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Jewel of the Sea

This small island was beautiful. It had walking trails with the serene surroundings, which also led... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
RGHTexas
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Wall of zombies (jellyfish)

The scenery at the beach is breathtakingly beautiful and it's well worth the hassle. The problem... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
364lukaszb
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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

This small island was beautiful. It had walking trails with the serene surroundings, which also led to ruins that were on the edge of cliffs.. It had gorgeous views of Stromboli. We walked everywhere, no cars are used for transportation. The restaurants were very good,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank RGHTexas
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

The scenery at the beach is breathtakingly beautiful and it's well worth the hassle. The problem starts when one wants to have a swim at this beautiful location as one can experience swarming broods of jellyfish. Maybe it's the season or maybe it's the global...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank 364lukaszb
Reviewed June 24, 2018

great place, with access to the prehistoric village. Crystalline waters....certainly a place to visit while in the eolian islands

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 649massimor
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Theres a set of stairs at the end of the "Sandy Beach - Spiaggia Zimmari" that are fairly steep and take you to the Bronze Age village prehistorico which is quite interesting. You can then walk down the steps to Cala Junco which is a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Cala junco as a beautful setting. Clear water beaches on both sides and magnificent view with some aeolian islands and further away sicily dhore and the ethna. It is 40 min walj each way from the harbur - for most peole it is highly recommended...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

Pristine environment, wonderful and easy walk with just a bit of a steep hill at the end. Take water, a hat, a bathing suit and a towel to enjoy the crystal water of the few coves along the way!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank ginsengNewYork
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

my boyfriend and i went to the bay two times during our stay in panarea. the bay is rocky and there are no facilities there but it is worth a visit. from the main harbour it is about 45 minutes walk and the trail is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank EiaModernWoman
Reviewed August 11, 2017

The trip to Cala Junco was one of the highlights of my holiday in Panarea. The hike is not difficult and took roughly 15-20 minutes (although much of this time was spent taking photos of the wonderful scenery along the way!) There is a bronze...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank ShanaraWallace
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Crystal clear water in a small cove, surrounded by gorgeous rocky areas. On the point overlooking the cove is a bronze age settlement where the stone walls are still visible. It's an easy hike of about 15 minutes or so from Cala Zimmari, at the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

Beautiful hike, and not too difficult. I would recommend going around sunset, as this vantage point is one of the most beautiful on the island during this time of the day.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Alan T
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Dear Alana, Panarea was inhabited since the Superior Neolitic Age and the pre-historic village belongs to the Bronze Age. It was perhaps the biggest island, but now it is the smallest in the Eolian Islands (only 3.4 square... More
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