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Pantelleria - Travel and Holiday to south Italy, accommodation by the sea or rural

 

Sicily - Pantelleria


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The island of Pantelleria is located 70 km from the African coast and 85 km from Sicily. Its surface is about 83 sq km and its maximum height is represented by 836 m. of the Big Mountain. It is the emerged part of a volcano that rises about 2000 meters over an oceanic crust thickness of about 20 km form the island, following the general trend of the tectonic rift that affects the channel of Sicily.

The Montagna Grande Natural Park is the green heart of the island, there are nearly 600 botanical entities.
Remarkable views of the Strait of Sicily and the spectacular sunset views of the coast of Africa. The old streets like a spider web, literally across the island for tens of kilometers. The Contrade Contadine: agglomerations of dammusi with garden citrus protected by special circular stone constructions called Jardini, eleven districts scattered throughout the territory, still retain the original Arabic name as Khamma, Rekhale, Gadir Bukkuram, Bugeber.
Lake Mirror of Venus: volcanic basin of incredible colors and powered in part by hot springs that flow from the sandy shores, the possibility of 'sporting activities, in spring and autumn the lake becomes a natural observatory where passes a numerous varieties of birds.
Do not miss the island tour by boat to visit the numerous caves, sometimes majestic as cathedrals, where the water reflects in colors ranging from deep blue to emerald green.