Portopalo has a wonderful coastline which includes the fascinating Isola delle Correnti.
If you are based in Syracuse you can plan a spectacular tour along the southern coast of Sicily and Portopalo is a place that shouldn’t be missed. It is a little fishing village located along the coast of Pachino. The main beaches of the village are the wonderful Isola di Capo Passero and Scalo Mandrie with the ruins of an ancient tuna fishery.
It is important to know that Portopalo boasts one of the most impressive tradition of fishing fleets that provide fresh fish to most of the restaurants placed on the eastern coast of the Island. Here food lovers can taste lots of local recipes and popular Sicilian dishes, living an unforgettable experience. Nearby Porto Paolo there is a superbe place that must be visited called Isola delle Correnti (Island of Currents), it is the part of the southern coast and it is connected to the mainland by a narrow tongue of land; here the Mediterranean and Ionian sea meet each others creating an astonishing moment for bathers.