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Pantelleria

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Hundreds of thousands of years ago a large explosion in the heart of the Mediterranean made the summit of a volcanic crater emerge: Pantelleria, the black pearl of the Mediterranean. In spite of its insular nature, Pantelleria reveals almost everywhere its character as an island of farmers: here the famous Zibibbo grape is cultivated from which raisins and the Passito and Moscato wines are produced, while the caper is considered to be of excellent quality. In the terraced districts, with names of Arab origins, the typical farmers houses, the dammusi, built with the dark lava stone and covered with an extremely white domed roof can be seen dotted around. Warm waters and mud baths represent real natural centres of wellbeing. The island presents numerous traces of settlements, including the famous Neolithic site of Mursia with the tombs of the Sesi. The construction of the austere Pantelleria Castle is attributed to the Normans.

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The beauties di (en)Pantelleria

RNO Pantelleria
RISERVA NATURALE ORIENTATA
Where the mosaic of the vine and olive cultivations are interrupted, the green of the scrub, the...
Elephant Arch Pantelleria
ARCO DELL'ELEFANTE
Sculpture modelled into the rock by the forces of nature which closes the magnificent scenery of...
Del Freddo Cave Pantelleria
Cold Cave
Known by the name “u pirtusu du nutaru” this cave is made out of an underwater...
Punta Nicą Pantelleria
PUNTA NICA'
A beautiful cove with thermal springs in the area reachable by sea
Venere lake Pantelleria
LAGO DI VENERE
Suggestive water basin inside a volcanic crater. It is fed not only by rainwater but also by...
Monte Gibele Pantelleria
MONTE GIBELE
An ancient, extinct volcano, a famous naturalistic attraction. The name comes from the...
Acropolis of San Marco - Santa Teresa Pantelleria
ACROPOLI DI SAN MARCO - SANTA TERESA
The centre of the ancient city occupied first by the Punics and then by the Romans, situated in...
Punta Spadillo Pantelleria
PUNTA SPADILLO
A promontory on the point of which the lighthouse rises

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