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Le Gole dell'Alcantara

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Strada Provinciale 7, Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
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All reviewsthe riverpublic entrancefreezing coldbody raftingthe main car parkbeautiful gorgenice experienceparking lotwalk aroundcold riverentry feeticket officenatural phenomenoncouple of hoursswimming gearstone formationspaying euros
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Entrance fee of 1.5 Eur for going down by foot to the Natural water fall, and river. Place is peaceful, bit crowded, water freezing cold, yet it's a great place for nature lovers. If you want to hike as we did, you need to pay...More

Thank Edith S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There’s a large parking space outside the entrance, a small fee is asked in the form of a donation. The fee to go inside is between 8€-30€ depending on wether you want to stroll around for yourself or go rafting aswell. The water is freezing...More

Thank Menno007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was one of our favourit day. the entrance was 12 euro but if you take one of those cars with a guide it will cost you 17. we had a guide with us for an hour and they took us around the park first...More

Thank graziellazerafap2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ll preface this with saying we were a bit put off by an earlier stop further up the river where there had obviously been a pollution event leaving hundreds of dead fish in the water. I’m not surprised our hotel owner warned us against swimming...More

Thank RCG0775
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day with our guide, Luca from Association Truvatura. A one of a kind experience. We never felt at risk with his able help. The scenery was magnificent

Thank Dwight S
Reviewed 18 August 2018

A nice experience, where you can walk around and see old lava ravines and cold mountain streams. There is a small beach which you reach by elevator or stairs (which costed 1,50 euro extra!), where you can walk in the (very cold) water and hike...More

Thank Niklas L
Reviewed 16 August 2018

It is quite easy to get to by car. the car park we parked our car is located at the entrance of the national reserve, the gorge is 150m away from there. Our major intention was the gorge itself so we skipped the national reserve....More

Thank Gabriella L
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Get there early and walk trough the cold river with water shoes. Pay 1.50 euro for the stairs wich is easliy to do. It gets very crowdy in the course of the morning. We spend around 2 ours there wich was fine.

Thank Mickey B
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Wow, what an eye opener to the power and beauty of nature. The gorge is too beautiful as if created by a master of art when dished up a pallet of grey lava as his only tool. What He produced is beauty extreme! A must...More

Thank Alberto D
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

After reading many reviews on here we purchased week long bus passes for interbus/Etna bus at €30.40 per person. Staying in Giardini Naxos we have found all the bus personnel helpful. We took the bus to alcantara gorge which was a lovely journey on an...More

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Antoinette B
17 May 2018|
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Response from Sirol84 | Reviewed this property |
In 2017 it was 3€ for the public entrance, and 13€ for the elevator entrance (in this case there is also a little walk along the park). Anyway at the end you will arrive at the same point.
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mkyuc
30 December 2017|
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Response from GRACE058Malta | Reviewed this property |
it would be much colder for sure and have no ide if itll be open for tourist as its an enclosed closure. maybe cause of lack of tourists it would not be open try to phone or e mail before to avoid dissapointment.
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