Riserva dello Zingaro - Natural reserve in Trapani


The Zingaro Nature Reserve covers the western edge of the Tyrrhenian coast of Sicily, between Scopello and San Vito lo Capo, an area of ​​1650 hectares.

The Reserve was established in 1981 and is managed by the State Forests of the Sicily Region. Among the various bays of the Reserve, to remember: the Cala Capreria, Cala del Varo, Cala della Disa, Cala Beretta, Cala Marinella, Cala Tower dell'Uzzo and Tonnarella dell'Uzzo. Among the fascinating caves, to remember the Pigeon 's Cave, the Cave of the Corvina, the Cave of the Craperia, the Cave of Fiscarella and the Cave of the Mustia.

The main aspects related to the vegetative flora of the area are related to the prairie, in the presence of reeds and cork. Some of the main protagonists of the fauna are the Eagle of Bonelli, the buzzard, the owl, and the tawny owl. The rocky areas define the landscape and represent the lair of eight different types of bats.