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Sightseeing in Ustica Island - what to see. Complete travel guide

Ustica is one of the smallest and the most charming islands of Sicily. An area of the island is a little more than 8km2, so it’s very convenient to explore the place on foot. Like many nearby islands, Ustica is of volcanic origin. A significant portion of the island is covered by rock formations that look pretty grim and mysterious. The island has substantially changed its appearance for hundreds of years; today that’s a storehouse of precious natural attractions.
This reserve island features first-class hotels that are ready to please customers with a wide range of services. One of the upscale accommodation places is Le Terrazze residence offering … Open
Travelers are attracted to the island not only by an abundance of natural sights, as it’s one of the most popular water sports centers in the world. Divers and fans of spearfishing from all over the world rest there; prestigious sports centers and diving school are located on the island. Those who prefer to devote a lot of time to exploring iconic landmarks enjoy this amazing volcanic island too.
The highest point of Ustica is Monte Guardia dei Turchi, climbing it is a favorite pastime of active tourists. The route passes through very scenic places, so tourists will be able to appreciate the beauty and diversity of the local flora and fauna. The height of the mountain is only 248 meters, but the whole territory of the island is visible from its top. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
This reserve island features first-class hotels that are ready to please customers with a wide range of services. One of the upscale accommodation places is Le Terrazze residence offering … Open
The island's capital, the town of Ustica, is located to the east. Walking through this small town is a wonderful way to get acquainted with cultural traditions of islanders. You can see a lot of unique architectural details or important religious sites, as well as interesting handicraft shops and colorful markets in the town.
Ustica Ustica features a huge amount of fantastically beautiful grottoes promising a lot of impressions. One of the most visited places on the island is Azzurra Grotto in the immediate vicinity of the port town of Santa Maria. Due to the unique refraction of light rays, this grotto always shines with bright blue glow that makes it look gorgeous. A significant part of priceless historical attractions are hidden under the water, so divers have a unique opportunity to see the ruins of old buildings sunk off the coast, as well as fantastic coral reefs, which are priceless natural sites of global significance.
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Survived castles around Ustica Island
♥   Castle 'Zisa' Palermo, 66.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Cuba' Palermo, 67.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Calatubo' Alcamo, 78.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello dei Conti di Modica' Alcamo, 82.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Caccamo' Caccamo, 95 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Italy: things to see

Grand Canal has become the signature landmark of Venice. All most beautiful palaces and castles are located along the canal. Palazzo Ducale is often called the most beautiful castle in Venice. This is a wonderful historic building, which halls have retained their original look of past centuries. … Open
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