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Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro

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Address: Strada Provinciale 63, 91014, Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0924 35108

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We visited Riserva by boat. It is the best way to explore it. To some beaches you just can not come by foot.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Riserva by boat. It is the best way to explore it. To some beaches you just can not come by foot.

Thank Elizaveta G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a very nice natural reserve with beautiful beaches. Not much infrastructure, but that also keeps it from being destroyed, I went in the beginning of the season, so it wasn't super crowded. But the beach is quite small, so I can see it being overloaded. Still it's a very impressive place.

Thank Leo A
Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The park is pedestrian only with hiking trails that run from the entrance, just west of Scopello, to San Vito lo Capo. It's an easy hike from one end to the other. The area along the trails is arid and is covered with palma nana tree, which short scrubby palm family trees. There are lots of different types of wild... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had heard good reports of Zingaro National Park & fancying a change of scene during our stay in C del G., . we caught the public-service bus which took us to the South Gate, noting that last bus leaves around 1700. We paid €5 pp to enter & were given a map / guide of the park. The bus... More 

Thank JamesW17
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A great day trip. It costs 5 euros per person to enter the park. The reserve itself is quite a dry landscape, but still interesting with a beautiful walk along the cliffs. It takes about 2 hours from the Scopello to the San Vito Lo Capo end. Most people wear hiking shoes but we did it in flip flops! The... More 

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Marseille, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A fantastic place to explore and enjoy. By the end of October, water temperature was nice, only few people were on the paths and in the small beaches. Views are amazing (and we know norvégien fjords and Provence calanques). We have been walking for 1 hour to reach the second beach. One suggestion to enjoy the full scene: to have... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We did two walks thru the nature reserve, starting at opposite ends, once we found the start points, we had two lovely days wandering up and around, the reserve itself is beautiful, however the routes there leave a lot to be desired, no proper signposts, roads full of potholes, typical Sicily. There was a van selling water and refreshments at... More 

Thank Louise M
Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I only have one word: AMAZING If you are in this area of Sicily this is a must see area. Natures finest kept at its state. Beautiful beach with a worthy small hike.

Thank MariF66
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you like hiking, this is a place in west Sicily. We were here in mid-October. We came from Scopello town side, you have 2 paid parking here, one was already completely full at 11 a.m. Also drive carefully, the entry and parking surface is bumpy. We choose the trail close to the coast, with extraordinary views and quite a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great views and lovely coves to swim in the warm blue sea, quite a bit of up and down so wear sensible shoes to walk in.

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