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Cala Junco

Address: Isola di Panarea, 98100 Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 0039 (2) 467615280
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Panarea
Type: Reefs, Nature & Parks
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Type: Reefs, Nature & Parks

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Catania, Italy
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is the only beach offered by Panarea and it's really a wonderful nature reserve. Crystal clear waters and a nice scenario will emotion everyone but the only bad thing is that it's a quite uncomfortable beach. Indeed it is not a sandy beach but full of big stone; it won't be easy to lay and relax. This is the... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I started my walk from the center of town and was determined to find the Cala Junco ruins. So, on my own with sun lotion, hat and water in hand started with a "map" and found myself walking up, down, up down, up, up and up only to discover the map and any existing signs were useless. After walking well... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We took a little boat out for the day and parked at Calajunco for lunch ( Panini's bought from the port ) and cold beers . A swim is always a must , just make sure you watch out for the medusa's .

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Siesta Key, Florida
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216 reviews 216 reviews
39 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Came by boat and really enjoyed this nice quite swimming spot - very beautiful. Beware, can get crowded in July/Aug

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Jaipur, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We trekked there before breakfast (took about 40 minutes leisurely walk from the port) and found the pre-historic village. Beautiful, scenic views and clear water. Stone beach. The only downside was the jelly fish in the clear waters which discouraged swimming!!!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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266 reviews 266 reviews
232 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Panarea is very beautiful and different from the other eolian islands: smaller more upmarket, lots of flowers and no cars and garbage. the walk follows the shore and the prehistoric ruins are on a promontory with nice views. Would have liked to stay longer but had to travel back to hotel in Lipari wich is more like the rest of... More 

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Transylvania,Romania
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77 reviews 77 reviews
23 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Walking to Cala Junco takes aprox 30 minutes from any tourist place of the island.As you know there are no roads on Panarea just small paths where the locals travel with small golf cars or motocicle carriers.The walk passes a sandy beach,up some stairs and finally to the wonderful Cala Junco which is a promontorium into the sea.On both sides,one... More 

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Utah
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126 reviews 126 reviews
44 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

We were directed to Cala Junco as a snorkeling area, but the water was too rough. However, the hike was beautiful, the sea cliffs amazing, the ancient ruins very interesting.

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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14 reviews 14 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Calla junco has police monitors who ticket boats in the area. Beware otherwise you will be fined when I was there seven years ago this was not a problem.

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London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
13 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

You can see Filicudi, Salina, Vulcano and Lipari and even glance Alicudi. Clear waters. Perfection. Take your camera!

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