• Nearest Beach: Direct Access

  • Nearest Town: San Vito lo Capo 5.4km

  • Nearby Towns:

    • Trapani: 34km
    • Erice: 40km
    • Castellammare del Golfo: 41km
    • Marsala: 71km
    • Palermo: 103km

Sightseeing

If you wish to sample more of Sicily than the town of San Vito Lo Capo, hire a car and visit the nature reserves at either Lo Zingaro or Monte Cofano. Further afield are Segesta with its ancient Greek temple, Trapani with its windmills, great restaurants at Erice and the island of Mozia just off the coast of Marsala. For watersports take a drive to the beach at Citta del Mare, 67km from the parc.

Days Out

Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve

Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve

At Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve there are beautiful strolls by incredible flora and fauna. It has 8 km of coastline with steep cliffs plunging into the sea from heights of up to three thousand feet, a beautiful turquoise sea and small white coves.

Monreale

Monreale

The 12th century cathedral at Monreale is well worth a visit simply for the glass mosaics which cover its interior.

Nebrodi Adventure Park

Nebrodi Adventure Park

If the teenagers want to try orienteering, rope climbing and high wires in a superb woodland setting, they’ll love the Nebrodi Adventure Park at Longi. It’s also a great place to see wildlife including eagles and vultures.

Palermo market

Palermo

No holiday to Sicily would be complete without visiting cosmopolitan Palermo. Wander through the historic quarter or take in an opera or ballet at the Teatro Massimo. And don’t miss the lively outdoor markets and the volcanic Aeolian Islands.

Segestra amphitheatre

Segesta

Go back in time a the amphitheatre at Segesta, with its breathtaking views and excellent concerts.

Trapani windmills

Trapani Windmills

Also on your to-do list should be the windmills at Trapani, which date from the medieval era and were once used to harvest salt. 

Events in the Region

Kite Festival, San Vito Lo Capo

Kite Festival, San Vito lo Capo

This international kite celebration brings in kite enthusiasts from all over the world, competing with a huge variety of kites, including flying pyrotechnic kites! It's all makes for a great family day out on the beach at San Vito lo Capo.

Mercato dei Formaggioi e Sagra della Ricotta

Mercato dei Formaggi e Sagra della Ricotta - Poggioreale (Trapani)

A huge feast celebrating Sicily's various cheeses including Ricotta. The best cheese producers in Sicily exhibit their produce and give cheese making demonstrations. Visitors are kept entertained by folk musicians and there is a great craft market to explore. Perfect for all cheese lovers!

La Fiesta di Santa Rosalia, Palermo

La Fiesta di Santa Rosalia, Palermo

A hugely popular 5 day fiesta in Palermo culminating in an big parade on the 14th and a procession of the relics of in their Patron Saint on the 15th. There's also a lot of partying and a spectacular pyrotechnic firework display on the beach.

Stragusto!

Stragusto! Trapani

A fabulous feast, Stragusto is an International Festival of Street Food celebrating the best of Italian, Sicilian and Tunisian food. The old town centre of Trapani is filled with enticing flavours and smells, as some of the best street chefs from around the world promote their great culinary traditions.  Great markets, good food, wine and music make for a popular gastro event.

Festival of San Salvatore, Cefalu

Festival of San Salvatore, Cefalu

In tribute to Cefalu's Patron Saint, the city holds various processions over several days, attracting huge crowds. It culminates on the 6th August when locals scramble along a greased pole to touch a statue of the Saint. 2018 dates to be confirmed.

Segra della Pasta cu l'Agghia e Sasizza Arrustuta, Buesto Palissolo

Sagra della Pasta cu l'Agghia e Sasizza Arrustuta, Buesto Palissolo (nr. Trapani)

A gastro event held in the 'Battle Square' - a day of feasting on pasta with garlic, almonds, tomatoes (Pesto Trapanese) and barbequed sausage. Local melon is also served, along with (of course) lots of good wine! The event includes a parade of majorettes with marching bands and culminates with a dance in the Square.

Sherbeth Festival, Cefalu

Sherbeth Festival, Cefalu

Sherbeth (from the Arabic for 'frozen drink') is an event celebrating the best of the best in artisan ice cream, alongside musical concerts and more. For the occasion, the historical centre of the Sicilian capital turns into the 'Village Ice Cream'! With more than 40 different experts showcasing their ice cream creations, you really will be spoilt for choice.

Off Parc Activities

‘El Bahira’ is situated close to Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve where there are beautiful strolls by incredible flora and fauna. It has 8 kilometres of coastline with steep cliffs plunging into the sea from heights of up to three thousand feet, a beautiful turquoise sea and small white coves.

If it is watersports you are after then you are best driving to the beach at Citta del Mare.

Sicily has no less than five 18-hole golf courses, with the very beautiful ‘Le Madonie’ being the closest to ‘El Bahira’, and perhaps the best.

The following activities are available off parc:

Activities Information

Golf

165 km from site

Boat trips

4 km from site

Climbing

Climbing

This area has recently been developed by British, German and Italian climbers into what is now one of the top European sport climbing destinations. Our Parc at San Vito Lo Capo sits right in the centre of the action. In fact, some routes are only a 5-10 minute walk from your accommodation, with the furthest of the 700+ routes on offer just a 20 minute drive away.

The limestone is generally superb and the bolting here is officially ‘comforting’. There are numerous beginner and middle grade areas too, as well as a huge choice up to 9a; with opportunities for multi pitch and deep water soloing too. You’ll also find that the parc stays open for the annual climbing festival in October, which attracts top climbers and celebrities from across the world.

Eurocamp Active - Climbing Holidays

Just some of climbing areas you can enjoy...

CLIMBING AREA
DISTANCE FROM PARC (km)
NUMBER OF CLIMBS
ORIENTATION
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Pizzo Monaco1.84North
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Monte Monaco2.14ALL
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Cattedrale Nel Deserto2.947North
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Scogliera di Sanella
50m - 3km720West
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Cinema Paradiso8.811North-West
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Never Sleeping Wall1116West
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Parco Ceriolo1233ALL
Eurocamp Active - Climbing

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