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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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Tonnara Florio Favignana
TONNARA FLORIO
An example of a nineteenth century industrial building, at the time it was built, it was one of...
Tuono (thunder) Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL TUONO
A large cavern near punta Troia, the blue-turquoise colour of the sea is intensified here
Underwater archaeological itinerary Favignana
ITINERARIO ARCHEOILOGICO SUBACQUEO
An underwater excursion for experts and non-experts in the archaeological site of Cala Minnola
Cala Tramontana Favignana
CALA TRAMONTANA
An rock amphitheatre, scattered with caverns and caves
Palazzo Florio Favignana
PALAZZO FLORIO
Built in 1879 by the Architect Giuseppe Damiani Almeyda in liberty style, it is intimately...
Punta Troia Castle Favignana
CASTELLO PUNTA TROIA
It is said that the nucleus of the construction, built into the tip of the mountain of...
Camel Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL CAMMELLO
Signalled by an unmistakeable reef in the shape of a camel, it is a large marine cave
Caves of Cala Tramontana Favignana
GROTTE CALA TRAMONTANA
These are a number of natural cavities with candles of limestone formations decorating them

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