Visit with us the remains of the ancient Noto, its karst rivers, and the countless gentle waterfalls that lead to a beautiful, hidden and unexpected pond.
Equipment Recommended: Hiking shoes preferably high ankle, hat, 3 liters of water, sunscreen, swimsuit, towels
The plateau of Mount Alveria, just over 400m above sea level is a precious site with a surprising "heart" shape, on which the ancient city of Noto was built, and on it you can still see what remained after the huge earthquake of 1693. Along one of the amazing karstic valleys that surround it, the most important rock tanneries in Sicily.
The environment is characterized by karstic phenomena, by "river potholes", by numerous waterfalls and by a hanging pond that dominates a forty meters’ morphological jump, a magical setting for a refreshing restorative bath.
Environmental context: Karst river valley, riparian hygrophilous vegetation, limestone plateaus.
Ring route: 5km or 8km
Track composition: rock, mud, clay
Altitude covered by 8km: 430m (max), 216m (min); difference in height 214m
Route from 5km: 430m - 270m; difference in height: 160m
Starting time on foot: 9.30
End time: 17,30
Number of stops: minimum 3 (including lunch-break)
Hygrothermal conditions: high heat (ruins of Noto Antica); fresh wet (bottom of the valley)
Hiking and environmental guide
Photographic reportage (also underwater photography)
First aid kit
Dinner at the end of the excursion at the trattoria di cucina casareccia (Testa dell'Acqua)(appetizer, first or second course, side dish, fruit, dessert, wine, water, drink)
N.B. Transfer is not included in the price.
Possibility of bathing: yes.
Payment Options: In advance by bank transfer | In advance by credit card | In advance by Paypal
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