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Cavagrande del Cassibile

Avola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 67450
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Stunning but knackering

If I have ever sweated more or been more tired as a result of holiday outing, I can't remember. But... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
W K
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stunning!

This place is like a dream! recommend to anyone visiting Sicily, it is extremely beautiful and you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kirstie S
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“cava grande” (16 reviews)
“the river” (10 reviews)
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Avola, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0931 67450
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"cava grande"
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"the river"
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"worth the effort"
in 7 reviews
"great walk"
in 5 reviews
"grand canyon"
in 4 reviews
"bring water"
in 4 reviews
"car park"
in 5 reviews
"amazing views"
in 3 reviews
"bring enough"
in 3 reviews
"long walk"
in 3 reviews
"down the road"
in 3 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 3 reviews
"amazing place"
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"hiking shoes"
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"walked down"
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"couple of hours"
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"the reserve"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank W K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is like a dream! recommend to anyone visiting Sicily, it is extremely beautiful and you can easily spend the whole day there if you take a picnic! The gate is locked to go down but there are crates on the ground to help...More

1  Thank Kirstie S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You have to go here. Its great. Also very italian that it is officially closed but the taverna at the top clearly makes sure that it is cery wasy to get down the path. Probably 200 people or More went down there the day we...More

2  Thank JoelDunning
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at the a dryed up river bed which we walk up, with carlo chatting to us about the local floura, and a little walk the river appeared from nowhere and before we knew it we were swimming up the river some times to...More

Thank Tez R
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

When we enquired about this at the tourist office they said it was shut ; but it was obvious from the trip advisor reviews that it was still doable so we went and were rewarded with a great day out.Yes, the site is still “shut...More

3  Thank Nicholas G
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

It`s a long walk down and especially up. So be very good prepared, put on some mountain shoes, protect youself against the sun and bring enough food and water!! It is al worth it!! Once you get down in the canyon it is Paradise!!

Thank 344bz
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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Amazing natural pools in the middle of a spectacular canyon full of vegetation. After 30 minutes walking down from above the mountain to the canyon you reach the amazing pools. You can enjoy the fresh but not cold water or just relax on the rocks.

Thank Pepito E
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

Take some good shoes, a day-pack, water (essential) and this walk will reward you with some of Sicily's best natural gems.

1  Thank mikeesson
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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

I had read the reviews about the track being closed and the strategically placed crates either side of the locked gate which was good because the sign clearly states walking the track is forbidden so I don’t know if I would have attempted it else,...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Amazing and relaxing view. It was worth the effort an almost one hour walking down the mountain. When you are sweaty after walking down the mountain, just jump on the water and get freshen up.

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Michelle P
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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Lindsay T
May 6, 2018|
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Response from Bjoern_U | Reviewed this property |
hey there I don't know about places to hike in the Direct surroundings of siracusa! as well they have just small beaches around the island ortygia and a Pier where you can jump in. but the water is super!! on ortygia is a... More
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Hady M
March 12, 2018|
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Response from Bert V | Reviewed this property |
As long as you are i good health and wear decent walking shoes it should be ok. Enjoy the view and take your time to walk back and look back from time to time :-)
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