Santa Lucia del Mela Castle

Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy

The peak of Santa Lucia del Mela was an important military outpost. On the remains of the former city walls the Byzantines built a fort, subsequently rebuilt by the Arabs between 837 and 851. Frederick II of Aragon fortified the town with walls and renovated its castle. The castle was left to decay in the 17th century, but has been restored later.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Antonella Corona (10 months ago)
Little remains of the castle, a tower and some bearing walls, but equally fascinating because it overlooks a beautiful valley
Cele_ Saya (12 months ago)
Peace is with you! ??
Nicola D. (2 years ago)
Spectacular view of Milazzo, the Aeolian islands and the Mela valley. Behind the landscape is almost dolomitic.
Nicola D. (2 years ago)
Spectacular view of Milazzo, the Aeolian islands and the Mela valley. Behind the landscape is almost dolomitic.
Maddi Di Ronza (2 years ago)
Beautiful place, I recommend to those who go on holiday to Milazzo to spend there.
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