Egadi: A paradise, but three

A brief but suggestive boating trip connects the port of Trapani to the natural reserve of the Egadi. Three different islands laid on a single sea, where the world seems to obey different rules.
Favignana is the largest, and offers the greatest variety of landscapes.
The rugged walls plunge into the sea and draw beaches, coves, inlets. From the crystal sands of Cala Azzurra, the superb rocks of Bue Marino and Cala Rossa, the island offers many natural views that makes it a paradise for tourists, who flock in the summer.
The economy of Favignana has been based for many decades on tuna fishing, in particular on the traditional practice of "mattanza" (tuna slaughter), now in disuse.
But many echoes are still surviving in the atmosphere pervading the old streets, in the tales of the locals, in the delicious gastronomy.
In Levanzo everything is in miniature, the village and the marina meld into the wilderness, it’s a solitary paradise.There’s just one trail, crossing the island from side to side, from the small port wedged in the rocks up to the Lighthouse of Capo Grosso, whipped by a relentless wind, overlooking the sea. Do not miss a visit to the Grotta del Genovese, an extraordinary testimony of prehistoric times where you can see graffiti dating back to 10.000 years ago, suggesting the presence of a community that was already engaged in tuna fishing, based on tribal ties and devoted to the practice of magic.
Farther from the coast there’s Marettimo, spreading like an outpost on the open sea. These waters preserve timeless secrets, locked forever in wrecks on the seabed, in memory of the glorious Phoenician, Greek and Roman routes, and their bloody battles. It 's the most unspoilt destination of the archipelago, an amazing natural oasis traveled by paths dominated by the silence, hanging over crystal waters. The fishermen are the only inhabitants of this place, they are leading tourists to the island tour, to hear the secrets that echo in the caves.

The surroundings


Egadi Island

Archeological Sites

Nature Reserves


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