Daily and weekly mini cruises to the Egadi Islands

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An archipelago to visit during your holiday in Sicily is the one made up of the Egadi Islands. The Egadi Islands straddle the lower Tyrrhenian Sea and the Strait of Sicily, just seven kilometers from the western coast between Marsala and Trapani.

The archipelago consists of three main islands and two islets. The name Egadi derives from the Greek Aigatai which translated means Island of goats. But how to discover the beauties of the Egadi Islands? With a nice daily mini cruise to the Egadi Islands or with a weekly cruise!

Egadi Islands mini day cruise

From the enchanting Marsala or from Trapani it is possible to set sail for the Egadi archipelago on a small cruise. The mini cruise to the Egadi Islands allows you to have fun and admire the panorama offered directly from the sea.

The natural beauties that characterize this archipelago are truly unique in their kind, the jagged coasts can be admired while traveling on the cruise ship which sails slowly on the sweet waters of the sea.

During a day cruise with your better half, with family, in a group or with friends, this is an opportunity not to be missed to be able to make your holiday truly special.

A plus for those who want an all-round experience is the choice of mini cruises which also offer the possibility of having lunch or dinner on board, thus also savoring the typical cuisine of this area .

Weekly cruise to the Egadi Islands: Favignana, Levanzo and Marettimo

To be able to fully discover the beauties of this archipelago, one day may not be enough. That’s why if you want to fully breathe this experience, the best solution is the weekly cruise to the Egadi Islands.

With a weekly cruise, you can discover the beauty of the islands of Favignana, Marettimo and Levanzo the main islands of the archipelago. From the ship it is also possible to observe the rocks of Maraone and Formica.

The Egadi Islands are nestled between the crystalline waters of the sea and offer a rich flora and fauna. Among the characteristics that make this archipelago a unique destination for those who want to take a weekly cruise, there are the many activities that can be done, ranging from snorkeling, trekking and diving. But that’s not all!

There are so many activities to do on the main islands from Favignana to Levanzo. Lovers of natural beauty can go and discover the fauna and flora of the archipelago. Instead, those who want to have a unique food and wine experience can choose to let themselves be enchanted by a cuisine of Arab origins with a mix of innovation, exploitation of km0 local resources and dishes created by highly experienced chef.

Egadi Islands: an enchanting place!

During a weekly cruise you can fully discover the peculiarities of the Egadi Islands. The main one is definitely Favignana. Every year it always welcomes a large number of tourists intrigued by its particular butterfly shape and its architecture characterized by tuff buildings. Visiting Favignana both from the sea and from the land allows you to have a 360° experience, discovering two points of view of a single landscape.

Marettino, small and different from a geological point of view compared to the other islands of the archipelago, is of karstic origin and is known for its white rocks that stand out against an intense blue sea. The unique biodiversity of this island has allowed the establishment of the Marine Park of the Egadi Islands.

Finally, the last islet that you can discover on a cruise to the Egadi Islands is Levanzo. The whole island can be explored on foot, the village is really tiny but its inhabitants are sunny and friendly. Going around the island you can discover wonderful little bays. Do not miss a visit to one of the most important caves in the world for prehistoric finds: the Grotta del Genovese.

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The photographs within this hike/article, were not taken during one of our hikes, but are used for informational purposes only