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“Lunar landscape in the middle of nowhere!”

Vulcanelli di macalube
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Located 4km south of Aragona,it is a strange,moonlike landscape of mini mud craters and sporadic mini geysers resulting of the methane gas mixing with salt water and clay.

Our 9 years old grandaughter told us that it was the highlight of her Sicilian trip!

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Reviewed 31 May 2014

Where else in the world can you see something like a gurgling clay field? and did I mention it's free! nothing in Europe is free! the signs are faded, but you can always look up this scientific wonder on Wikipedia when you get back home. Definitely worth the trip. Not smelly at all, and safe for kids. How many beaches can you see in one trip?

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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Spectacular anomaly which you can get close to and touch for yourself. No fee, no time limits, no people around... just you and the weird force of nature.

The "vulcanoes" are 40-100cm high and bubbling with mud...

Take your dirtiest shoes since you WILL get dirty.

2  Thank Panhirsch
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

Off the beaten track, but well worth a visit. You have to search hard to find the live "volcanos"; we had a help from a local environmentalist who was leading a school trip. But it is a wonderfully quiet and atmospheric place, where you could spend a whole day connecting with nature.

2  Thank FaustoCopp1
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

It's an interesting place but it gives you the sensation of an abandoned/forgotten place.
There is no parking at the entrance. You don't feel so confortable leaving a rent car in the middle of nowhere just like this. There is a street and fields around.
You can enter the reservation Macalube di Aragona on your own. There are a few faded indications but it is not enough. It's not clear what you can do and not do, where you can go and not go...
What a pitty! It could become a nice attraction.

2  Thank MSP_V_66
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