Capo Gallo is the
northern extremity of Mount Pellegrino, where an old lighthouse guards
the magnificent limestone cliffs. The mount, which is 600 meters above
sea level, appears arid and wild today, even if it is said that once
Hannibal rested there, with his army, in the shade of enormous trees.
map of area
- The lighthouse can be best seen from the ferry that runs between
Cagliari, Sardegna and Palermo, Sicily.