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Linosa Guide

The Italian island of Linosa is one of the Pelagie Islands that lie in the Mediterranean Sea in the Sicily Channel. The small island measures around 5.5 sq. km and is formed by a series of craters, the most important being Monte Vulcano which is 195 meters above sea level. The island is located around 120 km to the west of Gozo on Malta, 120 km to the south east of Pantelleria, 163 km to the south of Sicily and 165 km to the east of the Cape Mahida in Tunisia. The closest land to Linosa is the island of Lampedusa which is 43 km to the south.

The island's harbour and town, in the south of the island, is characterised by both African and Italian architecture, with small flat roofed houses that are painted in bright and pastel colours. The island is popular with scuba divers and has a number of different dive sites where the sea bed falls quickly to great depths of around 300 meters, only a short distance from the coast.

The only way to get to Linosa is by boat. Ferry services depart from either Porto Empedocle in southern Sicily or from Lampedusa.


Lampedusa Guide

Lampedusa is an Italian island that lies in the Mediterranean Sea and is around 110 miles from the Sicilian coast and 70 miles from the coast of Tunisia. In fact, Lampedusa is the last Italian land before the African coast. The island is a popular destination for scuba divers and for those just seeking to enjoy the island's lovely Mediterranean climate. The island is also part of the Pelagian Archipelago (the "island of the high sea" in Greek etymology) along with the islands of Linosa and the Scoglio known as Lampione.

The island's terrain is characterised with a rather inaccessible north and west but with lovely sand beaches on the island's eastern and southern shores. If visiting during the summer don't be surprised to see some celebrations taking place on one of the island's beaches which might include bonfires, BBQ's, spaghetti cookouts and musical performances.

A ferry service links the island with Porto Empedocle, near Agrigento, Sicily.