Nature Reserves - West of Sicily

Nature Reserves

Unspoilt places that will win over your heart.

Natural reserves offer a rare variety of landscapes, including crystal clear sea with wild seabed and rocks covered of Mediterranean vegetation, together with a great variety of fauna.

The natural reserves of western Sicily are distinguished by variety and biodiversity of flora and fauna. You will also be able to admire the harmonious encounter between human activity and nature, as in the Riserva Delle Saline di Trapani e Paceco or the Riserva dello Zingaro.

Monte Inici

Castellammare is surrounded by a mountainous complex that includes the high peaks of Monte Inici (1064 m) and Pizzo delle Niviere (1043 m), the mountains of Cozzo Monaco (773 m), Pizzo Brando (638 m) ...

Monte Cofano Oriented Nature Reserve

The reserve covers 537 hectares and includes unspoilt sea bays, cliffs overlooking the sea, caves, coastal watchtowers and defence towers, as well as countless paths where you can lose yourself in the...

Saltworks of Trapani e Paceco

In this natural reserve, where you can admire almost 300 species of birds, man has managed to fit in with respect and harmony. This important reserve is managed by the WWF Italian Association and c...

Zingaro Nature Reserve

San Vito Lo Capo
Wandering through the Zingaro nature reserve is a constant thrill, one cove after another, one discovery after another. The Zingaro nature reserve is a magical place. Featuring a wide variety of la...

Capo Feto Natural Reserve

Mazara del Vallo
Capo Feto is one of the few wetlands in Sicily, and its natural balance must be carefully preserved. Located on the coast, the area stretches between sand dunes and very picturesque water pools up to ...

Integral Nature Reserve Preola Lake and Gorghi Tondi

Mazara del Vallo
The reserve is located in a territory of karstic origin in which fresh and salt water mirrors alternate. The area is inhabited by various migratory water birds and a rich biodiversity. The paths that ...