Excursion to Dirillo Lake and Mount Casasia

Excursion to Dirillo Lake and Mount Casasia

Excursion to Dirillo Lake and Mount Casasia

The magic of the lake and the climbing to the top of the Hyblean Mountains.

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The naturalistic exploration will take place in the area of ​​the picturesque Dirillo Lake, an immense artificial basin born from the damming of the Acate river. Today the lake is perfectly integrated into the Hyblean landscape, taking on the appearance of a high mountain lake, giving the visitor an unexpected image. Today this huge basin is rich in various fish species. The final goal will be to reach the top of Cassia Mountain, a place from which you can admire a truly special panorama. Mountain of extreme historical importance, where on the top there are still traces of settlements dating back to the Iron Age.


9 a.m. – appointment in Vizzini, (the GPS position will be given two days before the excursion)

9.05 a.m. – transfer by car to the route, about 15 minutes on asphalted roads

9.25 a.m. – start of the circular route, about 13 km, 800m of elevation gain, walking on mountain paths and forest roads. You will arrive at an altitude of 740 m on Mount Casasia, passing through the beautiful Dirillo Lake. Along the way, there are beautiful 360-degree panoramas, which open up in the middle of the dense forest that covers the mountain. On top of Mount Casasia, the ancient Sicilian settlement with its necropolis.

4.30 p.m. – end of the excursion.

The program may be subject to changes due to weather changes or special unforeseen needs.

We remind all participants, that in order to participate you must be in perfect physical health and have a good look at the characteristics of the routes, and to call the organizers for any doubts on the matter. We also point out that, even if the fundamental and priority objective of our activities is the exploration of nature, aimed at observing and disseminating it, facing everything with extreme tranquility, sometimes we find ourselves facing paths a little ‘more challenging to reach places of extreme importance and naturalistic beauty.

Cost per person

€ 20,00

Meeting Point

Vizzini (CT)


7 hrs approx


Every Thursday
From 9 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.




Min 10
Max 25




Minimum required age 12 years old

Suitable for everyone

Pets allowed


AIGAE Guide.

Not Included

Anything not previously expressed


A few days before, all participants will be given the details of the appointment with its GPS position.

Use of personal vehicle

Trekking clothing, we recommend long pants, hat, gloves, k way, Poncho, jacket, gaiters, spare socks in the backpack, flashlight, whistle, hiking boots, poles hiking boots, backpack with backpack cover, water bottle, binoculars

The excursion will be carried out according to the terms of the Covid-19 safety law. The reservation will be compulsorily made online or by telephone. At the time of booking, you will be sent the regulations for participation in the excursion, which each participant must bring printed and signed at the excursion meeting point. This regulation includes the obligation to read, accept, and sign the Covid-19 protocols dedicated to excursions. The number of participants quota based on covid-19 regulations.

Cancellation policy: free 72 hours before the event. In addition, with a 30% penalty

50% deposit upon confirmation by bank transfer. Balance in cash on site

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Excursion to Dirillo Lake and Mount Casasia

€ 20 p.p.

Min 10, max 25 participants

Every Thursday

From 9 a.m. to 4.30 p.m

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    Dirillo Lake view among the rich vegetation


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