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La Fornace Penna, Scicli

4.3
Ruin · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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4.4
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  • Visited La Fornace Penna as it featured in the book and TV production of Inspector Montalbanos 'The Shape of Water'. We were staying near Punta Secca and Sampieri was a 40 minute drive away. It was...  more »
  • Not worth a visit as such but it is surprising how photogenic a disused factory can be as it overlooks Sampieri beach.  more »
  • This derelict factory features in several Inspector Montelbano episodes. The atmospheric ruin is worth a short visit (internal access is discourages), and a beautiful sandy beach is nearby if you...  more »
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  • Interesting location and the history of why this place has been burned down to stop industrialisation. This place was giving work to a hundred people and somebody thought this was not good! Stunning beach around and no facilities. So bring your water!
  • Beautiful coastal place but nothing else there except ruins
  • Worth a wonder around, thinking not only about Montalbano but also the history of the place. Then go for a swim.
  • An interesting and atmospheric place to watch the beautiful ocean, worth a drive over to the coast! The furnace itself was fun to explore, with surprising interior pathways.
  • No tourist buses, no poeple, no commercials, no bothering. Highly recommend remote location without crowds

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