Alcantara Gorges


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Alcantara Gorges

A day trip to the Alcantara Gorges offers a way to cool off and hide from the hot Sicilian sun. Located on the slope of Mount Etna, they formed over 4000 years ago due to the flow of lava that was crystallised thanks to the Alcantara river, creating the natural sculptures that can be seen today.

Do & See

The medieval town can probably be walked within one day and this gem located on the East coast of Sicily has a unique charm that has attracted many travellers, despite its small size. The historical centre, Corso Umberto I with its shops and traditional Sicilian restaurants, crystal water beaches and the numerous options for a day trip in the Sicilian surroundings are some of the ingredients that make the so called "pearl" of the Ionic Sea so unique and alluring.