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It is a nice walk in the woods, perfect to bring children in contact with nature and let them discover the wood's life. The entrance is located on the SP92, coming up from Zafferana in Etna Sud direction. A few bends after the Emmaus, you will notice on the left the sign of the entrance of the path. The Grotta del Gatto: the sign of the entrance of the path. Leave the car in the open space in front of the path and go past the gate for a few metres along the narrow street The Grotta del Gatto: the narrow street. An arrow indicates the direction of the path The Grotta del Gatto: direction of the path, on the right there are a few old beehives The Grotta del Gatto: there are a few old beehives. Moving on, we meet a few beautiful trees covered in The Grotta del Gatto: a few beautiful trees covered in bright green moss. Along the path there are a few signs that describe the kind of tree we are looking at The Grotta del Gatto: the kind of tree we are looking at. While walking we are impressed by the warmth of the colors The Grotta del Gatto:  the warmth of the colors, as well as by the sounds, due to the flocks of birds in the wood. At a stage we meet a small cave The Grotta del Gatto:  a small cave and after it a sign indicating "the den of the oaken mouse" The Grotta del Gatto: the den of the oaken mouse... it is clear that the path is made to stimulate the children's fantasy! We continue in the discovery of the wood we meet low walls The Grotta del Gatto: we meet low walls, woods of holm-oaks The Grotta del Gatto: woods of holm-oaks and many more Fantastic colours The Grotta del Gatto:  Fantastic colours before we end up in an open space named "Assembly Hall" The Grotta del Gatto: named assembly hall, where the animals of the wood meet...
From here on there are no other signs. It is possible to go back, or to carry on in the wood The Grotta del Gatto: or to carry on in the wood Until you meet a narrow path The Grotta del Gatto: a narrow path. On the left you go to the exit, but we suggest going further on the right, to keep staying in the peace of the wood among strangely-shaped stones The Grotta del Gatto: among strangely-shaped stones, chestnut woods The Grotta del Gatto: chestnut woods and many other trees The Grotta del Gatto: many other trees. We carry on until we get to a point from which it is possible to overlook the sea  The Grotta del Gatto: overlook the sea then we decide to go back. On the way to the exit we encounter a fork on the left. It leads to the Cat’s cave, a few meters cave formed by lava flowing.



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