Favarelle State Equipped Area
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Favarelle State Equipped Area

From the Municipality of Bronte, follow the direction of the Municipality of Maniace, pass in front of the "Nelson Castle" at the first crossroads, take the direction of La Piana, continue towards the sawmill, meet the Regia Trazzera Bronte Floresta, access to the equipped area it is pedestrian only, and is about 12 km from Nelson Castle.
The equipped area is located at 1200m above sea level. The vegetation consists of mixed forest with a prevalence of Turkey oak, extremely rich from the point of view of biodiversity. The area allows you to get to know a forest ecosystem characterized by a high degree of naturalness.
The area includes 10 tables complete with benches, presence of a fountain for water, barbecue, outdoor parking area, base point for possible excursions also by mountain bike

Municipality of Bronte Location Favarelle
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Possibility of picnics thanks to: 8 cooking points, 10 tables, for a total of 100 seats
6 points of non-drinking water

Height 1200 m.

Managing Body

Department of Regional State Forestry Company

Provincial Office of Catania Company tel. 095-7282211

Territorial Office of Maniace TEL. 095-690822 Forest District N ° 1

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Little Fountainsmountain bikeCar parkingPicnic


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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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