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Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro

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Classic beautiful swimming coves and an ancient cave

We went in from the north end, where you park and should be prepared to do some walking, carrying... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lenny G
Portland, Oregon

Amazing views! You do have to pay to park and pay to get in and you must take enough supplies for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Strada Provinciale 63, 91014, Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in from the north end, where you park and should be prepared to do some walking, carrying provisions for the day. The swimming coves are your Mediterranean dream--turquoise water, rocks to climb on, lovely fish for snorkeling. There is a cave apparently occupied...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views! You do have to pay to park and pay to get in and you must take enough supplies for the day (water/food) as you cannot buy any when you go in! The first beach along is about a 10 minute walk however it...More

1  Thank melissan_taylor
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We did the whole walk and swam in the clear limpid waters of the second cove. It was hot with very little shade - sun hats and plenty of water are strongly advised! The views are stunning all the way.

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

My family visited in April and we had a fantastic day! Spent about 3.5-4 hours here! We hiked along the trails and down to the beach! We all loved it and it was truly beautiful. Totally worth the trip!

Thank Giametta5
Reviewed 5 June 2018

My wife and I did the walk from the southern, Scopello end and back in a day in the middle of May. It's a lovely walk along good well marked paths. Some parts are a little steep and rocky, but it can easily be tackled...More

1  Thank Jim04y
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We spent few hours on sunny and hot Sunday in the end of April. It was little bit difficult to go up and down trough the Riserva. But fresh air, light sea wind and amazing views helped us a lot to get a perfect mood....More

Thank meshteam
Reviewed 8 May 2018

we made the whole walk (15 km) and the view to the sea is beautifull. the cave is gorgeous. But the up and down is a little bit exhausting.

Thank sonnenh
Reviewed 8 May 2018

If you like the real nature, the beauty views, this coast is enjoying, many romantic paths, but you need good footingshoes; for nature lovers.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We parked on the east side of the park (Ingreso sud) and payed 5€ for the parking. The offical one was already full at 9 a.m. We payed 3€ for reduced ticket. We recommend that you go early because it gets really hot and there...More

Thank Tonja M
Reviewed 23 April 2018

If you have hiked the coast at Cinque Terre, or hiked the Napili Coast on Kauai, Hawaii, then you have an idea of what this hike is all about: gorgeous cliffs and blue, aquamarine blue seas, not too difficult in terms of up-and-down, lots of...More

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20 August 2017|
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Response from Phil S | Reviewed this property |
We visited in October 2016 before the fire but I can say that the weather was beautiful and waters were Great. Also not as crowded as mid summer.
22 May 2017|
Response from Phil S | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest that renting a car is the way to go in Sicily. You take your own pace, enjoy the trip. To visit Zingaro Reserve one option is to get to Castellamare Del Golfo (not sure whether there is a bus lne, Sorry) and... More
20 March 2017|
Response from MariF66 | Reviewed this property |
I know for sure there are boat tours as of June. April may be a bit early. If you go to the Marina, port area of Castellammare del Golfo, you will find a pop up shops where you get the tickets for that tour or can rent out... More