Between Tunisia and Sicily’s southernmost point lies Pantelleria. Secluded and practically untouched, the island – Sicily’s largest – is a stunning span of rocky cliffs, soft white beaches, and lush valleys where olives and capers flourish. Book your flight to Pantelleria with Alitalia and discover this secret Mediterranean hideaway.
If this is your first time traveling to Pantelleria you will not want to miss the exquisite outdoor sights such as the natural hot springs – especially the Specchio di Venere (Mirror of Venus). View the Elefante, an elephant-shaped outcropping of rock, and the Saltalavecchia, one of the highest points of the cliffs surrounding the town. To refresh yourself after your outdoor walks, sample the island’s local produce, among them olives and capers. Pantelleria features delicious Passito wine and signature pastries.
The best times to travel to Pantelleria are May through June or September through October. Temperatures are milder than during the summer, which can be blazing hot, and there are a variety of attractions and events to enjoy. Be sure to bring a sturdy pair of shoes for walking among the hills and cliffs. Check for Alitalia’s flight deals to Pantelleria to get your trip off to a great start.