Must-see attractions in Panarea

  • Cala Junco - small bay of Panarea - one of Aeolian Islands near Sicily (Italy). Lipari and Salina islands visible on the horizon.

    Cala Junco


    Directly below Panarea's prehistoric village, about 45 minutes south of San Pietro, steps lead down to this gorgeous little cove with a rock-strewn beach…

  • Villaggio Preistorico


    Dramatically sited on Punta Milazzese, an elevated headland surrounded by the sea, these round foundations of 22 stone huts are the only vestiges of a…

  • Spiaggia della Calcara


    At Panarea's northeastern corner, this pebbly beach with full-on Stromboli views and jets of hot water escaping from undersea fumaroles is reached via a…

  • Spiaggetta Zimmari


    This small stretch of brown sand backed by a steep overgrown dune, about 25 minutes on foot south of San Pietro, is Panarea's only sandy beach and gets…

  • Dattilo


    Reachable only by private boat, this dramatic islet off Panarea's east coast is best known for the pretty Le Guglie swimming spot at its southwestern tip.

  • Basiluzzo


    The largest of the five islets off Panarea's east coast, Basiluzzo is given over to the cultivation of capers and can only be visited by private boat.

  • Lisca Bianca


    Only accessible by private boat, this islet off Panarea's east coast offers good swimming on a small white beach.

  • Bottaro


    Measuring only 7300 sq metres, Bottaro is the second smallest of Panarea's offshore islands. The island itself is of negligible interest, but scuba divers…

  • Lisca Nera


    The smallest of Panarea's offshore islands, Lisca Nera is nothing more than a speck of rock protruding from the sea.

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