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Lombardia Castle

Via Lombardia, 24, 94100 Enna EN, Italy

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About Lombardia Castle

The castle of Lombardy, a symbolic building of the city of Enna, is an imposing fortress that stands on the highest point of the city.  With its 26,000 m² of surface, it is one of the largest medieval castles in Italy, together with the castle of Brescia and the castle of Lucera. The castle of Lombardy is the architectural symbol of the city even before the tower of Federico II, its most important monument and one of the most visited in the Sicilian hinterland.



Attractions near Lombardia Castle

Villa Romana del Casale22.9km from Lombardia Castle

The Villa Romana del Casale is a Roman villa Urbana built in the first quarter of the 4th century and located about 3 km outside the town of Piazza Armerina, Sicily, southern Italy. It contains the richest, largest, and most complex collection of Roman mosaics in the world, and has been designated as one of 49 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Italy.

Madonie Regional Natural Park42.61km from Lombardia Castle

The Madonie Park is a protected natural area established in 1981.  It includes the massif of the Madonie, situated on the northern coast of Sicily, between the rivers Imera and Pollina.  The park is home to over half of Sicilian plant species, and in particular most of those present only in Sicily.  The site was included in the network of Global Geoparks of ' Unesco the 17 November 2015, during the 38th Plenary Session of the General Conference held in Paris.

Simeto50.87km from Lombardia Castle

The Simeto is, in terms of basin width, the main river of Sicily, while in length it is second after the southern Hymera. Also present in ancient mythology with a very rich population of gods.  The entire course of the river is included in the province of Catania, while its basin also extends into the provinces of Messina and Enna. On its way, it does not cross any important center, but it touches Bronte, Adrano, Paternò, and Ramacca . The Simeto river crosses the Plain of Catania.

Parco dei Nebrodi54.79km from Lombardia Castle

The Nebrodi park is a protected natural area established on 4 August 1993, with its almost 86,000 hectares of surface it is the largest protected natural area in Sicily.  The main elements that most strongly characterize the natural landscape of the Nebrodi are the asymmetry of the various slopes, the diversity of modeling of the reliefs, the very rich vegetation, and the humid environments.

Etnaland56.97km from Lombardia Castle

Etnaland is an Italian amusement park, built in Sicily, in Belpasso, near Paternò. Its total area is 280,000 square meters, of which 112,500 are occupied by the mechanical park alone, making it the largest amusement park in Southern Italy. Inside it provides various possibilities for entertainment: from the purely playful one, characterized by the AcquaPark and the ThemePark, to the educational one represented by the Prehistory Park and the botanical path.

Cefalù Cathedral57.46km from Lombardia Castle

Cefalù's cathedral is one of the jewels in Sicily's Arab-Norman crown, only equalled in magnificence by the Cattedrale di Monreale and Palermo's Cappella Palatina. Filling the central apse, a towering figure of Cristo Pantocratore (Christ All Powerful) is the focal point of the elaborate Byzantine mosaics – Sicily's oldest and best preserved, predating those of Monreale by 20 or 30 years.

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Sicily is the biggest island in Italy and in the Mediterranean Sea, an amazing land rich in history and traditions, where art and culture intertwine with wonderful natural beauties. From the sea to the mountains and countryside, from the volcanos to the fishing villages, there are really many reasons why to visit Sicily. As Frederick II, King of Sicily, once said: “I don't envy God's paradise, because I'm well satisfied to live in Sicily”.