Castello di Donnafugata is a sumptuous palace located in the southeast of Sicily, 15 kilometers south of the city of Ragusa. The origins of the Donnafugata castle date back to the 14th century but most of its current aspect belongs to the 19th century. Visiting the castle was a 150-year journey back in time. Find out how the rich and powerful Sicilians of the time lived.
Inside the Castle
The castle is divided over three floors, with over 120 rooms of which twenty are now accessible to visitors. The rooms still contain furnishings and original period furniture.
Around the castle there is a large and monumental 8 hectare park. Among other things, there are a Coffee House, a small temple and a maze.
There are places where you can go back in time. Ragusa Ibla is one of these. Medieval alleys, Baroque churches and palaces: walking Ragusa Ibla was like visiting an open-air museum.
Ragusa Ibla is a town full of history. Medieval alleys and historic palaces, Ragusa Ibla maintains its charm even when it gets dark.