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Ustica attracts a large number of divers every year. This is not surprising, because international competitions in scuba diving are held here. Sportsmen come here to win the prize and ordinary divers visit the competition to enjoy the rich flora and fauna of the underworld and explore the underwater monuments.
Ustica is a small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Despite the fact, that there are no amusement parks, water parks and cinemas for children on the island, your kid won’t be bored. Ustica … Open
The island is close to Asia and it was visited by medieval pirates, that’s why underwater excursions to the sunken ships are very popular on Ustica. Underwater photographers will find captivating things here. You can see a giant sea bass, shoals of glowing salps and Mediterranian barracudas underwater. The most popular diving spots are Secca del Colombara, Grotta dei Gamberi, Punta Falconara, Scoglio del Medico and Punta Galera. There are several diving centres on the island, you can rent all the necessary equipment. Moreover, there is an opportunity to undergo training and get an international diving certificate.
Ustica is famous for its grottos. You can reach them on foot or you can take a bike and go from Santa Maria to the South. Be sure to visit the most famous Grotta Azzurra or the Blue Grotto. It is known for its unsurpassed beauty. Crystal-clear sea bottom, good visibility, stalactites, stalagmites, and the blue glow will not leave you indifferent. Those who love to take pictures should visit Capo Falconara cape, which is considered to be the most panoramic place on Ustica. Be sure to visit Monte Guardia dei Turchi mountain and climb 248 meters above the sea, where you can enjoy astonishing views and see nearby islands. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Tourists can find all the traditional Italian dishes on Ustica. If you want to save money, be sure to try « menu turistiko». It is a local variant of business lunch. It usually includes … Open
You can go for a boat trip around Ustica and reach the local grottoes and bays. It is a very exciting time spending, especially if you combine the usual sightseeing tour with a trip to one of the nearby Islands. If you are fond of fishing, there is the opportunity to fish from the shore or in the open sea, but you should remember that the waters of Ustica is a state protected area, and there are some restrictions. If you love marine life, but there is no desire to dive, you should visit the Spalmatore Aquarium with a large collection of the Tyrrhenian flora and fauna species.
Snorkeling is a good way to explore the underwater world. You may visit one of the local beaches. For example, Cala Sidoti, Punta dello Spalmatore and al Faro. There are secluded beaches in remote bays, but be careful, because you can meet people, who prefer to sunbathe naked. Walk along the streets of Santa Maria and enjoy the Italian atmosphere. See the houses of the islanders with their unique style, typical for that exact part of the archipelago. And finally, have a great time at the local parties, which are regularly held in Ustica and Santa Maria. Moreover, if you visit the island in high season, there are parties in all the settlements.
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Santa Maria dello Spasimo

From the series “Famous unfinished buildings ”
The old monastic church of Santa Maria dello Spasimo is one of the main historical attractions of Palermo today. It was never fully completed after construction began. The church was deserted many years ago. It is in a dilapidated state today. The history of the construction of the shrine is associated with the name of a wealthy lawyer Giacomo Basilico. He was a great admirer of the image of the Suffering Virgin. He donated land from personal holdings to the monks in 1506. Giacomo Basilico decided to establish a church and monastery in honor of the Virgin Mary's image on this land. … Read further
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New Elite Scotch Club Opens in the Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh

The new elite club promises that each visit will be a memorable one. A team of whisky experts and ambassadors will prepare something new every time club members come to enjoy the finest whisky. The amber drink carefully selected by The Macallan is served in Lalique glasses. This French crystal maker is famous for its flawless quality. Whisky Ambassadors can also make cocktails with the Macallan Malt Scotch Whisky. Read this

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Guide to your best city break in Ustica Island - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Ustica 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 Ustica Island?' disappears immediately.
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