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Nature in Ragusa area

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...

Dirillo (river and lake)

River of historic importance as it served as a way of communication between the coast and the hinterland, the ancient inhabitants of Sicily. Starting from the meeting of the Amerillo and the Vizzini...

Irminio river

The Irminio River is born in the Iblean mountains near Mount Lauro, and it is the longest river in the province of Ragusa. The natural area is found at the mouth of the river and includes a coastal...

Ispica canyon

Typical Iblean mountain canyon, carved by millennia of erosion by the river Pernamazzoni in its upper parts and by Busaitone in the lower parts.    It is  one of the most picturesque places in...

Lauro mountain

It is the highest peak of the Iblean mountains, reaching to 986 meters above sea level. The name is derived from the Latin, Laurus ‘laurel’, because in the the past there were many of this tree...

Pino D'aleppo

  The reserve occupies the lower part of the Ippari River and falls in the area between the town of Vittoria and its mouth. It was established to safeguard what is considered the last...

Randello canyon

Beautiful stretch of the Mediterranean situated between Braccetto and Scoglitti, two pearls close to the sea of Ragusa. It is established in this corner of paradise, with its pine trees, in a bay...