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Gole Alcantara Terralcantara

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Address: Contrada Sciara | via Nazionale n.5, 98034 Motta Camastra, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0942 985535

in the group Terralcantara we have the counry resortIl Poggio...

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Very nice easy tour

We took the stairs for 1.5 E, 5 min down, 7 min up. no big deal. Nice geology, no need to spend there more then and hour or so. but worth the visit.

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Tel Aviv
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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472 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited the the Gole Alcantara gorge near Motta Camastra in the foothills of Mount Etna during a two-week vacation in Sicily. There is an entry fee of Euro 10 pp (Euro 8 for concessions) which is worth the expense. You are given a decent map showing the trails, which are marked with numbered viewpoints. It takes... More 

Thank Richard_Harpum
United Kingdom
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped into the site as reviews suggested some good rock formations. We bought tickets that allowed a walk though gardens and then a ride down to the river. The gardens are pleasant enough, and if you have children it's probably a little more suited to them. The rock formations can be viewed from terrace above, or from the bottom.... More 

Thank ROB T
Tel Aviv
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We took the stairs for 1.5 E, 5 min down, 7 min up. no big deal. Nice geology, no need to spend there more then and hour or so. but worth the visit.

Thank OranKochavi
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Certainly worth a visit. It's not cheap, €8 just to go to the bottom, via stairs or the lift, or €13 to also walk along the top. We chose the €13 option and there are various view points, showing off some amazing rock formations. The park also has a cafe for refreshments. Obviously there are quite a lot of tourists... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Climb down the 240 stairs and you'll find yourself in a surreal landscape! Has to be seen - and be prepared to wade through some chilling water to fully enjoy the site.

Thank Jacob J
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

we have planned to go for a couple of hours yet we were running late for dinner so we just pooped for a few minutes. this place is unbelievably beautiful. very quiet, beautiful nature sounds especially the sound of water. FYI the water is very very very cold as a matter of fact, a worker there advised us not to... More 

Thank Tiziana B
Mosta, Malta
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

we visited this beautiful place and used the stairs to go down and back up for 1.50 each. you can choose to use the lift at extra cost. the water was freezing but its lovely.

Thank beautuful-eyes
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

€13 per adult to walk around a trail looking at the same plants that line the car park, dotted with four plastic 'prehistoric' animals including a one foot tall T-Rex and an elephant the size of a cat. Every now and again you are treated to a view of some volcanic rock, heavily obscured by wire fencing. And more regularly... More 

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

It is a beautiful sight to see and when you're sweating to death it feels so good the water is about 60° but when its 100° outside that's a pleasure. You can walk down the steps for free, you can take the cheapest option of eight euro The elevator, or you can go for the full monti of €13 that... More 

Thank joyce s
Vedano al Lambro, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you are in the area, you should not miss the place; it is a lavic canyon formed by the Alcantara river. The access is double, thru a private structure very close to the parking, or thru a public staircase just 50m above the parking entrance. DO NOT PAY the private entrance, you simply throw away 12€ per person for... More 

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