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Favignana

Cala Azzurra

The Riserva Marina delle Isole Egadi - Marine Reserve of the Egadi islands offers the visitor extraordinarily beautiful seascapes and landscapes which melt harmoniously together with archaeological and historical remains. Levanzo, the nearest to the coast, is a small maritime village, whose crystalline waters were the backdrop to the historic battle of the Egadi islands. The Genovese cave, with petroglyphs and paintings from prehistoric times, is reachable by way of a pleasant walk. Favignana, a tourist site, is the largest island and its economic activity was based on its tuff stone quarries and products linked to tuna fishing; today, the mattanza is still carried out from time to time. Marettimo is the furthest island and the wildest. Pathways of notable interest wind their way through the remains of ancient churches and fortalices. Its water is rich in caverns and caves and it is a paradise for scuba diving.

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The beauties di (en)Favignana

Cala Azzurra Favignana
CALA AZZURRA
An inlet on the south-east of the island, it owes its name to the distinctive...
Cala Rossa Favignana
CALA ROSSA
Coastal inlet onto which galleries of Tuff quarries open
Punta Troia Castle Favignana
CASTELLO PUNTA TROIA
It is said that the nucleus of the construction, built into the tip of the mountain of...
Marettimo,Adduminaria Favignana
FESTA DI SAN GIUSEPPE
On Marettimo, between the 18th and the 19th of March, one can see the celebrations in honour of...
Florio Houses Favignana
CASE FLORIO
A building complex known as “Le case” - “the houses”, it was active during the grape harvest
Tuff quarry area Favignana
CAVE DI TUFO
The quarries, possibly already used in Roman times, occupy the north-western zone of the island...
Camel Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL CAMMELLO
Signalled by an unmistakeable reef in the shape of a camel, it is a large marine cave

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