They are a hilly chain of eastern Sicily located northwest of Syracuse and included in the municipal territories of Melilli, Priolo Gargallo and Sortino. The maximum height of the plateau is 410 m s.l.m. and they represent the last part of the Iblei that from here descend towards the Piana di Siracusa facing out to the east on the Ionian Sea and to the west on the valley of the Anapo.
The name “Clìmiti” derives from the Greek κλίμαξ (klímax) which means “scale”, since the sides of the plateau are constituted by outcropping rock steps, radially furrowed by natural quarries that cut the rock from the base to the summit plateau.
You will cross a forest in the middle of the valley. The animals, especially the birds will accompany you all the way. The “small” ddiere and the “big” ddiere will be reached. You will see a real palace carved into the rock. uncontaminated nature and know a history distant thousands of years.
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