Between Marzamemi and the beautiful city of Notoin Sicilia, rises the Nature reserve oriented to the Vendicari Fauna Oasis: it is a natural area where nature is the undisputed dominant, with its varied landscapes ranging from beaches, salt pans to vast areas of fresh water.

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Discovering Vendicari: the blue path

vendicari, with its 15.000 hectares, represents one of the most beautiful oases in all of Europe, where plant and fauna species of great value find shelter: among junipers and mastic trees, it is not difficult to see foxes, snakes, coral and ermines. But it is above all the birds that are the masters: lovers of birdwatching here they will have the opportunity to admire cormorants, herons and graceful flamingos that color the salt pans of the oasis pink.

The park makes available to the visitor three paths, which can be traveled on foot or by bicycle.

THEblue route allows you to know the Eloro beach, from the name of the homonymous Greek city of which the vestiges are still visible including the remains of the Villa del Tellaro, dating back to the late imperial age. The route also includes a visit to the spectacular Beaches of Marianelli, wild among almond groves and dunes, and of Calamosche, declared in 2005 the "most beautiful beach in Italy".

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The Orange and Green Paths

THEgreen route is the one dedicated to archaeological history of the place, as along it you get to visit the iconic tonnara of Vendicari, of which the chimney and the fishermen's houses remain: the building of Arab origin came into operation in the 600s and was used for fishing for mackerel and tuna, until the suspension of activities in the Second World War.

Then there is the lorange route where, in addition to the huts present for observing water birds, it is possible to visit the beautiful one Vendicari beach, in whose crystalline seabed posidonia abounds: it is a very scenic beach with the islet offshore, the trap in the distance and the nearby Sveva Tower dating back to the 400s.

After having discovered the Nature Reserve of the Vendicari Faunal Oasis, with therental car, booked thanks to the service offered by Acarent, it is possible to reach the nearby seaside village of Marzamemi: it seems like a country suspended in time and many will remember it Piazza Regina Margherita, from Greek Cycladic architecture.

Marzamemi is a riot of alleys, such as that Villadorato which connects the main square with the Balata, picturesque harbor where the typical ski boats are moored.