Portopalo di Capo Passero beach

Portopalo di Capopassero is a cozy beach, located in the south of Sicily in the province of Syracuse.

Beach description

Portopalo di Capopassero has access to two seas: the central street of Victor Emanuel in the east leads to the Ionian Sea. From the western side it is possible to get to the Mediterranean. A very hot, even arid climate becomes milder due to the proximity of these two seas. Sultry summer and generally the tourist season lasts until November, after which there is a mild, warm winter. There are many sandy beaches, that surround the cliffs, towering above the sea. There are few tourists on ordinary weekdays, but the beaches are crowded on weekends.

Climate affects vegetation: really exotic scenery, that surround the beaches, open to the eye. In addition to natural unusual creations, there is something to see from the point of view of history. This beautiful architectural structure is the Castello Fortezza fortress, also the unusual Tafuri castle, archaeological park. The fishing country is famous for its ancient tuna processing factory, located near the sea.

To swim in crystal clear water and enjoy the riches of nature, it is possible to get to Portopalo by personal transport and leave car in a paid parking lot. If there is no private car, it is posible to take a bus in Catania and get to the place, the trip will be about 2.5 hours.

When is it better to go

In terms of climate, the period from May to October is the most favorable for visiting Italy. The air and water temperature becomes ideal for a classic beach holiday, followed by a trip to the coast of Italy. However, it is necessary to remember that a long summer with the scorching sun, warm sea and pleasant sea breeze attracts crowds of tourists.

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QuattroCuori Boutique Hotel & Spa
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Castello Tafuri
rating 9.2
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Case Vacanze Giliberto
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