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Riserva Naturale Orientata La Timpa

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Relax off the beaten track

A nice rocky beach used by the locals and not too busy. If you don't mind a walk down the hillside... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Daniel C
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Ideal to park your car up on SS114 and proceed on foot down next to the seaside. It will take you... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2013
St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
1 Oct 2017
“a walk with an amazing view”
30 Jun 2017
“Relax off the beaten track”
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Via Madonna delle Grazie 104, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 604248
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This very little known track is a must do. It's not too demanding but you do need to be fairly fit. It follows an ancient road which in times gone by used to be the access for the fishermen in the village below to the...More

1  Thank Maria M
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

A nice rocky beach used by the locals and not too busy. If you don't mind a walk down the hillside (and up again) it is a nice retreat and free to use. There is a cafe but little else for those wanting time away...More

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 19 November 2016

La Timpa of Acireale is currently a place for those looking for some time with his/her own thoughts/meditation. Only a few locals know places to get there and what exactly to see/do there, a tourist will never find the way. Amazing views from the top.

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Difficult to access, no signage on poorly maintained trails, huge potential but this unique natural area is unexploited and essentially unknown to visitors

1  Thank Sacamano
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

This place has some amazing views of the ocean and interesting flora, but we found it very hard to access, paths are not secure and it is impossible to walk at the water front as lava stones are large and inaccessible partly. We've been to...More

Thank Adri M
Reviewed 2 July 2014

I walked around in the area, but there are so many places on Sicily with much more beautiful nature.

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Reviewed 2 March 2014

The reserve was unkept and nothing more than a trackway to gain access to the beach. The views during our long walk were spectacular and the little village at the bottom delightful and far off the tourist map.

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Reviewed 7 June 2013

Ideal to park your car up on SS114 and proceed on foot down next to the seaside. It will take you like 25 mins. You will find time to walk into the core of the small fisherman's village by the sea...you cannot miss the typical...More

1  Thank KarWri
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