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Inspiring landscapes in Sicily

Travel around Sicily discovering the marvels this region, with the greatest expanse of nature reserves in Italy, has to offer.

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Inspiring landscapes in Sicily

Aeolian islands

Aeolian islands     Le isole Eolie (Vulcano, Lipari, Salina, Stromboli, Panarea, Alicudi e Filicudi), arcipelago patrimonio Unesco nella parte settentrionale della Sicilia, sono 7...

Alcamo forest

The reserve extends over the summit of Mount Bonifato, 825 m a.s.l., of calcareous origin, overlooking the city of Alcamo. In the area there are many amusements as adventure park and a picnic area....

Alcantara gorges and river

The name of this river means “the bridge” (al qantarah, in Arabic) and it divides the province of Catania from that of Messina. The Alcantara, where in the past the Arabs tried to breed...

Ancient Noto

Noto One of the masterpieces of Sicilian naturalistic-archeology where both countryside and the works of man triumph. Ancient Noto is referred to thusly to distinguish it from the newer town of...

Arcibessi

Second Iblean summit with its considerable 906 meters above sea level. A dense pine forest cover sit and makes it extremely suggestive. On the mountain you find many nivere, refrigerators that were...

Argimusco and Malabotta forest

  A great and magic place. The best way to approach it is from Montalbano Elicona. Located between the Peloritani mountains and the Nebrodi mountains, the Malabotta wood (700 - 1300 m asl)...

Belice river

La riserva si estende fra Marinella di Selinunte ed il promontorio di Porto Palo. Comprende il tratto terminale del fiume Belice e le caratteristiche dune(piccoli rilievi di sabbia trasportata e...

Biviere di Gela lake

      Biviere di Gela is the largest coastal lake in Sicily, and one of the main “rest areas” of migratory birds. From a well equipped visitor center branches several...

Calagna valley

The Calagna valley is just few steps away from the little town of Tortorici, at 700 m. a.s.l. Full immersed inside the Nebrodi mountains,the valley is renowned beacuse of the Petagna saniculaefolia,a...

Cammarata mountain

The reserve is located between the provinces of Agrigento and Palermo. The area is comprised of hills with limestone rocks from the Mesozoic era such as Mount Gemini (1350 meters), Serra della...

Capo Gallo

The Capo Gallo Nature Reserve contains Monte Gallo, originally formed of carbonate in the Mesozoic era (225 million years ago) to the middle Eocene (54 and 33.7 million years ago). The mountain...

Capo Passero of Portopalo island

To the extreme south of Sicily we find this island, some 1300 meters long, 500 meters wide and about 37 acres in all. On its western part, the one closet to the coast, the combined action of the tides...

Capodarso and Imera river

GPS CAPODARSO: 37°29'40.02"N   14° 8'51.43"E A mountain, a bridge and a source, that is: Etna, the Capodarso bridge and the Aretusa fountain in...

Caporama

Site of great beauty. The headland, where the ruins of a 15th century tower emerges consist of calcareous Mesozoic age dating about 200 millions years ago, which settled on the seabed in an...

Carburangeli cave

Grotta di Carburangeli The area is protected for its worthy and naturalistic cave. The cavity is found in the carbonate formations of the Quaternario (about 1,800,000 years ago), carved by the...

Casasia mountain

Archeological mountain, at 730 meters above sea level, a center of the ancient Siculi people dating to (X a.C. ?) that today appears well covered by reforestation. On the slpoes of the mountain you...

Cavagrande del Cassibile valley

GPS  36°58'3.32"N    15° 5'38.79"E   One of the most beautiful places in the world? The “terrestrial paradise”, as this place is...

Ciane river

This is a natural reserve with not only great historical importance (having been the navigable river in the time of the Greeks) but that has within it a lush papyrus vegetation. (in the PHOTO, the...

Conca d'Oro and Oreto river

La Conca d’Oro è la pianura (più o meno) sulla quale si adagia Palermo ed alcuni comuni della sua provincia. Avvolta da monti da entrambi i lati ed attraversata al centro dal fiume Oreto il...