|The town of Pantelleria
Tourism in Pantelleria
Pantelleria is a volcanic isle, full of thermal springs. They rise in different places of the coast with a temperature different from the environment temperature till 70° C.
The most interesting spring is about 6 kilometres far from the built-up area is Venus' Bath.
It is an enchanting lake with green waters placed into a crater and its diameter is long half kilometre.
Photo © Turi Calvino
In its west part is placed a sulphureous spring which is fed with gaiser that make the waters hot.
Nearby there are remains of a Carthaginian Sanctuary.
Its name gets to mytology that tells that here the godness Venus reflected herself to compare her beauty to Psyche's, her rival in love.