Parco Fluviale dell'Alcantara

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Parco Fluviale dell'Alcantara

Provincia: ME - Area: Taormina surroundings

The Alcantara River Park contains one of the most important perennial streams in Sicily. The park extends for about 40 km of green banks, between suggestive lava gorges and extremely interesting plant endemisms. The main attraction of the Park are the Gorges: lava walls with basaltic prisms, up to ten meters high, which create very suggestive natural canyons.
The park offers the possibility to explore the gorges by taking part in numerous activities ranging from trekking along the paths that cross the protected area up to body rafting, bike tours, river trekking, tubing, river bug and even tastings of organic products.

What to eat

Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Parco Fluviale dell'Alcantara

You can obviously taste all the typical products of Sicilian cuisine, the most well-known ones, such as cannoli, Sicilian cassata, arancini, etc. But there are some specialties typical of this area that are more difficult to find in other areas of Sicily.

Where to stay

Best Offers of Vacation Rental, hotel, B&B where to sleep in Parco Fluviale dell'Alcantara


Nearby Places

Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Parco Fluviale dell'Alcantara. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!

Motta Camastra

Taormina surroundings

Francavilla di Sicilia

Taormina surroundings


Taormina surroundings


Catania and Etna

Interesting Facts

Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Parco Fluviale dell'Alcantara