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ustica island

Ustica, marine reserve Ustica is a delightful, rocky island that lies 30 miles north of Palermo and can be reached easily in a day-trip via hydrofoil. Several years ago a large part of the island was classified as a marine...
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Lampedusa island

The Pelagie, the African islands So-called because they are closer to Africa than to Europe. Linosa, an island made from lava with an area of approximately 5 square kilometres which is dotted with small, coloured houses, has incredible rocks sculpted...
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Pantelleria Island

Pantelleria, the black pearl of the Mediterranean Pantelleria was colonised by the Phoenicians in the 7th century B.C. and subsequently occupied by the Greeks who called it Kossyra, “the small one”. The island's present name derives from the Arab "bint-...
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Egadi Islands

The Egadi Islands, the hidden Mediterranean The most important and well-known of the Egadi islands is Favignana where they still practice the “Mattanza”, a traditional kind of tuna fishing which takes place during the months of June and July. The...
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Aeolian Islands

The seven pearls of Sicily all have the same volcanic origins but they are both so similar and so different in terms of their structure and morphology. Lipari is the largest of the islands, it maintains its traditional charm with...