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Oasi Faunistica di Vendicari

#3 of 54 things to do in Noto Features Animals
Contrada Vendicari SNC, 96017, Noto, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 468879
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“tuna factory” (11 reviews)
“the reserve” (9 reviews)
Contrada Vendicari SNC, 96017, Noto, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 468879
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Reviewed yesterday

Initially a little shattered to find piles of decaying seaweed on the first beach we came to we were soon won over by the rest of the place. We walked from the main entrance to the Eloara(think that's what it was called) end and as...More

Thank 15Claire15
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a lovely nature reserve which we explored during our stay at Agriturismo Pantanelli di Vendicari. There is a lovely walk along the coast where you can take advantage of some beautiful sandy beaches. There was not a lot of wildlife evident in May/June but...More

Thank kuhlmutti
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful coastal path with cacti, wild flowers and herbs. We saw lots of butterflies and just a few birds in June. Interesting and scenic remains of a Tuna factory and older tower. The cafe near the central car park had nice ricotta cake and much...More

Thank Joy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second year that I visit this lovely place for a relaxing walk, this year I went straight for the Tonnara di Vendicari as I wasn't able to visit it last year in August as it was to far and the weather too...More

Thank Maurizio M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking is not clearly marked so we kept driving until a guy waved at us indicating a space on the road then demanded €3. Spoiled our experience! Be aware! Otherwise a nice walk on a surprisingly good path. Nice to see the sea but didn't...More

Thank ololg
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A nature reserve not far from Noto, this place is important for migratory birds heading from Africa to Russia. The wetlands provide breeding grounds. All the paths are wide and well built with fences. The old tuna factory has been partly renovated and is well...More

Thank brandlyn
Reviewed 14 May 2017

It may be famous for its flamingoes, and glorious as they are, the Vendicari offers much more. In addition to the ornithology, glorious walks, flora, and history. Staying close by, we entered the reserve from the north (Eloro and the Greek teatro dating back to...More

Thank VCB_10
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Vendicari is a short strip of coastal land (7-8 km/5 miles long), set aside as a nature preserve, one of the few on Sicily. It has a complex history (as all of Sicily), having had human occupation & abandonment over time, and now left to...More

2  Thank Rick O
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

If you have half a day, don't miss this wonderful place where you can watch rare birds, enjoy a wonderful beach and visit a perfectly restored tonnara, where tuna fish were catched and processed. Bring sandwiches for a lovely picnic because a snacks bar is...More

2  Thank MaxBerardi
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We found a nice cove with access to the water from rocks. It was a nice place to snorkel and take in the sun away from the crowds.

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