTHER church in Sicily. But this place was different. It is perched above the hilltop city of Taromina. This sancuary is cut out of rock, and a testamment to...More

Thank Amelia M
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely peaceful place. The construction is amazing and the views are fantastic. The drive up is hair raising to say the least!

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

If you dont mind to walk about 40 minutes from the village, it is really worth it : for 2 things, first the church in the rocks and also a wonderfull view over Taormina and the sea ! Do not miss it !

Thank Sabine T
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Dgeorge626
15 August 2016|
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Response from tcgw | Reviewed this property |
No you can get a taxi up. The people getting married may have organised a mini bus for guests, think that's what usually happens.
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