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Il Castello Incantato

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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11 Oct 2018
“Lovely peaceful gardens.”
26 Aug 2018
“Fascinating exhibits”
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In the western side of Sicily, at the slopes of Mount Kronio, not far from Sciacca, there is the “Enchanted Castle”, that is a wonderful place invented by the creativity of man and nature where, besides olives and almond trees, you can find heads...more
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Via Filippo Bentivegna 16, 92019 Sciacca, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

The work of Filippo Bentivegna is extraordinary. His work is set amongst olive groves and the setting is both peaceful and inspiring.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Not what we were expecting but an interesting drive to get there and a great walk on site. Unusual and well worth a visit - you will not see anything like it elsewhere.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 20 June 2018

If you're a lover of outsider art or just the bizarre, this sculpture garden is definitely worth a visit. Close to Sciacca, it's a fun divertissement when headed to the beach or parts elsewhere.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NovaNYC
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Its very beautiful place to visit if there is not so many tourists. I visited it in october and had very lovely walk to discover every stoneface and get fully of its inspirational athmosphere.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Eili1972
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Well if you are in the area I do advise to have a wonder around this garden. It has a particular atmosphere, and you can imagine the artist living there on his own with his sculpted heads...it is the combination of the place and the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Tersparis
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Fun visit to a quirky place. We were lucky enough to visit on a day when it was relatively empty so could fully enjoy the art. The heads are dotted all around the gardens - too many to count. It cost 5 euros per person...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Castello Incantato was the home of a Sicilian fisherman's son that emigrated to the US but returned after he fell in love with an American woman and her boyfriend beat him mercilessly. He bought a farm and olive grove and began carving faces on...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

castello incantato is amazing...its hard to describe due to all that there is...its a walk thru tour with unbelievable carved rock...ya need to visit to really understand..words alone cannot describe it

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank buzitaly
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Went because it was done by family relative. Was very nice with good history. Very pleased. A relaxing walk through trees and sculptures.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LYNN ANNE C
Reviewed 19 September 2016

If you like seeing hundreds and hundreds of heads carved in stone this is fantastic. There is a cafe and toilets and the place is rarely busy. We had it to ourselves and it was worth a visit but we were not blown away!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank smeaty
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jacobtrosen
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You can take the bus number 4 or number 5 from the square Scandaliato from Castello incantato. From 9 a.m there si one every hour
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it's opening every day from 9.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
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