Egadi Islands - Egatour Viaggi
FAVIGNANA

W E L C O M E    TO    EGADI ISLANDS 

Egadi Islands’ Archipelago is located at the western end of Sicily, a few miles from Trapani, and it includes the islands of Favignana, Levanzo, Marettimo, the islet of Formica and the rock of Maraone. The Egadi Islands set in beautiful crystalline waters, and host a rich and varied marine flora and fauna.

The natural beauties that characterize the waters of Favignana, Levanzo and Marettimo also extend to the mainland. In fact, for nature lovers, Egadi Islands show a rich vegetation where there are various endemic plants with medicinal properties. In order to preserve this natural beauties, It was established the Protected Marine Area (AMP) of the Egadi Islands, the largest marine reserve in Europe.

FAVIGNANA

 

Favignana, called "the butterfly of the Egadi Islands" for its shape, offers numerous beaches and caves. It is the perfect destination for those love clear and turquoise waters and nature. The coast offers different kind of locations: sandy beaches such as Lido Burrone and the Calamoni or suggestive sandy and pebbly coves located as Punta Lunga, Preveto, the Stacks (Faraglioni) and Punta Sottile areas, where admire breathtaking sunsets. There are numerous areas perfect for snorkeling, as the famous Cala Rossa. There are also typically rocky areas for those who love diving, such as Grotta Perciata or Punta Fanfalo. Not to be missed are the sea caves, accessible by boat, such as the Cave of Sighs.

 

Not to be Missed:

Former Florio Tuna-fish Establishment of Favignana & Formica Islands

Open 01/10/18 to 04/11/2018

From 10.00 to 17.00

Guided Visits: 10.30, 11.00, 12.00, 14.00, 15.00

 Ticket €.6,00 

Free Under 18

Phone (+39) 324 5631991

exstabilimentoflorio@comune.favignana.tp.gov.it

     

 

LEVANZO

 

Levanzo offers suggestive beaches of pebbles and sand, located along the path that leads to the Faraglione (Sea Stack). In the southeast part of the island, visitors will be able to appreciate and enjoy the beautiful waters of two coves, reachable from both land and sea: Cala Fredda, characterized by a pebble beach and a comfortable slide, and the wildest Cala Minnola. For diving lovers, Levanzo offers a very tempting archaeological-underwater itinerary: between 27 and 30 meters deep between Cala Minnola and Punta Altarella there are the remains of a Roman wreck, about fifty wine amphorae and fragments of ceramic pottery black paint dating back to I century B.C.

 

Not to be Missed:

Grotta del Genovese

 Guided Visits: 10:30 - 10:45

Duration: 1h50m

By reservation only

Phone (+39) 0923 924032

(+39) 339 741 800

http://www.grottadelgenovese.it/

MARETTIMO

 

Marettimo is the wildest and most untouched of the Egadi Islands, preserving a very precious natural heritage, an ideal habitat for rare and almost unique Mediterranean species. This wealth makes it an unmissable destination for all nature and outdoor lovers. Marettimo is rich in caves, emerged and submerged. The sea caves are real masterpieces created by the expert hands of the nature, such as the “Grotta del Tuono”, famous for its stalactites and stalagmites, or the “Grotta del Cammello”. There are also many small and wonderful bays of pebbles accessible by boat. Marettimo also offers unmissable experiences for diving enthusiasts.

 

Not to be Missed:

Caves Tour

Boat tours of the coast to discover the most beautiful caves of the island

Half Day or Full Day Tours

Departure from the port

 

 Price from €.20,00

 

 

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Mini Cruise to Egadi Islands

 Departure from: Trapani   Availability: Every Day  Departure at: 09:30  Duration: 8 hours   What to Expect  Live funny day between Egadi Islands  Visit Favignana & Levanzo's most beautiful bays  Enjoy a walk alonf the nice village of Favignana  Taste a typical lunch on board   Itinerary 9:30 - Departure from Trapani 10:15 - Arrival to Favignana The 40 minutes of coastal navigation are pleasant thanks to the comfort of the ship and the experience of your Captain. First stop: Favignana. (2 hours stop) 12:30 Coastal Tour Proceeding along the eastern part of the island, you will visit the famous Cala Rossa, Bue Marino and Cala Azzurra. Stops to swim and snorkel (according to meteorological factors). We guarantee at least one stop in the aforementioned coves, during which the on-board staff carefully supervises the bathing to ensure safety even for the less experienced bathers. Lunch on board During the last stop on Favignana Island, lunch is offered on board. Only typical and fresh products on our boats! The menu includes: rustic appetizer, Pasta with Trapanese pesto and fresh seasonal fruit. The wine will be served during lunch and water will always be available for the duration of the excursion. Bar service available. 14.45 Departure to Levanzo Relax and enjoy the beautiful view as we move away from Favignana en route to Levanzo. The arrival is expected after about 20 minutes of navigation. Second Stop: Levanzo (1 hour stop) Already from the arrival at the port of Levanzo it is possible to enjoy the enchanting sight of this Mediterranean village, the only inhabited part of the island. Levanzo is certainly smaller but not less remarkable than Favignana. It is characterized by the simple white and turquoise terraced houses, visible walking along the few quiet streets that lead inside the town. Coastal Tour The navigation proceeds to the famous Faraglione, one of the most suggestive views of the island. Here, a bathing stop. So we say goodbye to Levanzo sure to give you a wonderful memory of your first experience to Egadi Islands. 17:30 Return to Trapani   The price includes:  Boat Tour  Lunch on Board  Water and Wine            

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Sailing to Egadi Islands

   Departure from Trapani   Availability: Every Day  Departure at 09:30  Duration: 7/8 hours   What to Expect  Sail from Trapani to Egadi Islands with your expert skipper  Visit Favignana & Levanzo's most beautiful bays  Enjoy the typical lunch cooked on board   An unforgettable experience for sailing lovers and not   Itinerary 9.30am - Departure Departure from "Vento di Maestrale" Mooring.   The real program of the day is just not have a program! The tour touchs Favignana and Levanzo with stops at the most beautiful bays, according the weather condition. During the day, for the most curious, masks and fins for snorkeling.    1.00pm - Lunch on board The captain offers an excellent lunch with appetizers, a first dish with seasoned fish and fresh fruit. Water, wine, soft drinks included.  The excursion is modulated according guests'needs and the skipper is at full disposal trying to satisfy your requests.   6.00pm - Return to Trapani Return at Trapani's port to end this unforgettable day.   The price includes:  Sail Boat Tour  Lunch on Board  Water and Wine            

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Favignana and Levanzo on boat

   Departure from Trapani   Availability: Every Day  Departure at: 10:30  Duration: 7/8 hours   What to Expect  Relaxing and funny day  Bathing in the most beautiful bays of Favignana and Levanzo islands  Delicious lunch on board based on fish and local products   Itinerary Departure at 10.00am - Favignana We start in direction of Favignana Islands where a welcoming aperitif offered by the captain on board awaits you. The island is known as the "butterfly of Egadi Islads" because of its shape. The coastal stretch is varied, from sandy to rocky areas with a rich and colorful underwater environment. Stop for bathing in the most beautiful coves of the island: Cala Azzurra, Cala Rossa, Bue Marino.. Lunch on board Choosen the best place to stop, the captain offers a lunch on board based on fresh local fish and other tasty appetizers. At your disposal, wine, beer, water and finally fresh fruit.  Levanzo Ended the lunch, the tour continues to Levanzo, smaller than Favignana but not less charming. Here, other unforgettable dips. A stop to drink a coffee or a typical "amaro" before greeting this amazing archipelago and returning to the port. Return in Trapani at about 5.30pm.   The price includes:  Sail Boat Tour  Lunch on Board  Water and Wine        

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