Information and useful tips for visiting the Riserva dello Zingaro

How to get to Riserva dello Zingaro

The territory of the Riserva dello Zingaro extends for 7 km, there are 2 inputs, one to Nord (San Vito Lo Capo side) and one in South (Scopello side - Castellammare del Golfo). In this section you will find some useful tips to visit the Riserva naturale dello Zingaro in every period of the year.

North Entrance: San Vito Lo Capo

Starting from Trapani: reach San Vito Lo Capo and from here continue in the direction of the Tonnara del Secco until you reach the North entrance of the Reserve. View: Trails of the Riserva dello Zingaro.

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South Entrance: Scopello

Starting from Palermo: Merge onto A29 (Palermo - Mazara del Vallo), exit at the Castellammare del Golfo junction, then follow the directions for Trapani. A few kilometers after Castellammare del Golfo, you will find the signs for Scopello and the parking lot just before the South entrance of the Riserva dello Zingaro. View: Trails of the Riserva dello Zingaro

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Entry prices and opening hours

Full ticket: 5 €
Reduced ticket: boys up to 14 years, 3 euro
Special ticket: (school groups, groups of students of training courses) 1 euro
Free ticket: (Italian citizens over the age of 65, children of all nations under the age of 10, law enforcement officers in service)

Dogs or other pets are not allowed.

Admission hours:
summer time: from hour to hour 7.00 19.30
winter time: from hours to 8.00 16.00

For security reasons, in case of strong sirocco wind, the entrance to the public could be suspended.

Where to stay near the reserve

There are many facilities near the Reserve. Through our website you can book and choose a hotel or apartment nearby. You can book with the guarantee.
The nearest places are Scopello, Castellammare del Golfo and San Vito Lo Capo.

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Contact the Directorate of the Reserve

Directorate of Riserva dello Zingaro:
Via Salvo D'Acquisto, 1
91014 Castellammare del Golfo (TP)
Tel. +39 0924 35108
Fax + 39 0924 35752
Toll free number: 800 116616
Responsible for the Reserve: Dott.ssa Rosa La Barbera
Supervision Group: + 39 0924 35093

Recommended equipment

Wear appropriate clothing for hiking, backpack, boots or sturdy sneakers, hat, drinking water, food.
Advisable: Sun cream.

For the sea we recommend anti-slip rock shoes and snorkeling masks.

Bans to be respected




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