Lampedusa is an island belonging to the Sicilian province of Agrigento, it is located in the center of the Mediterranean Sea and it is Italy's southernmost point. Because of its favorable position, the island turned into a cultures crossroad, where Roman, Greek and Arab settled in ancient times. Together with its lively historic past, its buildings, architecture and culture still retain influences of all the different groups who inhabited it. Its position also helped preserve its uncontaminated nature and wild beauty. From sandy beaches to steep cliffs, passing through deep gorges and shallow valleys, Lampedusa's landscapes will enchant every visitor.
Famous for its beautiful coves (such as Cala Pulcino, Cala Croce, Cala Guitgia, Cala Creta, Cala Maluk, Cala Pisana), it is also a renowned destination for outdoor activities such as hiking, on marked and unmarked trails, and scuba diving, thanks to its crystal clear waters and its variegated sea life. The most famous among Lampedusa's beaches is Rabbit Beach, considered one of the most beautiful in the world. The beach faces Rabbit island, a small and rocky plot of land where royal gulls live and loggerhead turtles lay their eggs every year.