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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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Bombarda (bombard) Cave Favignana
GROTTA BOMBARDA
The muffled sound of the sea during storms gives the cave its name
Presepio (Nativity) Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL PRESEPIO
The stalactite and stalagmite formations of the cave are reminiscent of the characters of the...
Florio Houses Favignana
CASE FLORIO
A building complex known as “Le case” - “the houses”, it was active during the grape harvest
Cala Tramontana Favignana
CALA TRAMONTANA
An rock amphitheatre, scattered with caverns and caves
Stacks of Levanzo Favignana
FARAGLIONI DI LEVANZO
A large, suggestive reef in an elongated pyramid shape, which emerges from the sea 50 m from...
Tuff quarry area Favignana
CAVE DI TUFO
The quarries, possibly already used in Roman times, occupy the north-western zone of the island...
Cala Azzurra Favignana
CALA AZZURRA
An inlet on the south-east of the island, it owes its name to the distinctive...
Genovese Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL GENOVESE
A prehistoric site of notable artistic-archaeological interest, it is a cave immersed in a...

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