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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

Florio Houses Favignana
CASE FLORIO
A building complex known as “Le case” - “the houses”, it was active during the grape harvest
Bombarda (bombard) Cave Favignana
GROTTA BOMBARDA
The muffled sound of the sea during storms gives the cave its name
Palazzo Florio Favignana
PALAZZO FLORIO
Built in 1879 by the Architect Giuseppe Damiani Almeyda in liberty style, it is intimately...
Cala Minnola Favignana
CALA MINNOLA
In Cala Minnula other than some remains of tubs for garum (Roman fish sauce), that the most...
Cala Tramontana Favignana
CALA TRAMONTANA
An rock amphitheatre, scattered with caverns and caves
Tuono (thunder) Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL TUONO
A large cavern near punta Troia, the blue-turquoise colour of the sea is intensified here
Genovese Cave Favignana
GROTTA DEL GENOVESE
A prehistoric site of notable artistic-archaeological interest, it is a cave immersed in a...
Lido Burrone Favignana
LIDO BURRONE
The only white sandy beach on the coast

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