Favignana Isle: how to reach it during a holiday in Palermo

how to reach Favignana from Palermo

You just have to take a look at this photo to realize that you must visit it. Especially if you’re spending a holiday in Sicily: it would be a big shame if you don’t visit it. And there’s a reason if we’re talking about one of the most beautiful place in Sicily. So you want to know how to reach Favignana from Palermo


The isle

Egadi or Eolie? This is one of the biggest doubt of everyone who has chosen Sicily as the destination for the holidays. In this specific case, Favignana is part of Egadi. It’s about 7 km far from the coast of Sicily, so it’s in the province of Trapani.

Why go? You surely know. And, if not, we tell you: Favignana’s beaches are in the list of the most beautiful beaches of all Italy.


How to reach Favignana from Palermo

The first thing to do is reaching Trapani:

  • By car. Take the A29 motorway to Mazara del Vallo and then follow the road signs to Trapani. The trip takes about 1 hour and half.
  • By train. From the Palermo’s central station there are some trains that everyday take to Trapani. The train takes about three hours to arrive. For further information about the times, you can visit the site Trenitalia.com.

Once you arrive in Trapani, you just have to reach the port: from here, everyday there are a lot of hydrofoils and ferries that arrive at Favignana. The trip by hydrofoil takes about half a hour, while by ferry takes an hour.

More information

If you need more information, you can visit the official site of the municipality of Favignana, Comune.favignana.tp.gov.it.


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