Lat: 37° 36' 44.64209" N - Long: 15° 10' 26.07908" E
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This un-equipped beach includes a part in black sand and a part of rocks.
A few meters above the sandy area there is a spring whose water is channeled into water pipes, but which until a few years ago had free run in the sea.
It created a small waterfall where it was possible to take a fresh shower.
On the back of the nearby mill, there is the beautiful Chiazzette path.
On the other side you can admire the only point where the river Aci meets the sun.
This river has inspired in ancient times the legend of love between the shepherd Aci and the nymph Galatea, told by Ovid in his Metamorphosis.
Aci was killed by the giant Polyphemus, who had fallen in love with Galatea, but the gods transformed Aci into a river.
On the other side of the beach, just beyond the small port of Santa Maria la Scala there is a 16th century sentry-box.
A few meters above the rocks you can see, on the opposite side, the remains of the lava formations of the now collapsed Palombe cave.
Virgil has praised its beauty and fame.
What happened in Sicily: 24 June
Today we discover...
Dionigian walls of Syracuse
The most extensive boundary walls of the classical world
Mura Dionigiane di Siracusa
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One of the most representative sites of Sambuca di Sicilia comes-back from the waters
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