1. Italy
  2. Sicily
  3. Trapani
  4. Grotta del Genovese, Levanzo

Levanzo Island: Genovese Cave Tour

Product ID: 220770
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Explore the north-west coast of Levanzo Island, the smallest and most enchanting of the Egadi archipelago. Visit the Genovese grotto and marvel at its beautiful prehistoric cave paintings.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 10:30 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Genovese Grotto and see its prehistoric works
  • Admire the amazing views of Levanzo Island
  • Experience a beautiful off-the-beaten path adventure
Full description
Depart from the Port of Trapani and take the ferry or hydrofoil which runs every half hour to Levanzo Island. When you arrive, your guide will be waiting to meet you. 

Hop into a Jeep or a boat (depending on sea conditions) and travel together along the north-west coast. Admire the incredible Karst scenery - steep limestone cliffs that rise up above the water. Reach the Genovese cave formation which looks over a small creek hidden by typical Mediterranean vegetation. 

Head inside the grotto where you will find the remains of a kiln that was historically used to make lime. Continue on into the deeper chambers where you will find 33 engraved pictures and about 100 painted figures. Gaze in awe at these incredible prehistoric works of art before making the return journey back the way you came. 

Please note that if you drive to cave in a car, there will be a 700 m steep path to climb.
Includes
  • Transportation by land or sea from/to meeting point and Genovese Grotto
  • Guidance and assistance
What’s Not Included
  • Hydrofoil from Trapani to Levanzo
  • Meals and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Tourist information point at the dock of the pier in Levanzo. To reach it you must take the hydrofoil ferry from Trapani which departs every 30 minutes.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• The visit to the cave lasts 30 minutes
• There may be delays in starting the tour due to docking problems in the ship pier
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Product ID: 220770