Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Italy  /  Sicily  /  Province of Ragusa  /  Scicli  /  La Fornace Penna

La Fornace Penna, Scicli

Ruin · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
La Fornace Penna is located in Scicli. Arrange your visit to La Fornace Penna and discover more family-friendly attractions in Scicli using our Scicli road trip planning site.
Improve this listing »
Create an itinerary including La Fornace Penna
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

La Fornace Penna reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
257 reviews
  • 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 »
  • 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

Plan your trip to Scicli

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.