Vendicari - Nature reserve in Sicily

Snorkeling in the crystal clear sea, bird watching or hiking in the nature - the nature reserve Vendicari in the south of Sicily offers a lot more.


There are 4 entrances to the reserve, choose the most appropriate according to your interests.

Points of interest: Ancient ruins of the greek city of Eloro – Beach of Eloro – Beach of Marianelli

Points of interest:  Beach of Calamosche – Beach of Marianelli

INGRESSO VENDICARI – (main entrance)
Points of interest: Torre Sveva – Tonnara – Beach of Vendicari

Points of interest: Byzantine Trigona – Cittadella of Maccari – Byzantine Necropolis – Beach of San Lorenzo

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Here are the coordinates for your GPS:

  • Latitude: 36.801326629010
  • Longitude: 15.094665530487

The nature reserve Vendicari by the sea in the south of Sicily

The nature reserve Vendicari is 1.450 hectare large and located in the south of Sicily, between Lido di Noto and San Lorenzo and is one of the most important resting places in the mediterranean sea for birds such as flamingos, cormorants, herons and storks. Here you will find many observation huts, which are a true paradises for bird lovers.

But also sunbathers and passionate snorkelers will love the nature reserve Vendicari.

The reserve was established in 1984. You will find here a mixture of lagoons, sand dunes, nature trails, rocky coasts and sandy beaches, as well as various archaeological sites, such as an old tuna fishing factory (tonnara), old fishermen houses and a tower known as "Torre Sveva" from the 15th century.

For a trip to the nature reserve Vendicari you should take with you bathing clothes, drinking water, a small snack, as well as photo camera, binoculars and sun protection. Dogs are forbidden in the nature reserve.

Holiday rentals nearby

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