Santapau Castle was first time documented in 1274, but it was fortified already in the Byzantine era. After the old castle was destroyed by Arabs, it was rebuilt during the age of Charles I of Anjou. It was destroyed by the massive earthquake in 1693, today some remains of towers and undeground structures remain.


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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy


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Antonio Arcoria (4 months ago)
Now reduced to ruins, it is still very suggestive and with a splendid view over the town of Licodia Eubea.
Massimo Nicolaci (8 months ago)
More correct to say ruins of the santapau castle. If they write castle one expects to find one. Abandoned site surrounded by wild plants
G F (19 months ago)
Piacevole visita,però mi aspettavo una cura maggiore per un luogo storicamente importante....
Jean claude Miano (2 years ago)
Panoramic view not to be missed
johaan yesudasan (3 years ago)
Historical place
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