Levanzo, 91023 Province of Trapani, Italy


Explore the north-west coast of Levanzo Island, the smallest and most enchanting of the Egadi archipelago. Visit the Genovese grotto and marvel at its beautiful prehistoric cave paintings.

The Tour starts at 10:30 from Levanzo's port, reachable by hydrofoil from Trapani

Arrive at the Port of Trapani and take the ferry or hydrofoil. We are waiting for you in Levanzo! Every 30 minutes there are hydrofoil to Levanzo.
Along the north-west coast of the island of Levanzo you can see the Grotta del Genovese.
The karst formation cave overlooks a small eponymous creek almost hidden by the vegetation typical of the Mediterranean, positioning itself in a landscape of great scenic beauty.
Inside the precave there are the remains of a kiln aimed at the making of lime. In the inner chamber we can find 33 engraved pictures and about 100 painted figures.
Reach the grotto by land with a Jeep or by sea with a boat according to sea conditions. Please note that if Grotto will be reached by car, there is a 700 meters steep path to climb.
The visit to the cave lasts 30 minutes. May be delays in starting the tour due to docking problems in the ship pier.
This tour is delivered in English, Italian and French.

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Tour’s Details

Tour type: walking
Duration: 2 hours
Location: Italy, Sicily
Meet Location: Port of Levanzo, Sicily
End Location: Port of Levanzo, Sicily
Transportation method: no
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Maximum number of People: 20
Kid friendly: yes
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Tour’s Program

- Depart from the Port of Trapani and take the ferry or hydrofoil which runs every half hour to Levanzo Island. When you arrive, your guide will be waiting to meet you. 

- Hop into a Jeep or a boat (depending on sea conditions) and travel together along the north-west coast. Admire the incredible Karst scenery - steep limestone cliffs that rise up above the water. Reach the Genovese cave formation which looks over a small creek hidden by typical Mediterranean vegetation. 

- Head inside the grotto where you will find the remains of a kiln that was historically used to make lime. Continue on into the deeper chambers where you will find 33 engraved pictures and about 100 painted figures. Gaze in awe at these incredible prehistoric works of art before making the return journey back the way you came. 

- Please note that if you drive to cave in a car, there will be a 700 m steep path to climb.
• Transportation by land or sea from/to meeting point and Genovese Grotto
• Guidance and assistance
• Hydrofoil from Trapani to Levanzo
• Meals and drinks
• The visit to the cave lasts 30 minutes
• There may be delays in starting the tour due to docking problems in the ship pier
- No wheelchair accessible

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