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Favignana Island

City break in Favignana Island. Active leisure ideas for Favignana Island - attractions, recreation and nightlife

favignana Isola di Favignana is a heaven for those who love bicycle riding. You should better rent a bicycle in the capital of the island. It should be noted that the prices are higher at the rental places close to the port. However, it is obvious: some of the tourists come to the island only for a day. They don’t want to waste time looking for a cheap bicycle, so people just rent a bike at the closer bicycle rental place. If you have enough time, you should better look for a rental place closer to the outskirts. It will save much of your money.
All the island's beaches without exception have very relaxed atmosphere; there is nothing to prevent enjoying the pristine beauty of nature. One of the most picturesque places on the island … Open
It is important to say that you should look for a bicycle in the morning in the high season. You will never find it after 10 or 11 a.m. This high demand for bicycle can be easily explained. Favignava is a wonderful place with kilometres of nice and empty roads which link all the main settlements, beaches and natural attractions of the island. There are routes for any tastes and all of them lie through picturesque places.
However, if you can’t or don’t want to ride a bicycle, you can explore the island on foot. Moreover, you can rent a motorbike or a car. The second one is available only for people who have an international driving licence, have a driving experience at least a year and have reached the age of 21. No matter what means of transport you have chosen, be sure to climb the peak of Mount Santa Caterina. Its height is only 314 meters and even a person in a bad shape can reach its peak. Moreover, you can enjoy stunning views from the top of the mount. Copyright
The most famous and popular hotel, Florio, is situated on the main square of the capital. It will surprise even those travelers who like to rest at the most luxurious resorts. The main … Open
Find some time and visit Cala Rossa. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Sicily. It is easy to find the beach. There are many signs on the roads which will help you to find this famous place. Azure-coloured clean water, limestone rocks which protect from the wind and a small number of people make this beach an ideal place for summer holidays. Lido Burrone is nice for those who love organized beaches. It is the most crowded beach on the island with all the necessary facilities. Calla Azzurra Bay attracts a large number of photographers who want to take pictures of its azure-coloured water.
You don’t want to waste your time and look for a perfect beach? Then go to a sandy beach of Praia. It is situated near the town centre in front of the harbour. It is always crowded with people, so you will easily find someone to play volleyball or football with. All of the organized beaches on Favignava are places where you can try waterskiing, sea kayaking or windsurfing. Cala Rotonda will please those who love not only beach holidays but also active tourists. You can see a nice arch and several beautiful grottos here. Scalo Cavallo is a rocky beach with an incredible tuff cave. Cala Faraglioni is a secluded beach hidden from the sun. You can enjoy snorkelling on all of the beaches but it is prohibited to dive with scuba on Cala Faraglioni. However, the perfect place for scuba diving is shallow Toro Beach.
Be sure to bring a Pinnocio from Favignava. The doll is a national Italian symbol. You can buy it in any size, from a keychain or magnet to a big toy in human growth. Pinocchio is something … Open
The inhabitants of Favignava Island have been earning for living by the tuna fishing. So, if you want to try fishing, the island is a perfect place for you. You can rent all the necessary equipment and rent a boat at a low price. Local fishermen will be happy to tell you all the subtleties of fishing for small regard. If you don’t like fishing, rent a boat and go on a sightseeing tour around the shores of Favignava or go to the nearby islands where you can capture stunning views and swim in secluded bays.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Favignana Island
♥   Restaurant 'Monte San Giuliano' ERICE. Type - Regional cuisine. 25.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Saverino' Valderice. Type - Seafood. 27.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Another fashionable area for active tourism in Italy is diving. The best places for diving are in Liguria in the waters of the Ligurian Sea, in Sicily, Sardinia, and the Pontiac archipelago. On the coast of Italy, there is no such a diversity of the underwater world, as in tropical countries. Under water however, you can find a huge number of artifacts. Near the coast of Sicily there are wrecks of sunken warships, some ships have been resting on the seabed since the time of the Roman Empire. At the coast of Ustica in Sicily, you can dive into submerged caves and meet with local inhabitants - barracudas, tunas, rays and morays. At the bottom of the banks of the Pontic archipelago, many divers are hoping to find the lost pirate treasure. Very popular diving at Cape Portofino, off the coast of the island of Elba, you can find red corals, squid, jellyfish, sea urchins and scorpions. … Open
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Guide to your best city break in Favignana Island - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Favignana Island - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Favignana Island?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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