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Fontane Bianche, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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All reviews beautiful beach shallow water free beach free section early june high season paid euros panini worth a visit soft white sand snack bar sunbeds lido rocks waves siracusa syracuse
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Reviewed 9 January 2019

Visited this beach a couple of times in early June. The weather was hot so beach was very busy each time. It is a stunning beach with lovely, soft white sand and clear, shallow water. Perfect for young kids. The water was the warmest I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank emmaf0706
Reviewed 29 October 2018

looked up on Google for a sandy beach and found Fontane Bianche was only a short train ride from Syracuse. Easy walk to beach from train station, gorgeous beach, water crystal clear. So many beach chairs with umbrellas, and not costly. Food delicious at canteen....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Donna H
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Nice beach waves were quite strong but lovely & clean to relax on Nice warm weather. Only thing was wasps

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank neeena
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This beach only gets cleaned during the summer season. In October it is full of Algae and rubbish. Very disappointing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rose S
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We went there by train, on the way there was good, the way back we had to wait due major delay, so I’d recommend to go there by car. The beach is clear, you can choose between free beach and where you have to pay,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Clear water, beautiful cliffs, nature, sand beach, not in a big city — what else you need for vacation.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mariia B
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The place is too touristy for my taste, place was full. And the beach was full of rubish, specially cigarrete butts. There are much nicer beaches around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AlexPereda
Reviewed 18 September 2018

You can't fault the beach, the water is beautiful and crystal clear, only issue is that it is very popular, so inevitably very, very busy. We went towards the beginning of mid / low season (September) and, due to the great weather, the place was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach just a short drive away from Catania. We parked as far end by the rocks and paid 3 euros. The free section without paying for chairs was on left side but there isn't any shade.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nicq
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Parking can be a real challenge & we abandoned one of our attempts & returned home so I would avoid visiting at the weekend if possible. The water is clear & there are some gentle waves which seem to pick up in the afternoons for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
Generally speaking the beach at Fontana Bianchi was dirty, litter, cigarettes buts, a shame because the water was very clean and the beach shelves gently. We used the beaches at Noto (The LIdo) there is a charge, for sun... More
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Response from LucyDowns18 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, That's a difficult decision. The beach at Taormina was more 'wow' and stunning, but Fontane Bianche was bigger, sandy and although it was as busy at Taormina, you could walk out of the way to get away if you wanted. As... More