Natural Reserve “Oasi del Simeto”

The Natural Reserve “Oasi del Simeto” is located between Catania and Syracuse and was instituted in order to protect some species from the urbanization process.

Today, the estuary of the Simeto river is umid and it is the habitat for migrant birds, like the American robin, marsh harriers, herons and many others. Along the bank of the river, it is possible to see sea lilies and bluebottles.