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Sicilia - tramonto da Erice If you are fond of exploring underwater flora and fauna, be sure to visit the Aegadian Islands. There are many unique sea inhabitants due to the isolation of the islands. Moreover, you can visit the place where the ancient naval battle between the fleets of Carthage and Rome took place in 214 BC and ended with the victory of the Roman troops. You should definitely visit Le isole di Favignana and dive on shallow Toro beach which is rich with various sea inhabitants. The beaches of the Aegadian Islands are perfect for snorkelling. Cala Rosa is famous for its amazing underwater landscapes. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Sicily. Calla Azzurra Bay has a very peculiar colour of water which attracts photographers from all over the world. However, Cala Rosa and Calla Azzurra are nice for the usual beach holidays and those people who want to sunbathe and swim in crystal clear water. Praia Beach is situated near the town centre in front of the harbour. It is always crowded with people, you can find new friends here or play beach volleyball and football here. Cala Faraglioni is a secluded beach hidden from the sun. It is surrounded by rocks. Scalo Cavallo is a rocky beach with a peculiar tuff cave. Cala Rotonda will please those who won't have a beach holiday and explore new picturesque places. You can rent a boat on the beach, admire a nice arch and several grottos. The beaches of Marrettimo are not crowded with people and there is a large number of grottos.
The Aegadian Archipelago is rich with a large number of wild animals and plants. There are more than 40 endemic species. So, if you are interested in botany, walking will be your favourite activity here. However, not only botanists will be happy to visit the islands. People have been always living in harmony with nature on the archipelago. There are many nice bays, valleys, forests and rocks untouched by humans, Furthermore, all of them are linked with the net of roads and paths. Be sure to climb the peak of Mount Santa Caterina on Favignana Island. Its height is only 314 meter and even a person in a bad shape can reach its peak in half an hour. Moreover, you can enjoy stunning views from the top of the mount.
Climb Pizzo dei Monaco hill which is 278 meters high. It provides amazing views of the island. So, you should definitely spend some time to climb it even if you are not in perfect physical shape. A bicycle is the best transport to move on the archipelago. You should look for a bicycle in the morning in the high season. You will never find it after 10 or 11 a.m. There are many picturesque places on each of the islands where you can go on bicycle as well as on foot.
Furthermore, you can just rent a boat and visit the islands of the archipelago. There is also a fixed route which allows visiting all of the important landmarks. If you want to feel like Robinson Crusoe, visit uninhabited parts of the Aegadian Islands. A rented boat will give you a chance to try sea fishing. There are many hereditary fishermen on the island who will help you for a low fee. They can help you to rent a boat, choose equipment and tell all the subtleties of fishing here. You can also take part in La Mattanza. It is a tuna fishing ritual when the fish going to spawn is driven into the "death chamber" surrounded by nets and fishermen catch it with hooks.
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Italy: travelling advices

11. Italian language is considered one of the easiest to learn, and therefore before the trip you can learn a few phrases for ease of communication in markets and in stores.
12. In three-star hotels, air conditioning can be designed as an additional service, in which case an additional amount will be charged for it.
13. Central districts of Italian cities are completely paved with a stone, which is why it is much hotter in them than in the suburbs. When going on a tour or a walk, you need to wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
14. On the streets of Italy you can meet fountains with drinking water. In them, you can quench your thirst or take water with you. … Open
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Travelling to Aegadian Islands - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Aegadian Islands. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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