Geologic Formations in Sicily

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Geologic Formations in Sicily

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  • LostInTime
    Pittsburgh, PA11,845 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The limestone formation heads out into the sea. It’s very pretty. It’s not that large. There is a place on the top to look down and you can walk the beach to see it. Pretty nice.
    Written April 5, 2024
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  • Keng L
    Homer Glen, IL1,380 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We took a tour offered by our cruise ship of Mount Etna and Taormina. Went up the mountain to Crateri Silvestri where a restaurant is located. The craters are just behind the restaurant. Relatively easy walk up to the craters. Opposite the restaurant is a more challenging one where it is very steep.
    Written July 13, 2023
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  • NellDD
    New York City, NY87 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great spot to camp out for the day. No services, so bring whatever food or drink you want for the day. And water shoes would help getting in and out of the water, which you will want to do - it's so beautiful!
    Written September 8, 2019
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  • Iva S
    Prague, Czech Republic704 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    31. 8. 2021 Megaliti dell’Argimusco - amazing experience. one feels like an ant walking under rock giants of various shapes. A geological gem. You must see and experience, I recommend. More youtube travel video PSIS-visit. Iva + Petr, Prague CZ
    Written June 28, 2022
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  • Mike M
    Gharghur, Malta19 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A spot of nice scenic value, it is almost a must for all Pantelleria travellers to have a photo with this Natural Arch
    Written July 23, 2020
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  • natalieklotzer
    Espoo, Finland18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Grotte della Gurfa is a very old manmade cave. The children (age 4, 4 and 7) loved running around in the main cave and the smaller upper level caves. We were the only visitors, and the guide was extremely friendly and helpful.
    Written June 12, 2018
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  • Brun066
    Florence, Italy12,715 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    In an area like this, many are the clues that lead to reflect on the gap between the beauty of nature and the poor management of it. E. g., the sea promenade in the neighboring Porticello village is in fact ugly and smelly, the road leading from Porticello to Aspra runs along the coast but the sea is not accessible due to the second houses that prevent (probably unlawfully) almost every access.
    Luckily, a new hope for some improvement has been recently given by the story of this "Arco azzurro" (Blue Arc). Until recently also it had been progressively closed to any access from the public street; as I understand it, thanks to some citizens' engagement, a gate was recently reopened by the municipality - managed by young volunteers - again allowing access to this geological wonder.
    It's a bit difficult to locate the access point, you probaly will need to ask for information in the area around (so we did). But on the spot, the satisfaction for this recovery of public access to the heritage is such that I would willingly pay even more than the inexpensive 2 euro entry ticket.
    It is hoped that this situation will remain stable, and that the lack of civicness will not overwhelm it again.
    Written November 10, 2017
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  • BIG_VINX
    Milan, Italy3,626 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Favare are steam emissions, reaching up to 100°C which come out of cracks in the rock. Near these openings the rock is a rich red brick colour due to the sulphurous anhydride and sulphuric acid emissions. The Favare are located in the Natural Reserve of the Island of Pantelleria. It is a great little hike with some awesome free views of the sea. There is abundant wildlife and flowers that offer some of the best photographs I've taken. The view of the Favare is also magnificent the closer you get to it.
    Written August 15, 2014
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  • DiamondTrina
    UK47 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Not much there really, but interesting if you like geology. Worth taking a look if you are in the area.
    Written August 30, 2015
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  • Sissi
    Gateshead, UK219 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    we got a boat trip to Lipari and then Vulcano. I was looking forward to Vulcano to go swimming in the hot water and the mud bath. The latter unfortunately was closed. However, the hot springs are free so it was nice to go into the water. You have to try and forget about the disgusting smell from the Vulcano, although it is everywhere, but it certainly is an experience.
    We also went to see the black beach and hired a car to go to the top of a mountain with brilliant views over to Lipari, Stromboli and Gina's breasts :D (Malfa). Worthwhile the experience.
    Written June 4, 2022
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  • Indrė S
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This place is breathtakind. Amazing to say the least. Staff is very friendly and gives information. And on top of that it is free of charge!
    Written October 5, 2017
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  • josephine g
    Rome, Italy31 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Delightful 30minute walk with free entrance and leaflet indicating the relevant geological volcanic formations. You need a car or moped to arrive. Local winery next to the entrance offers excellent wine tasting aperitif for €8 with magnificent views. Get there late afternoon to enjoy the approaching sunset. Worth the trip.
    Written September 25, 2019
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