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Nature in Inland

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

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Nature in Inland

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...

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...

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...

Contrada Scaleri

In the hinterland of Sicily we can find this Natural reserve characterized by the presence of the Karren (picture) a sort of limestone pavements created by the superficial erosion of the evaporitic...

Conza cave

E’ una grotta di origine carsica formatasi al contatto tra i terreni carbonatici mesozoici (circa 200 milioni di anni fa) ed i depositi argillosi. Queste rocce si sono formate da antichi mari...

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...

Entella

Entella Certainly a wonderful Sicilian archeological landscape experience. At the very least, it is impressive as the seat of an ancient people; the Elymians,that apparently were the survivors of...

Favara and Granza forest

A real paradise where they grow undisturbed oaks, oaks and oaks and, above all, suggestive secular cork trees among which those of Bosco Granza. The outer areas of the reserve are characterized by the...

Forest of Rossomanno, Grottacura, Bellia

This natural reserve is located in the Erei mountains, the mountains where the god Apollo lived with his sheeps. This reserve is located between Enna and Piazza Armerina and includes several heights...

Formaggio mountain

The name is due to the fact that something seems to have grated this mountain like a piece of parmesan cheese. In reality the particular shape was caused by wind erosion that also brought to light...

Ganzaria mountain

The Ganzaria mountain is a hill located above the village of San Michele di Ganzaria about 800 meters above sea level, facing part of the southern most part of Mount Erei. It seems that its name...

Montagna Grande

It’s the highest top (1374 meters) of Peloritani mountains. From its top one can enjoy a wonderful view of Ionian sea and of the Eolian islands ! Maybe the most beautiful path to get there is...

Monte Altesina

Monte Altesina According to the Arabs, this was the trigonometric point of Sicily, from which the island was divided into three equal pieces: the Demone Valley on the east, the Valley of Mazara on...

Monte Altesina (Naturalistic Reserve)

Monte Altesina (Naturalistic Reserve) Mt. Altesina, with its 1,192 m. a.s.l., the highest summit of Erei mountains, feeds the main spring of the river Dittaino. On the summit, there is the relict...

Monte Carcaci

Fra Prizzi e Castronovo di Sicilia questa riserva comprende due rilievi: il Monte Carcaci, alto 1196 m ed il Pizzo Colobria di circa 1000 m. Si accede alla riserva da Portella Riena dove il paesaggio...

Monte Castellazzo

Monte Castellazzo of Marianopoli Sitting in the middle of Sicily, in the fields of wheat and the peace and quiet of an agricultural civilization, is Mount Castellazzo, site of an ancient Greek...

Monte Conca (Naturalistic Reserve)

Monte Conca (Naturalistic Reserve) Monte Conca it’s a limestone plateau characterized by a geologycal formation of 5 millions of years ago.   It’s crossed by the river Gallo...

Monte Rose

Monte citato da Aristotele e da Plinio il Vecchio, e famoso nell’antichità per le sue virtuose erbe spontanee che ancora oggi, durante tutte le stagioni dell’anno, profumano e colorano il...

Monti Madonie

Caratteristiche Generali Catena montuosa della parte settetrionale della Sicilia caratterizzata da variegati paesaggi e dalla presenza di deliziosi paesini infilati tra i suoi boschi. La vetta più...