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Great hike to stretch legs after too much pasta!

We were a family of six and everybody enjoyed the trip! It’s worth the effort, you will hike... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TheMimoux
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Hamburg, Germany
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Great hike

It's a great hike,but some paths were closed and therefore some entry points to the canyon too. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fuppsala
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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All reviews the river worth the effort car park beautiful place grand canyon flip flops bring water amazing views bring enough long walk lots of water on the rocks hiking shoes great hike walked down couple of hours the reserve
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were a family of six and everybody enjoyed the trip! It’s worth the effort, you will hike through scenic landscape and at the end get rewarded with a cool dip. Take enough water and Moskito repellent with you!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great hike,but some paths were closed and therefore some entry points to the canyon too. I recommend to check where you go and park ahead!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Fuppsala
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Hundreds of steps and 40 mins of walking are worth the amazing view. Bring bathing clothes, enough water and food! Notice that you have to cope with the difference in height of about 250-300m.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank FelixJogl0302
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth the visit. Bring plenty of water and good shoes to walk on. Little to no shade, suggest you go in the morning. We did not experience people trying to rip us off with car damage, but if you do, never pay cash and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Laurens v
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Getting there was not easy, be prepared the roads are quite whiny going up hill. But it is all worth the effort! The canyon is breathtaking. The water is so fresh that it is perfect for the heat as we went there in August. Be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gabriellalai
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to see next to Avola (30 min driving up on the hill), and next to Noto too. If you like nature and you are able to do a good walking, it is worth for sure

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sl1961
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

It is a tough trekking but it is very worth it!!loved to swim there. Wished I could stay all day😊 good shoes and water is a must

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Simone C
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This is a beautiful place. The walk there was wonderful although a bit challenging because of the heat and the many steps. But it was all worth it. The ponds are just beautiful. Water was so refreshing after the hike there. The view and the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Rosaria F
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Amazing, relaxing and beautiful place to visit in Sicily! Also different from all usual touristy places!Wild and wonderful!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank BaibaS_13
Reviewed August 9, 2018

If I have ever sweated more or been more tired as a result of holiday outing, I can't remember. But the beer at the top once I finally got out of the gorge was possibly the best ever. Great bathing spot and very Italian. However,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Sam M
September 2, 2018|
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Response from Bjoern_U | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sam, Yes you can do everything without swimming!
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July 19, 2018|
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Response from Wolfsters | Reviewed this property |
Hello Its about an hour, very easy to find. It's not far but very bendy when you reach the mountain and quite a long way up. The trek is only a couple of km down, very steep in places ensure you have good footwear and plenty... More
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usnec
Malta
A day tour in Sicily from POzzallo (2 Replies)
Hi, I wish to do a day tour beginning from Pozzallo. our tentative tour in May will be: Pozzallo to Cavagrande del Cassibile to Ragusa Ibla to Modica to Marina di Ragusa and back in Pozzallo. is it doable? is it to much? Any suggestions? we will have a self drive car and will be 7 persons. Regards Vince
January 18, 2018|
Response frommodicasa|
You will spend all day in the car. Cavagrande is still technically closed, so Id leave it out of your itinerary and do MOdica, Ibla and Marina di Ragusa.
London, United Kingdom
How to reach Cavagrande del Cassibile (4 Replies)
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August 12, 2013|
Response fromVagabonda|
Welcome to Sicily Alex S! Unfortunately there is no public transport to Cavagrande del Cassibile. Riserva naturale Cavagrande del Cassibile: tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g187891-i1413-k668… Vagabonda
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Cavagrande del Cassibile (1 Replies)
Can anyone give me the directions form Syracuse, or maybe some satnav coordinates. We been before but took along while to find after stopping many locals.
September 13, 2018|
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