Orange Route

Starting from the main entrance of Vendicari, crossing the cabanas of observation for the birdwatching, thanks this itinerary you will visit the Tonnara, the Sveva Tower, the beach of Vendicari, until you will reach the beach of Calamosche.

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DEPARTURE: Main Entrance Vendicari
ARRIVAL:  Calamosche beach

POINTS OF INTEREST: Beach Vendicari – Tonnara – Sveva Tower – Calamosche beach 
DISTANCE: 4.38 km


Beginning of itinerary – Main Entrance of Vendicari

After parking (parking site is located just before the main entrance) follow the wooden foot-bridge which will take you up to the beach of Vendicari. Along the path, the cabanas of observation for birdwatching.

First stage – Beach Vendicari

First stop…The beach of Vendicari! On the background the ancient Tonnara and the Sveva Tower.

Second stage – Tonnara and Sveva Tower

Here’s the Tonnara of Vendicari … next to the ruins of the Sveva Tower, a fortified tower of 15th century… This area is suitable to make the first stop enjoying a little shade. Enjoy the beautiful view!

Third stage – the rocky stretch and the caletta!

Leaving behind the Sveva Tower the rocky stretch of the beach of Vendicari beginns, great for diving and snorkelling. Going on along the path that leads to Calamosche, you will find a beautiful cove: the comfortable rocks will also enable you to lie down and enjoy sunbathing!

Fourth stage – the hut!

You are in the middle of the path… This is an great opportunity to relax in the shade and enjoy the views. Continuing on the path, on your left you will find the “Pantano Piccolo”.

Fifth stage – Calamosche beach

Climb down the ladders in stone and you are finally arrived! A bit hard maybe … But you have been rewarded! Here’s Calamosche, the most famous beach of the Reserve!

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