Picnic at the Riserva dello Zingaro - Ideas for living a day between sea and nature

Rest area

Who knows why, when we decide to have a picnic, we get a strange enthusiasm, something that makes us go back ...

Get ready for a nice day to spend with friends or family and with many Sicilian goodness to enjoy watching the spectacular Gulf of Castellammare.
Your picnic will be perfect, to Riserva dello Zingaro.

Excursion in the reserve

In the Reserve there are two magnificent equipped areas, created by the skilful work of the Department of Regional Forests of the Sicilian Region.
The two equipped areas are complete with benches and tables and take advantage of the shadow of a characteristic "incannucciato", a shed made of intertwined reeds.
No shortage, the fire points for the barbecue, the water (not drinkable attention), the waste containers and toilets. All immersed in a natural setting of incredible beauty, Mediterranean vegetation and turquoise sea.

Picnic area tables

The two picnic areas of the Riserva dello Zingaro they are reached in a few minutes, as they are located near the two entrances.
If you enter from the North (San Vito Lo Capo) you will find the equipped area immediately after Cala Tonnarella dell'Uzzo, while if you enter the South entrance (Scopello - Castellammare del Golfo) you will find it very close to Cala Capreria.

Reach them is not difficult, just follow the signs placed along the comfortable paths of the reserve.
You just have to prepare your picnic basket with something good and genuine to eat. You can not miss a good bread cunzato, local cheese, seasonal fruit and some almond sweets ... the spectacle of nature, in this enchanting corner of Sicily, will make everything more magical.
Relaxation is assured!

What to see inside the Reserve:

Coves and beaches

La Riserva dello Zingaro it is just an hour from the Punta Raisi airport (Palermo).


Area of ​​Tonnarella dell'Uzzo

How to reach the area:
The equipped area is located after about 500 mt from the entrance to the Reserve (north side San Vito Lo Capo). Follow the signs to the Museum of marine activity. Continue further, following the coastal path. A few minutes later you will arrive.

- 2 toilet
- 5 cooking points, 12 tables, for a total of 96 seats
- 2 points of non-potable water
- waste bins

stopping area
Uzzo picnic area

Area Capreria

How to reach the area:
As soon as you enter the south entrance (Scopello - Castellammare del Golfo side), immediately after the parking lot, you will find the signs to follow with the writing "Equipped area". You will find the area after just 400 mt of downhill path.

- 2 toilet
- 3 cooking points, 22 tables, for a total of 176 seats
- 4 points of non-potable water
- waste bins

rest area capreria
Capreria Parking Area

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