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Parks & nature in Province of Catania

Volcano
“Definitely a must-see when you're in Catania. We have the in with a great tour company. Just ask, we can hook you up.”
78local recommendations
River
“Immersed in nature and surrounded by mountains, this park perfectly represents the Sicilian side that goes beyond beaches and monument. Easily reachable from the motorway Catania-Messina, the Gorges of Alcantara river are stunningly set among rocks, with very clear (but also very cold!) waters where you can immerse your feet.”
96local recommendations
Park
“Etna is great for hiking and viewing the volcano, and there are restaurants too. Skiing is possible in the winter. Go properly equipped with boots and warm clothes even in summertime! ”
89local recommendations
Ski Lodge
“There are many ways to experience Mt ETNA . Get by you car at Rifugio Sapienza on the south east slopes of the volcano , up to 2000 mt from sea level. If you wish to continue further cable car and Unimog are available. ”
69local recommendations
Park
“If you are tired of the city rythms and you also want a nice view of Mount Etna, climb on top of the hill hosting the music pavillion”
36local recommendations
Park
“Parco Ideale per far divertire piccoli e grandi... Giochi da albero ad albero più incredibili con area Pic-Nic e Bracieri.”
21local recommendations
Volcano
“Go there with a good pair of shoes, a warm sweater and a bottle of Nerello Mascalese... start hiking and then take a sit and enjoy the wine with the astonishing view.”
21local recommendations
Park
“It’s the biggest natural park of Sicily with many different kind of natures and animals. There are several towns around the park like Montalbano and San Piero Patti.”
24local recommendations
Park
“Il territorio attraversato dal fiume Alcantara è di particolare importanza in virtù della sua morfologia creata proprio dallo scorrimento delle acque che lo hanno modellato ed inciso creando, nell'attraversamento di un'imponente serie di colate laviche. The territory crossed by the Alcantara River is of particular importance because of its morphology created by the sliding of the waters that shaped and incised it, creating, through the passage of an impressive series of lava flows.”
13local recommendations
Garden
“Nowadays they started to organise lot of interesting and educational activities ”
19local recommendations
Park
“Il percorso a piedi immerso nella timpa va da Acireale al mare di Santa Maria La Scala.”
10local recommendations
Scenic Viewpoint
“La Riserva conta oltre 3.700 ettari di spettacolari scorci paesaggistici, con le limpide acque dell’Anapo, che scorrono tra le bianche rocce e il verde tipico della macchia mediterranea: la Riserva è una tappa da non perdere per chi si appresta a conoscere la Sicilia. The Reserve has over 3,700 hectares of spectacular landscapes, with the clear waters of the Aapo, flowing between the white rocks and the greenery typical of the Mediterranean scrub: the Riserva is a stop not to be missed for those who are about to know Sicily.”
9local recommendations
Theme Park
“Un posto unico al mondo insieme al fiume Nilo, dove cresce il famoso Papiro”
14local recommendations
Harbour / Marina
“Possibile passeggiare e godere di una vista spettacolare. Mare, scogliera, bar, ristoranti, imperdibile.”
6local recommendations
Park
“La maestosa Etna è l’attrazione naturalistica più eccitante della Sicilia. Il vulcano attivo più alto d’Europa offre la possibilità di fare qualunque tipo di attività, dal trekking allo sci, dal turismo culturale a quello enogastronomico, fino al canyoning e alle visite speleologiche! Un mondo da scoprire, dai 2000 fino si 3340 metri di altezza. ”
10local recommendations
Beach
“SANDY BEACH (for pay): The beach is presented by an abundance of Mediterranean vegetation that is reflected towards the private beach of white sand, welcoming and comfortable. There is beach volley, beach soccer and other courts.”
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