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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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The beauties di (en)Favignana

Underwater archaeological itinerary Favignana
ITINERARIO ARCHEOILOGICO SUBACQUEO
An underwater excursion for experts and non-experts in the archaeological site of Cala Minnola
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...
Perciata Cave Favignana
GROTTA PERCIATA
The sea penetrates under a rocky point, to reappear in an open air pool of water, a shelter for...
Cala Minnola Favignana
CALA MINNOLA
In Cala Minnula other than some remains of tubs for garum (Roman fish sauce), that the most...
Bue Marino Favignana
BUE MARINO
The area of the promontory of the same name which drops into the sea where once, monk seals grouped
Tonnara Florio Favignana
TONNARA FLORIO
An example of a nineteenth century industrial building, at the time it was built, it was one of...
Mount Falcone Favignana
MONTE FALCONE
From its height of 696 m the mount overlooks the entire archipelago. The walk up to the summit...

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