Alzacuda state-owned equipped area
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Alzacuda state-owned equipped area

Starting from Mazzarino, take the provincial road for S. Cono-S. Michele Ganzaria. At about 5 Km. You will arrive at an intersection with the indication "Sofiana" and about 2 Km., On the left, you will notice the equipped area of ​​Alzacuda. There are wooden benches and wooden and concrete tables, several fire points, drinking fountains, the parking area and toilets attached to a forest building adjacent to the area itself. The equipped area is located in a eucalyptus grove, typical of the Nissen province, which represent real green oases in the internal lands of Sicily. For lovers of hiking, several paths branch off from the area that allow visitors, and scouts in particular, to fully enjoy the beauty of the wooded complex. In the vicinity of the area are the archaeological excavations of Sofiana, which represent a major tourist attraction. It is also possible to have splendid views of the wooded complexes of Mazzarino and Barrafranca characterized by eucalyptus and Mediterranean pines, often in mixed compositions.

Municipality: Municipality of Mazzarino

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2 toilet
Possibility of picnics thanks to: 21 cooking points, 21 tables, for a total of 270 seats
4 points of non-drinking water

Height 400 m.

Managing Body

Department of Regional State Forestry Company

Provincial Office of the Caltanissetta Company

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BBQWaste basketsLittle FountainsPicnic

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Note on Sources

The information on the equipped state-owned areas has as its main source the website of the Regional Forestry Department of Sicily (continuously updated) to which is added a very interesting brochure entitled "The State Equipped Areas in Sicily" of the same department published in 1999 with the Editorial Coordination of the 8th Group - Promotion, Development and Research, editors Agostino Gatto and Valeria Restuccia. Further information was obtained from direct access to the areas and from interviews with experts and operators in the sector.

For official information and updates to the lists, see the pages of the site of the Sicily region - Department of the Regional State Forestry Company

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