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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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Fabulous coastal walk

A fabulous coastal trail with little beaches along the way. Bit too chilly to swim in spring but the flowers along the way compensated. At times quite steep. Possible to walk... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fabulous coastal trail with little beaches along the way. Bit too chilly to swim in spring but the flowers along the way compensated. At times quite steep. Possible to walk there and back in 4 hours without any stops. Outstanding walk.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been there in march 2017. There have been still very few other guests, so we had the trails nearly to ourself. :-) Everything was blooming and the genista ... do you want to fly? ;-) On the trail, there have been many plates with explanations about the local plants And keep an eye on the lazy lizards which... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful natural parks I have ever been to. The views are stunning, the hikes are just slightly challenging, the place is not too crowded. Bring water! Bring your own water as you will not want to trek back without it, nor will you want to cut your visit short because you forgot it.

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Dudley
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

This really is a beautiful area. They beaches aren't the best for swimming but the plants, flowers and whole ambiance is stunning. In March the scents of the flowers were incredible. The road leading to it is in a dreadful condition and we feared for the floor of our camper van on occasions but the car park was large and... More 

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

too bad it is not possible to give more than 5 stars, it would definitely deserve more. A astonishing place

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

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

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

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.

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Waco, Texas
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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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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 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 27 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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