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Favignana

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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Events Febbraio 2020

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From march 18, 2020 to march 19, 2020
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City: Favignana
On Marettimo, between the 18th and the 19th of March, one can see the celebrations in honour of San Giuseppe, patron saint of the village. During...

The beauties di (en)Favignana

Mount Falcone Favignana
MONTE FALCONE
From its height of 696 m the mount overlooks the entire archipelago. The walk up to the summit...
Cala Azzurra Favignana
CALA AZZURRA
An inlet on the south-east of the island, it owes its name to the distinctive...
Palazzo Florio Favignana
PALAZZO FLORIO
Built in 1879 by the Architect Giuseppe Damiani Almeyda in liberty style, it is intimately...
Underwater archaeological itinerary Favignana
ITINERARIO ARCHEOILOGICO SUBACQUEO
An underwater excursion for experts and non-experts in the archaeological site of Cala Minnola
Genovese Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL GENOVESE
A prehistoric site of notable artistic-archaeological interest, it is a cave immersed in a...
Cala Rossa Favignana
CALA ROSSA
Coastal inlet onto which galleries of Tuff quarries open
Tuono (thunder) Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL TUONO
A large cavern near punta Troia, the blue-turquoise colour of the sea is intensified here
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...

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