Favignana is a municipality in Southern Italy. It is one among the three Aegadian Islands located near Sicily. The coastal area around the vicinity of the city contains important landmarks such as the Trapani international airport and the Stagnone Lagoon. Favignana is a popular tourist destination for hydrofoils and its numerous tuna fisheries.
Like other countries in the world, Italy is a country that is in many peoples bucket list. Although very well known for its strong history of Roman imperialism, it has a soft, gentle yet bewildering touch when it comes to its natural geographical makeup.
The Aegadian Islands offer beautiful and relaxing memories for families on vacation. Situated north-west off the coast of Sicily, the island group consists of 5 small islands, with Favignana and Marettimo being the largest islands of the group. These Islands are far off the overpopulated mass tourism of southern Italy, but still near enough to […]
Sailing is a beautiful experience to indulge in, mainly because there are many new and unique destinations popping up every year. The Aegadian Islands are a hub for those who are lovers of nature, and for those who wish to take a relaxing holiday. The structure of these islands is petite but strong, ensuring that […]
Temples of Selinunte One of the closest Greek colonies to the Aegadian Islands was Selinunte on the West Coast of Sicily. It was likely an important city amongst the Greek colonies as can be seen through its remains, the most telling being what would have once been an Acropolis. An Acropolis was a settlement, usually […]
As you may know the Aegadian Islands consist of three separate, small islands off of the coast of Sicily. Those Islands are Marettimo, Favignana and Levanzo. These places each play host to small (some smaller than others) communities that have become known for their relatively slow paced and relaxed way of living. The trouble is, […]
There are plenty of things to think about when travelling somewhere new. What currency should you take? How much Money will you need? How should you dress? How much of the native language should you learn beforehand? It’s often easy to overlook the simple things, especially when it comes to food. We each have a […]
After a series of battles the Roman fleet was eventually destroyed, the war stalled as the Carthaginians never capitalised on their victory over their enemy’s naval forces. What followed were a series of land skirmishes on Sicily with very little progress made. After two decades of war the Roman Republic had run out of funds […]
Between the years 2000 and 2010 a total of three Roman ship rams were discovered off the coast of the Aegadian Islands, between Levanzo and Marettimo. These discoveries lead to a research campaign in 2017 carried out by the Soprintendenza del Mare in collaboration with Altofondalisti divers from the Global Underwater Explorers (GUE) which has […]
Italy can charm you not only with its wonderful and marvellous cities, it also has so many gems hidden away from the flocks of tourists. If you’re planning on visiting Favignana, there are two historic buildings that are simply a must on your list of things to see whilst you’re there. First there is the […]