Donnafugata Castle

Donnafugata, Italy

Although the origins of Donnafugata Castle can be traced to the 14th-century most of its current Neo-Classical and Neo-Gothic appearance belongs to the 19th century.


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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy


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Francesca Giganti (9 months ago)
Beautiful noble palace, fresh breeze, totally worthwhile to get a feeling of XIX century in Sicily.
Caroline Crutchley (10 months ago)
A noble family home restored and maintained well. Views across the countryside . The rooms are set out and you feel as though you e stepped into another bygone world. Take time in the gardens, sit and eat a picnic there. Or go to eat good sicilian food at one of the restaurants outside. To get there take the train from Gela or Modica. Modica to Ragusa journey is a stunning ride in itself. Read the Leopard book beforehand as it's set here.
yevgeniya khytun (2 years ago)
A stunning castle and a wonderful costume museum. beautiful old interiors, well preserved. incredible museum of costumes of several centuries. and the original labyrinth, which really adds to the thrill.
Damian Ameen (2 years ago)
A great place to visit. There are three different venues. A clothing museum display clothes of the former Sicilian owners of the palace from early 1600s through the 1920s. The castle residences with original furnishings, wallpaper, frescos and many other item. A glimpse into the aristocracy of Sicily. The gardens for a nice walk around the exterior of the castle. Plan to visit the gardens at night and maybe a. Pizza and wine.
Bettina Battaglia (2 years ago)
Lovely museum! Some dresses were not outdated, still can be worn nowadays. The mirror in the middle of the museum makes you look really slim! Some parts on the wall looked 3d, but it's actually 2d! There's parking, not free. Close to the parking, there's new gelato shops. Taste good!
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