Sant'Alessio Siculo Castle

Sant'Alessio Siculo, Italy

Sant'Alessio Siculo Castle was built by the Byzantine emperor Alexios I Comnenos in his war against the Normans and the Arabs, who also held it. It was extended during the Norman era in the 12th century. In 1535 it was are residence of King Charles V Habsburg during the Conquest of Tunis. The castle consists of two towers on different peaks.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Jess Beaty (2 years ago)
They only way to walk to the castle from S'Alessio Siculo is along a very narrow and busy highway. It is not safe.
Antonio De Luca (2 years ago)
60km of road to discover that it is private? To think that they also made him a program and invited him to VISIT him !!!
Rita De Santis (2 years ago)
Private therefore only seen from afar !!
LA NENA VIAJERA (2 years ago)
EXCELLENT VIEWS OF THE CASTLE FROM FORZA D' AGRO, AN IDYLLIC PLACE TO KNOW THE DEEPER SICILY.
ezio amadio (4 years ago)
A stone's throw from Taormina. The castle stands out from the top of its position .. clearly visible along the state road and especially when descending from Forza d’Agro.
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