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Gurne dell'Alcantara. Francavilla di Sicilia

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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Walking along the Gurne D’Alcantara is definitely worth your effort. Stunning views, nice pick nick area’s and a challenging but not too challenging walk make this a walk to remember! I highly recommend it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KaylenMorgan
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We tracked for about 30-40 mins only to find all the access to the river and rockpools has been closed off. It looked lovely, and the scenery is worth a walk alone. But with hot small kids desperate for a dip in the river, it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Nice trail to walk if you are staying in Francavilla. Little ponds, fruit trees, grape trees. It is a nice walk

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sofia9s
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This is so worthy a visit. Take a walk in the beautiful nature around it and take a swim in the really cold pools. Beautiful waterfalls around and the rocks surrounding it. The water is totally clear but really cold

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Camillahol90
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The walk starts near the old village of Francavilla di Sicilia. Don't expect to get very near to the river. There are two places where the "Gurne" are visible: from the foot bridge over the Alcanatara near the barrier, and another nice view near the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank PPRubens
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Path through plants in quit place with only small lizzards with me. Starts at town end and ends near the bigger supermarket. The path takes about an hour to walk and is easily done.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank TarjaFI
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

astonishing place really nice place worth viewing and worth every Euro you pay. besides you can take the bus which stops you just infront of this magnificent place

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

The trail goes around a mountain peak and by the river and it takes almost 2,5 with kids and photos. Easy walking except the steeper part where the path wasn't that beaten and full of weeds. By the way recommended for the families

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank loking80
Reviewed 23 October 2015

As a substitute for a cloudy, wet and cold vulcano (Etna was no option) in an area with nothing else to do, it's an excellent place to go! For one hour or so... But the entrance fee is kinda pricy...(€10, for stones and river..)

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Isspa P
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Definetly worth visiting this place. I was hesitant with this review as it might trigger more people to this place. The beautiness of this place is because there are not so many people.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank TheHeavyTraveller
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