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Cavagrande del Cassibile

Avola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 67450
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8-Day Sicily Road Bike Tour of the Baroque Southeast
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“cava grande” (15 reviews)
“the river” (9 reviews)
Avola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 67450
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Reviewed yesterday

The climb down to the bottom of the gorge was by a stony narrow path but the reward is a series of refreshing pools to have a dip in.The climb back up is a bit tortuous but there's cool drinks and snacks to be had...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is worth spending at least half a day. You will have to descend almost 300m over a 2 km long very rough path of which 1/5 consists out of rather slippery ‘stairs’ covered with rocks and pebbles. It takes about 40 minutes to...More

Thank Bert V
Reviewed 5 days ago

The place in very nice and the water is clean and chilly. If you go there do not forget to take fresh water with you. You badly need good shoe in order to climb safely. I do not recommend it with small kids under 6...More

Thank Botond1959
Reviewed 1 week ago

It takes half an hour to get to the water and the same or longer back in the heat, but it is worth every step! Amazing experience, postcard views and clear spring water to swim in.

Thank Creamy7777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a unique place to visit if you're near Siracusa. Parking is EUR 3 and there's a fair number of people who go (if you need the crowd confirmation). This is a real hike - the hike back can be challenging if you're...More

2  Thank mogrady83
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We went there in 8 and when we arrived was really crowded. No sign of any kind of security around, so basically someone needed to stay all time close to our bags. Not a good place for kids cause rocks are really slippery, we found...More

Thank Daniele R
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We were so glad we visited this canyon. It took us about an hour to get down to the bottom and another hour back up (!!) but for us well worth it. The pools are awesome - just what you need after a hot hike...More

Thank Catdaz45
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Listen it was totally worth seeing, but I don't think I will ever visit it again. Please also read other reviews, before you undertake visit the watering holes. I am happy that I did it and one of the best places to take a swim...More

1  Thank Laura D
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful places i,ve ever been. The drive to get there is full of breathtaking views. €3 to park when you arrive. Good footwear is a must. A good hike down but you are rewarded with an amazing swimming area...More

1  Thank Liz K
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Great spot. Easily accessible (event though may be quite hard to climb up if unfit....) Lots of spots to jump in. Soft water. Some shade available.

1  Thank pierrrrrrr
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13 September 2016|
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Response from Davide_Cuda | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yu Q. Valletiana is right. The main access to the most known part of the Cava Grande(Scala Cruci) has been officially closed to the public for the past 2 years due to a fire that burned most of the southern side of the... More
13 September 2016|
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Response from Jerry C | Reviewed this property |
I think the easiest way is to rent a scooter. so you are more independent.
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