What to see in Levanzo
La Grotta del Genovese is definitely a point of exceptional interest to cave enthusiast, not only to Sicilians, but nationally and internationally. The cave, discovered in 1949, retains prehistoric cave art, of about 8,000 years ago.
Portraits of different animals, from cattle to deer, including fish, all hunted by prehistoric man: the paintings, made with black and red colors, were probably rites before hunting. The Grotta del Genovese is located on the north-western part of Levanzo, within walking distance.
The Beaches and the sea in Levanzo
The color of the water has an extraordinary clarity thanks to the pure rock seabed. Numerous schools of fish that swim to its low depths, help give Levanzo wonderous scenery.
The Faraglione, in the western part of the island, is well known for its abundance of marine life. Also on the same side, are the beautiful resorts of Cala del Genovese, Punta di Sorci, and Cala Tramontana, interspersed among numerous caves, while the northern end of Levanzo has Faro di Capo Grosso. On the other side, places where you can enjoy the beauty of the island, can be found, such as Punta Altarella, Cala Minnola, Cala Fredda, and Punta S. Leonardo.
You can also visit the nearby islands of Isola Maraone and Formica by boat.