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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 Marzo 2024

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From march 18, 2024 to march 19, 2024
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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...
From march 20, 2024 to march 24, 2024
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City: Favignana

The beauties di (en)Favignana

Perciata Cave Favignana
GROTTA PERCIATA
The sea penetrates under a rocky point, to reappear in an open air pool of water, a shelter for...
Florio Houses Favignana
CASE FLORIO
A building complex known as “Le case” - “the houses”, it was active during the grape harvest
Caves of Cala Tramontana Favignana
GROTTE CALA TRAMONTANA
These are a number of natural cavities with candles of limestone formations decorating them
Genovese Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL GENOVESE
A prehistoric site of notable artistic-archaeological interest, it is a cave immersed in a...
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...
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

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