Nebrodi are made by centuries old trees, very hight
mountains going down to the river; wild orchids, so
many brooms and primroses, birds that brake the green
valleys and ills silence; fountains gushing from rocks,
the pastures, the grass, the flowers and snow, the
mushrooms smells. But ther's more: the uncontaminate
lakes and the dark green fir and oak-trees; the bells
ringing on the silence; houses and "pagghiari",
old patrician houses, memories of the past.
It's the youngest Sicilian Park. It was born in 1993,
but it's the biggest too: its surface is 85.686 hectares.
Nebrodi Park is also very important becouse of its
extent, which include the provinces of Messina (17
Commons), of Catania (3 Commons), of Enna (1 Common).
hightest part of the Park is composed by large beech
wood; on the northern part there are Turkey-oak and
cork oak wood.
you can also find the last Sicilian yew wood,
" a magic fragment of the old times".
Some times ago on the Nebrodi there was animals
complitely extinguished in the rest of Sicily
territory: the wolf, the deer, the roe-deer, the
Anyway, with some patience, you can
see the martenand, the wild cat; the sparrowhawk
and the buzzard, the likeable tortoise.
In the park territory there are also the "sanfratellano"
horse, native of this mountains; its a precious
species becouse of the tipical and the reduced