Everyone loves Scopello!
Well, not everyone. Ian could not see why people had recommended Scopello nor why we were there. It takes about a minute to see the town. A five minute drive to the southern entrance of the Zingaro National Park and back via the tuna factory and all had been seen.
A quick phone call, a ten minute drive to the nearby, much larger, town of Castellammare del Golfo and Scopello had been saved.
We hired a boat for the afternoon. The skipper was happy!
For the next three hours, we saw the Zingaro National Park from a different angle.
The National Park is reserve of approximately four thousand acres and home to many bird species. Walkers love the challenge of the five different paths in the park that vary from a distance of 6kms to 19 kms.
Back to Scopello
Not much as changed since the early days of Scopello, which is great!
A lot has been written about Pensione Tranchina and it is all true!
If you have to return a car to Palermo airport before flying out, consider staying at either Scopello or Castellammare del Golfo the night before. The airport is between here and Palermo and it is a lot easier than driving into Palermo!