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Alcantara Gorge

Via Nazionale 5 | Motta Camastra, 98030, Sicily, Italy
+39 333 360 9545
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Walk along the floor of this 223-foot deep lava canyon - a narrow, scenically spectacular gorge carved out of the rock by a fast-flowing stream.
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“the river” (32 reviews)
“cold water” (9 reviews)
“car park” (15 reviews)
Via Nazionale 5 | Motta Camastra, 98030, Sicily, Italy
+39 333 360 9545
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed every moment at the gorges especially swimming in cold river. They also sold fruit for just €2.50 which was an ideal healthy snack will sure visit again !!

Thank Mark Edward M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place with cool and crystal clear water. The formation of the rocks is amazing. There are approximately 300 steps to go down from the street level to the ground level, that means 300 steps up. Believe me it took my breathe away climbing them....More

Thank Moses P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Alcantara Gorge on 23/06/2017. It was amazing experience of body rafting by stormy river with cold water through the Alcantara Gorge with Francesco (very open and friendly guy, speaks English well and perfectly explains what need to do). If you are adventurous guys...More

Thank Marina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been there with a group of 7 friends. You can reach it by car and can enter directly the Alcantara gorge from the bottom of the gorge, there you can have a refreshing bath (water is less than 15 celsius); anyway we decided to visit...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The gorge is absolutely beautiful, definitely worth going to, as you come down the steps to your left as the river flows are lovely pockets of quiet you can find to sit with your family/friends away from the main busy area, on the right is...More

4  Thank Rlh202
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a stunning Gorge, crystal clear waters fall from a waterfall then rush through the valley, it's a great place to relax for a couple of hours. There are various activities like trekking and the one where you can slide along rocks (not my thing...More

Thank Supertedbaker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very refreshing experience, walking against the current with a trekking guide and back was fantastic. The scenery is unique.

Thank Mario B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This truly amazing natural feature is not to be missed. Start by doing the walk along the top for some incredible views of this stunning gorge before going down to the river to cool off. A lot of the locals seem to use it as...More

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens above the gorge need urgent renovation. They are clean but are not maintained in good shape since many years. The gorge itself is not really spectacular unless you go rafting in the river.All together rather disapointing, and not cheap. Not comparable to gorges...More

Thank Dany T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was only about 10 miles from our hotel in giardini naxos.we took the route ss185. There is a huge car park and you pay an entrance fee of 13e or 11e for concessions.well worth it. We spent the day there. The gardens are not...More

1  Thank Lindahollins
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Jacques C
12 July 2017|
Response from Sally F | Reviewed this property |
There were people there with dogs of all sizes!