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Gurne dell'Alcantara. Francavilla di Sicilia

Piazza s. Francesco, Francavilla di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
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Etna and Alcantara Full-Day Tour from Catania
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“the river” (4 reviews)
“trail” (2 reviews)
“place” (2 reviews)
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Piazza s. Francesco, Francavilla di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

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

1  Thank martinaviolet
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

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..)

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.

Thank TheHeavyTraveller
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Easy walk along the river and through lemon, lime and orange groves. Helpful info displayed along the route.

1  Thank Iinesc
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

We did a circular walk from Francavilla along the river ! Wonderful views and returned to the town via a steep uphill to

1  Thank Patricia W
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