Walking, trekking e mountain bike

Discover Levanzo in an environmentally manner

lisola residenceLevanzo island, as well as two sister of the Egadi's Island (especially Marettimo), is characterized by an area mostly flat and/or slightly hilly, ideal for all lovers of outdoor activities, from simple walks along the trails to mountain bike paths along the entire perimeter of the island.

There aren't accessibily phats by bike invites the visitor to the trekkingtrails through not binding paths and of great charm, between the country and the port with the main points of interest on the island.

lisola residenceFollowing the west side you can reach the Genovese's Cave. Along the road you will meet all the typical vegetable species of the island, with their hard and wild fragrance.From Pizzo del Monaco 's slops it is possible to reach Cala Tramontana, one of  the most fascinating places of the island for the colour of the stones, the transparency of the water and the underwater flora and fauna.

Going on towards north it is possible to reach Capo Grosso, characterized by a succession of very fascinating rocky terraces and by seabeds, which are among the most beautiful of the Archipelago. Near to the village it is worth to visit, and to have a bath in Cala Minnola, that is ideal for who desires spending a day among the typical woods of Mediterranean scrub (Palms, Sea Pines, etc.) of Western Sicily.

Example itineraries recommendend on foot

  • Cala Dogana /Grotta del Genovese (cave visited by land, almost at sea level);
  • walk time: 60’ (stops included);
  • optional visit to the Cave (presence of Paleolithic graffiti);
  • come back in about 60’ to Levanzo (Cala Dogana) route different from that on the outward journey (possibility to swim in the sea in Cala of Faraglione).