Sampieri and Costa di Carro Beach
The lungomare beachfront of Sampieri is one of the prettiest in the Scicli area. The arch of fine sand is part of a coastal dune system and has a pinewoods behind it, nice for keeping cool and enjoying some shade on those hot and sunny summer days. At the end is a reef and the "fornace" (kiln) ruins that produced clay bricks and has been featured in the Montalbano mystery series.
The Costa di Carro park is a nature preserve with two kilometers of beach where you can enjoy the views of the rocky coastline, the dunes and crystalline sea. It's also perfect for a nice walk or bike ride as there is a seafront path that leads from Cava d'Algia to Sampieri and to Fornace Penna (known as Punta Pisciott), a 4-kilometer trail.
Sampieri and the area around here was famously painted by Piero Guccione. Sampieri is a pretty little mariner's hamlet, very picturesque. It is a frazione of Scicli. The beaches of Sampieri are located between Marina di Ragusa and Marina di Modica, in southern Sicily.
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Address in Cava d'Aliga:
Spiaggia di Sampieri.