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The Districts

The choice of spending your holidays in Lampedusa takes you to a volcanic island surrounded by a wonderful sea that treasures a spectacular marine world. Tourism in Lampedusa is not merely a sea-side holiday. A tour of the different sites (places like Khamma-Tracino, Scauri-Rekale, Bukkuram, Kazzen, Karuscia) offers the opportunity to discover naturalistic, artistic, historical and cultural itineraries that enable a close contact with Lampedusa's and its inhabitant's histories.

The architectural element that marks Lampedusa's environment is the Dammuso: an ancient peasant house built with lava stone and with a cupola roof. The type of structure has a defensive character, it was invented in the 10th century when the island was subjected to frequent pirate attacks from the sea. Today the Dammuso have been transformed into comfortable holiday houses.

  • Lampedusa Town Lampedusa Town - The Districts Maintown Lampedusa rises by the sea. Since very ancient times two populations inhabited it: one closer to the sea and linked to the maritime traffic businesses, the other was...