Must-see attractions in Pantelleria

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    Lago Specchio di Venere

    Just inland from Pantelleria's north coast, the iridescent waters of this volcanic lake are a stunning sight. Along the southern lakeshore, natural hot…

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    Balata dei Turchi

    Those willing to brave the steep and treacherous 3km descent on an unpaved road will be rewarded with one of Pantelleria's most beautiful swimming spots,…

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    Parco Archeologico dei Sesi

    This archaeological site on Pantelleria's northwestern coast preserves the remains of several mound-shaped Megalithic stone necropolises known as sesi…

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    Arco dell'Elefante

    This sweeping natural arch of rugged grey stone is reputed to look like an elephant's trunk – and indeed it does! To get here, first head for the twin…

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    Cala Tramontana

    One of Pantelleria's most popular swimming spots is this small rocky cove, equipped with a wooden sundeck for bathers and backed by a cluster of dammusi …

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    Cala Levante

    Rugged cliffs and grand Mediterranean vistas combine to make this picturesque cove on Pantelleria's east coast one of the island's most popular swimming…

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    Museo Vulcanologico

    This tiny free museum near the Punta Spadillo lighthouse has a fascinating collection of displays in Italian and English, covering everything from…