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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...
Camel Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL CAMMELLO
Signalled by an unmistakeable reef in the shape of a camel, it is a large marine cave
Cala Rossa Favignana
CALA ROSSA
Coastal inlet onto which galleries of Tuff quarries open
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...
Presepio (Nativity) Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL PRESEPIO
The stalactite and stalagmite formations of the cave are reminiscent of the characters of the...
Tuono (thunder) Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL TUONO
A large cavern near punta Troia, the blue-turquoise colour of the sea is intensified here
Florio Houses Favignana
CASE FLORIO
A building complex known as “Le case” - “the houses”, it was active during the grape harvest
Palazzo Florio Favignana
PALAZZO FLORIO
Built in 1879 by the Architect Giuseppe Damiani Almeyda in liberty style, it is intimately...

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