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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

Mount Falcone Favignana
MONTE FALCONE
From its height of 696 m the mount overlooks the entire archipelago. The walk up to the summit...
Camel Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL CAMMELLO
Signalled by an unmistakeable reef in the shape of a camel, it is a large marine cave
Underwater archaeological itinerary Favignana
ITINERARIO ARCHEOILOGICO SUBACQUEO
An underwater excursion for experts and non-experts in the archaeological site of Cala Minnola
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...
Palazzo Florio Favignana
PALAZZO FLORIO
Built in 1879 by the Architect Giuseppe Damiani Almeyda in liberty style, it is intimately...
Tuff quarry area Favignana
CAVE DI TUFO
The quarries, possibly already used in Roman times, occupy the north-western zone of the island...

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