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Tourism in Favignana: the isle of Marettimo
Martettimo, the ancient Hiera, with the village rising on the only tiny plain of the isle with the two little harbours used by the local fishermen, is for sure one of beautifulst, incontaminate and interesting islands of Italy.
Marettimo is characterized by an extraordinary vegetation, by a cristalline sea and by a wide population of wild animals like red deers, mufloni and wild boars.
The island of Marettimo, for its peculiar geographic position, turns out to be important in order to observe during the spring the migration of various birds of varius species, that moves from and to Europea and Africa.
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Marettimo in summer offers large possibilities to the lovers of the sea and the incontaminata nature, whose quiet is assured by the fact that in all the island there are no cars and a very few asphalted roads.
Please notice that no car is allowed in Marettimo, so you will have to live your car in the parking close to the harbour of Marettimo.
The Cove of the Camel, the cliff of the castle of Troy Cape, the Cove of the Thunder, the White Cove , the Perciata Cove and that one of the Presepio, Libeccio Cape, Bassana Cape and much more tiny beaches and coves make Marettimo a unique isle in its kind among the islands of the Mediterranean Sea.
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Marettimo is overflowing of colorful submarine life just starting from the shoreline.
Everywhere its sea is splendid and its sea water are cristalline.
Green even during the peak of the summer, Marettimo is interesting to discover not only along the coasts.
Well maintained paths allow the hikers to have unforgettable panoramas, with breath-taking views of the cliffs of the island.
Marettimo is unique to live unica da vivere also in autums and even in winter when Marettimo reveals in its entirety its character of fierce island, a fortress in the sea.
Marettimo in winter, mountain in the middle of the Mediterranean, is an oasis of quiet and silence, a port of the soul, living in one of the modern residence available in Marettimo.
Walking along the harbours, in the calm of the winter sunsets, exchanging friendly greetings with the people of the place, or walking in a perfect loneliness along the very well maintained paths bringing to the beautifulst panoramic views of the island one will be able to resume contact with the physiological rhythms of the natural life, made of dawn and sunsets and hours that slide quiet, breathing the fragances of the sea and of the Mediterranean plants, admiring the meant blue of the delicate flowers of the rosemary, listening to the powerful voice of the sea.