In the middle of the Mediterranean sea, the Island of Pantelleria has been conquered several times, occupied and then left by different peoples.
Visiting its coasts and lands, you can find out the marks left by those who lived there. The most ancient visitors go back to 5000 years ago.During the Neolitic Age the colonizers left some archeological finds called "Sesi", which are funeral monuments and a fortress called the "Muro Alto", located nearby Mursia village. Pantelleria should be the mythical Ogigia island of the Odissey where Ulisse landed (nowadays the harbour of Scauri) and felt prisoner of the Nimph Calypso love.
Do not forget that this island, with its volcanic nature, offers its guests a large choice of thermal sources: the "Venus Lake", rich of sulfuree waters and cosmetic muds, the "Natutal Sauna" or "Dry Bath", with great benefic effects. These are itineraries and places which indeed give relax and wellness to Your holidays.
For those loving wine and good cooking, Pantelleria island offers a large choice of particular taste and flavours, fresh and genuine products bringing exclusiveness to Pantelleria cooking. To remember also the famous Pantelleria Passito: the precious local wine that gave this island popularity in Italy and all over the world.