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Leisure time in Sicily

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Leisure time in Sicily

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...

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)...

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...

Erice

   Erice is a beautiful city that has some of archeological sites of the first order. The city became famous in antiquity because of a temple to Aphrodite, goddess of love: the temple of...

Etna

This report was almost entirely realized taking inspiration from Giovanni Vallone's award-winning book "Guida dell'Etna"   The Queen of Sicily who with her 3330 m. represents...

Ficuzza - Rocca Busambra

It is an extremely beautiful place, where art and nature integrate perfectly. The area was born as a hunting reserve for Ferdinand III of Bourbon, in the nineteenth century, and presents a great...

Lava Museum - Butterflies' house

Nella stessa area ricadono questi due piccoli musei. Siamo attorno alle pendici di un vulcano spento, il monte Serra. Il museo della lava è un centro espositivo permanente sul vulcanesimo e sulle...

Nebrodi mountain range: forest and road

It is a wonderful walk that wounds the Nebrodi to the heart. 70 kilometers of woods, lakes, landscapes, uncontaminated nature. This marvelous route can be divided into 3 main parts (each of which...

Santo Pietro forest (Natural Reserve)

    From the 19th century romantic town of Santo Pietro (that has fascist architecture from the early 1900s), kind of a ghost town now, comes the name of this forest from ancient memory....

Scala dei Turchi (Natural reserve)

The Stairs of the Turks are a white, rocky wall that slopes to the sea in the province of Agrigento. It is called so because here the pirates took refuge during their raids. It is a very evocative...

Zingaro

Una delle aree naturalistiche più belle del Mediterraneo, fosse solo per essere praticamente incontaminata. Estesa per 7 chilometri, fra Scopello (Castellammare) e San Vito lo Capo, fu...