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Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro

Strada Provinciale 63, 91014 Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy
+39 0924 35108
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Trnava, Slovakia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Stunning nature reserve, clear water, great view on a sea side. I highly recommend a boat trip. Be aware of medusas! :)

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We really enjoyed our visit here although it was incredibly hot and there was little shade on the coastal walk. Do ensure you take hats and water if you are planning to go a long way on the route. After a short distance from the entrance one finds the reserve's museum and after that one can walk all the way... More

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malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Beautiful "Cala's" and nice view around the mountains.Tiring but worth an affort, Gentle people working in the museum's of the riserva. We took 2 hours from Scopello entry to San Vito Lo Capo and 2 hours to go back. We walk for 7 km to san vito and 7 km back.We spent around 6 hours in there walking and swimming... More

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Wroclaw, Poland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Beautiful landscapes, outstanding beaches. It's definitely worth to make a trip to Riserva Zingaro and go down from the route to one of gorgeous beaches. Make sure you have your diving kit with you :)

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London
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

99% of reviews and all the people I know that have been recommend this natural reserve. In my opinion, it depends what you´re after and if you've seen similar places before for you to like it. The little "calas" are tiny and with rocks, they´re so carved in the mountain that around 3pm there´s only shade. You have to walk... More

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Palermo, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Everything is on pictures so and previous posts so I will point out only a few things -take water and food with you. It can be very hot during holidays months and there are no shops over there -normal ticket costs 5 euro,there is no discount for students -you can get for free a map at the begining. All the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We took one of the boat tours and it was a fun afternoon. We saw all the cala's and caves and swam in them.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Ok - you need to plan and prepare for this one - its not far or particularly difficult terrain for an energetic and slightly challenging walk but in 30c it's a killer. Go early, go light and take plenty of water. Beach coves are stunning for swimming but will be packed by 10am in summer ( we went mid August)... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I think this is one of those places that appeals to people who are more satisfied by how things look rather than how they feel. What I mean is that this place really is beautiful but the experience of being there is uncomfortable. The beach itself is not sand nor pebbles but stone, 5 -10 cm long. It hurt to... More

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cadier en keer
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We expected the walk more difficult as Some say, but even with Teva watersandels iT was à very Nice and fantastisch nature experience. In my opinion best beach with bright cristal clear water was under the huge cave, le grotto Dell Uzzo, the cala del Uzzo. Mind that in August iT was crowded and very popular! Also intersting was the... More

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