Panarea is the smallest island of the archipelago but unique in charm and beauty.
Adjacent are a cluster of rocky islets: Basiluzzo, Dattilo, Lisca Bianca, Bottaro,
Lisca Nera, Panarelli and Le Formiche, which were originally contiguous.
In the area between Dattilo, Bottaro and Lisca Bianca is located the crater
of the last volcanic activity. The island of Panarea, the islets, and the shallow sea
which surrounds it are all that remain of the great volcanic activity, characterised
by numerous craters now almost all submerged.
The underwater platform has a maximum depth of 50 metres, so it is very
accessible and the water is crystal clear.
It is characterised by a still uncontaminated nature and a rich and rare fauna,
so that it is an interesting naturalistic destination.
Panarea has been continuously inhabited since Neolithic times, and still contains
remnants of an ancient village in Capo Milazzese dating from X1V century B.C.
as well as the remains of Roman homes and port constructions.
The most evocative locality, probably the most beautiful in the archipelago, is Cala Junco,
a natural pool of crystal clear water with changing colours from green to blue and
that forms an enchanting setting at sunset.
Panarea, is a popular destination for luxury private yachts and cruisers.
It is considered the "vip" island and it has been a location for many films.