Nature Reserve of Monte Cofano

Province of Trapani

The Nature Reserve of Monte Cofano  is one of the most interesting natural attractions of the Trapanese coast.

The Nature Reserve of Monte Cofano is located halfway between San Vito Lo Capo and Trapani, and it is one of the most interesting natural attractions of the Trapanese coast. The clear and blue water complements the beautiful mountains that stand majestically over the waters of the Gulf. Diving into this part of sea, away from the crowd and noise, can provide a unique experience to visitors. On the west side, towards the town of Custonaci, you can discover several caves such as Grotta Scurati, also called Mangiapane, where it is possible to discover an ancient rural settlement, made up of single-storey houses, a chapel and charming narrow streets, that during Christmas time becomes a delightful alive Nativity Scene.

There are other incredible caverns include in the reserve such as Monte Cofano caves, Cala Ghiaia di Tono, Caletta Calazza, Baia Santa Margherita, Caletta Ghiaia Isulidda, Cala dell’Ispica, Isulidda, Cala Rossa, Scogliera via Faro, San Vito lo Capo, Tonnara del Secco and Riserva dello Zingaro.

How to get there:

From Palermo, take A19 to Trapani, exit Castellammare del Golfo and follow the SS187 to Trapani and exit Custonaci.

From Trapani, take SS187 to Trapani and exit Custonaci.

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