SICILIAN BEACHES

The following are public beaches listed according to their nearest city:

 

Aeolian Islands (Lipari Islands): These islands have numerous beaches. Spiaggia di Sabbia Nera (Black Sand Beach) on Vulcano is unique. Salina offers Pollara Beach. On the larger island of Lipari is Spiaggia Bianca (White Beach) and Ponente (Marina Lunga).

 

Agrigento: San Leone, Scala dei Turchi (near Realmonte and Montallegro), Siculiana Marea, Gelonardo (east of Siculiana), Torre Salsa (near Siculiana).

 

Alcamo: Beach is Alcamo Marina. Balestrate Beach is nearby.

 

Augusta: Agnone Bagni and Brucoli (nearby).

Avola Marina, south of Siracusa.

 

Balestrate: on the Tyrrhenian coast west of Palermo near Castellamare del Golfo and Alcamo.

 

Brolo: on the Tyrrhenian coast west of Messina.

 

Campofelice di Roccella: between Termini Imerese and Cefalù.

 

Capo Bianco: near Montallegro and Realmonte in the Sciacca area.

 

Capo Calavà: near Gioiosa Marea (along Tyrrhenian near Messina).

 

Capo d'Orlando: on the Tyrrhenian west of Messina. Nearby is also the slightly more secluded Cape Calavà.

 

Castellamare del Golfo: Best public beach in the area is Balestrate.

 

Catania: La Playa, Marina di Cottone (Fiumefreddo),

 

Cefalù: has its own beach; Lascari and Pollina Beaches are to the west.

 

Gioiosa Marea (along Tyrrhenian near Messina): Capo Calavà.

Isola delle Femmine, west of Palermo.

 

Lampedusa, an island off the southern coast, boasts Spiaggia dei Conigli.

 

Licata, near Gela east of Agrigento: The Scoglitti beaches begin to the east of Licata.

 

Mazara del Vallo: Beach is divided into several sections.

 

Messina: Mortelle (near Lido Tirreno) is north of the city on the Ionian side of the Peloritan Cape.

 

Milazzo: here there is the gateway to Aeolians, west of Messina.

 

Pachino (southeast Sicily): Isola delle Correnti, Morghella and Carratrois (Porto Paolo near Capo Passero), San Lorenzo and Spinazza (both near Marzamemi), Granelle Beach.

 

Palermo: Mondello (very crowded in July and August).

 

Pantelleria (island off the Sicilian coast): Balata dei Turchi.

 

Pollina (east of Cefalù): Pollina and Finale di Pollina. Nearby: Lascari and Salinelle.

 

San Vito lo Capo: near Trapani.

 

Sciacca: Triscina, Porto Paolo (Menfi), Capo Bianco (near Realmonte and Montallegro).

 

Scopello: Guidaloca. Also see Zingaro (below).

 

Selinunte: Marinella. Menfi is nearby

 

Siracusa: Fontane Bianche, Arenella.

 

Taormina: Giardini (Recanati Beach), Letojanni, Fondachello, Mazzarò.

 

Zingaro: west of Palermo near Scopello.

 

PICTURES OF THE BEST SICILIAN BEACHES

 

Calamosche - Pachino
Calamosche - Pachino

CALAMOSCHE - PACHINO

Capo d'Orlando
Capo d'Orlando

CAPO D'ORLANDO

Capo San Marco
Capo San Marco

CAPO SAN MARCO

Cefalu'
Cefalu'

CEFALU'

Cinisi
Cinisi

CINISI

Eraclea Minoa
Eraclea Minoa

ERACLEA MINOA

Giardini Naxos
Giardini Naxos

GIARDINI NAXOS

Favignana - Cala Rossa
Favignana - Cala Rossa

FAVIGNANA - CALA ROSSA

Gioiosa marea - spiaggia del Bue
Gioiosa marea - spiaggia del Bue

GIOIOSA MAREA - SPIAGGIA DEL BUE

Lampedusa
Lampedusa

LAMPEDUSA

Marina di Ragusa
Marina di Ragusa

MARINA DI RAGUSA

Marinello
Marinello

MARINELLO

Menfi, Porto palo
Menfi, Porto palo

MENFI - PORTO PALO

MONDELLO

San Vito Lo Capo
San Vito Lo Capo

SAN VITO LO CAPO

Sciacca - Capo San Giorgio
Sciacca - Capo San Giorgio

SCIACCA - CAPO SAN GIORGIO

Scopello
Scopello

SCOPELLO

Taormina - Isola bella
Taormina - Isola bella

TAORMINA - ISOLA BELLA

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