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Cavagrande del Cassibile

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Address: Avola, Sicily, Italy
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USD 730.20*
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8-Day Sicily Road Bike Tour of the Baroque Southeast
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Worth the exhaustion

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... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Turnhout, Belgium
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Turnhout, Belgium
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 the end of the road at the parking (free outside season). The road downhill is... More 

2 Thank RDWilde
The Hague, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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42 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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!

Thank elisalem
Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Cava Grande is not easy to find: a lack of sign made it quite hard to find the place, but once you find it, it is so worth the trip. A beautiful hike (easy) in nature, in well-defined paths (a bit too "human-made"), with stunning views.

1 Thank GreenTea_000
Island of Malta, Malta
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38 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A very hectic walk to the very bottom and a very tough walk back up ! However, it was all worth it even jumping into the freezing water.

Thank Roxanne96
Droitwich, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely spot to get some peace & quiet. Nature reserve is tranquil. Walk down OK, uphill strenuous. Small cafe at top with shaded seating area & clean toilets. Road up very picturesque - good view point halfway. Take the SP route to pazzolo arecia after- great village (see other review)

Thank DHWild
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is not for the faint hearted. It is a beautiful, natural place and there is a steep dangerous climb down and one muust be very fit to do it.

1 Thank toniobStVenera_Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It's not easy getting there - hard on the knees going down and hard on the highs coming back up, but absolutely worth the effort. Series of river pools and small waterfalls with something for everyone, paddling, swimming, plunge pools for diving into. Look out for the crabs...

Thank Rodney S
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Great nature escape to enjoy for a couple of hours or even more. You have to walk down for 45 minutes (and up) but it really worth the visit! Take some food and water with you...

Thank Nrccas
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

It's a bit of the ride up the hill to get to the top but what a view. There is swimming water pools located at the middle of mountain. Hiking shoes strongly advised. It took us around 1 hour to get down the hill and 1.5 to get back up. All age groups are welcome. We seen families doing it... More 

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