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Oasi Faunistica di Vendicari

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Address: Contrada Vendicari SNC, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
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Beautiful beaches, rocky shores, saline marshes, birds & bees ………

Vendicari is a short strip of coastal land (7-8 km/5 miles long), set aside as a nature preserve, one of the few on Sicily. It has a complex history (as all of Sicily), having had... read more

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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vendicari is a short strip of coastal land (7-8 km/5 miles long), set aside as a nature preserve, one of the few on Sicily. It has a complex history (as all of Sicily), having had human occupation & abandonment over time, and now left to the elements of nature from which it came. Left behind are bits of ancient quarries,... More 

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Rome, Italy
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78 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

If you have half a day, don't miss this wonderful place where you can watch rare birds, enjoy a wonderful beach and visit a perfectly restored tonnara, where tuna fish were catched and processed. Bring sandwiches for a lovely picnic because a snacks bar is not available. This is for all ages.

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Long Island, New York
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We found a nice cove with access to the water from rocks. It was a nice place to snorkel and take in the sun away from the crowds.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I strongly recommend to visit riserva di Vendicari for a nice swim and a walk around the natural reserve. The old tuna manufacturing plant that lies on the north side of the beach looks like a Greek temple sinking in the sea. Enjoy in all seasons!

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Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We followed Googlemaps to Cala Mosche. This took us into the nature reserve and up a rough road, following signs for Agro-Turistico. Eventually we ended up at a rough car park where we paid 3 Euros to park. From here it was a 20 minute walk to a beautiful cove where we swam and walked on the beach. It feels... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We visited Vendicari several times during our stay, mainly to get to the natural beaches. We enjoyed Walking there and watching plants and small animals.

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Indore, India
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Actually i had been here in 2012, but there was no further than 2015. There was a school trip to Noto, Italy and for 13 days we enjoyed being around italians. We came here as an outing with some of Italian school friends and though got bored we still pretended to be enjoying! Many of the spots here are good... More 

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Barga, Italy
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

We drove to the Torre Sveva entrance. From there it's only a 10 min walk to the Tonnara and the Torre Sveva. The Tonnara, a building where they trapped -and subsequently killed- the tuna fish, is nicly restored and the various panels explain how it was done. We then walked to the Cala Mosche beach, a nice walk, about an... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We came to this place in mid-October. Advantage you don’t have too many tourist around. But there is also not much to observe. You can do some nice walk, but many trails are closed and we were not lucky to observe birds or animals. So we did a picnic on the beach . Fortunately weather was good. We were disappointed.

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Blois, France
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Hardly beatable nature experience, especially out of season, Fall, Winter and Springtime are my suggested periods

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