Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Italy  /  Sicily  /  Province of Enna  /  Enna  /  Pergusa  /  Lago Pergusa

Lago Pergusa, Pergusa

2.9
#5 of 15 in Things to do in Enna
#Outdoor Activity, #Must See
Lake Pergusa is a lake in Sicily, set between a group of mountains in the Erean Mountains chain near Pergusa, 5 km from Enna, Italy. It is a vital stop in the migratory trajectory of a great number of birds. In addition to birds, which are by far the main inhabitants of the Pergusa nature reserve, there are also interesting species of mammals, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates found here. At an elevation of 670 m, the lake's surface area is 1.83 km².OverviewThe lake is encircled by the most important racing track of Southern Italy, the Autodromo di Pergusa, that hosts international competitions and events, such as Formula One, Formula 3000 and a Ferrari Festival that has featured Formula One star Michael Schumacher.In the area of Lake Pergusa, an archeological site known as Cozzo Matrice can be found. This site essentially houses the ruins of an old fortified village, containing imposing walls constructed around the 9th millennium BC, a sacred citadel, an opulent necropolis and the remains of an ancient temple dedicated to Demeter, dating back more than 2,000 years.An important forest and vegetation zone named Selva Pergusina (meaning "Pergusa Wood") surrounds part of the Lake Pergusa Valley, producing a striking panorama.
Arrange your visit to Lago Pergusa and discover more family-friendly attractions in Enna using our Enna trip itinerary builder website .
Source
Create an itinerary including Lago Pergusa

(Enna is the nearest city to Lago Pergusa)

map
Lago Pergusa Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.0
92 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • A body of water that is part of the history not only of the territory. Racing and Park are living for people. But it is also the place where the myth places the fact of Proserpina by Neptune
    View original
  • Charming place, ideal to make a nice little run immersed in nature, perhaps after a nice family meal
    View original
  • Natural environment certainly fascinating, especially the area equipped with barbecue that looks quite cured except for toilets. For the rest no services. Could be further enhanced, particularly with regard to the use of the circuit around him: a few races, even a little, 1 bench by the Lake and pure route. Fortunately, the track is accessible for long walks in contact with nature, racing and cycling (why not equip a bike?)
    View original
Google
  • A place to visit if you are a car racing enthusiast as here you find the Autodromo di Pergusa.
  • One of the most beautiful places I've truly loved!
  • Wow
  • Area poorly maintained poorly exploited. The track could bring the economy doesn't use it
    View original
  • There are three trails on the shores of the Lake. Beautiful to cross on foot or by mountain bike. The lake view is magnificent and is the ideal setting for birdwatchers migratory periods.
    View original
Places to stay near Lago Pergusa

Plan your trip to Enna

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Lago Pergusa by other users

1 day in Piazza Armerina BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Castelbuono BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Enna BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Sicily BY A USER FROM ITALY June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa, United States & Caribbean BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Piazza Armerina BY A USER FROM MALTA June, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in Agrigento BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Cefalu BY A USER FROM ITALY August, teens, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Castiglione di Sicilia BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in Sicily BY A USER FROM BULGARIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Enna BY A USER FROM MALTA May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Piazza Armerina BY A USER FROM MALTA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans