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Cavagrande del Cassibile

Avola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 67450
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“cava grande” (15 reviews)
“the river” (9 reviews)
Avola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 67450
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Listen it was totally worth seeing, but I don't think I will ever visit it again. Please also read other reviews, before you undertake visit the watering holes. I am happy that I did it and one of the best places to take a swim...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful places i,ve ever been. The drive to get there is full of breathtaking views. €3 to park when you arrive. Good footwear is a must. A good hike down but you are rewarded with an amazing swimming area...More

Thank Liz K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot. Easily accessible (event though may be quite hard to climb up if unfit....) Lots of spots to jump in. Soft water. Some shade available.

Thank pierrrrrrr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great activity! As a few reviews said, the gate at the start of the walk is closed but your just enter to the left of here and go that way. Track down is Slippery and rocky, need to be careful. Wear good shoes with...More

Thank ARN88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a breathtaking journey! The hike down takes about an hour and it is steep so it is not for everyone. Parts of the climb are slippery as you are at times crossing wet rocks so wear appropriate footwear. At the bottom is an...More

Thank dianev1020
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Long walk down be very careful you must wear good walking shoes and be very careful at the bottom as it is quite slippery in places. My partner fell and cut his head quite badly. Lizards and beautiful butterflies as you walk down.

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Wow this was really one of the most beautiful places where ive been in my life. The view from above is already breathtaking! It cost me 5 years of my life to come back up again (we did it at the hottest period of the...More

1  Thank Jorine G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The easiest way to get to this cayon is by RT4, from Avola to Avola Antica. The road is steep and curving but good enough for cars and bycicles. After Avola Antica it is another 3-4 km, follow Cava Grande signs. Leave the car at...More

3  Thank RDWilde
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lagoons/ lakes at the bottom of a gorge. Stunning clear water. A great walk down amongst wildflowers and beautiful scenery. The walk back up is not for the faint hearted but great for a bit of exercise!

1  Thank Hannah G
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Only for good walkers. Tiring but Worth it...Access is forbidden yet there is parrking for 3 euros because everyone goes to the lakes and forgets about the fact it is forbidden, and parking is free down the road!

1  Thank elisalem
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13 September 2016|
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Response from Davide_Cuda | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yu Q. Valletiana is right. The main access to the most known part of the Cava Grande(Scala Cruci) has been officially closed to the public for the past 2 years due to a fire that burned most of the southern side of the... More
13 September 2016|
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Response from Jerry C | Reviewed this property |
I think the easiest way is to rent a scooter. so you are more independent.
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