This path will lead you to where the Italian forces were under attack by the Anglo American forces on the 9th and 10th of July 1943.The Italians suffered many casualties but fought valiantly.
– Visit to the Guardia Finanza trenches and observation posts on the cliff where they came under fire from the Allied forces.
– Visit to the stronghold of Camemi where the 82 Airborne Division paratroopers were dropped to crush the Italian resistance to allow the 45 Infantry Division that landed on the nearby beaches of Scoglitti and Punta Braccetto to advance north. You can see the munitions dump, and the marks left by bullets on the walls. Through the observation slits you can admire the scenery and if on a clear day you may be able to see Malta.
– Visit n. 452 roadblock where many Italian soldiers lost their lives due to the overwhelming numbers and fire power of the Allied forces.
– Tasting of local product at a farm.
A visit to the proposed sites is not particularly difficult but you may come across dense vegetation so we recommend hiking boots or enclosed shoes, a small backpack anorak and water. We recommend hiking boots or enclosed shoes, a small backpack water and anorak as some or the ground may be overgrown.
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