Linosa ferry port in Pelagie Islands connects you with Lampedusa in Pelagie Islands with a choice of up to 21 ferry crossings per week. The duration of the Linosa to Lampedusa crossing is from 1 hour and the crossing is operated by Ustica Lines.
Linosa is one of the Pelagie Islands in the Sicily Channel of the Mediterranean Sea, the other being Lampedusa. Linosa has a volcanic origin and is basically a volcano itself.
Although the volcano has remained inactive for over 20 centuries, is has resulted in the island’s dark grey colour. The coasts compose of black beaches and the coves are full of rocks, showing a striking contrast with the intense blue of the sky.
Although Linosa doesn’t have as much tourism as its neighbouring Lampedusa, the island’s tranquillity as composed to the more crowded Lampedusa Island is the main attraction of Linosa.
The island’s only town of around 200 inhabitants is a unique and picturesque village which consists of a collection of lovely flat-roofed, pastel coloured houses grouped around a pretty little harbour. Its the perfect place for an unhurried walk around.
Linosa is also a paradise for scuba diving lovers not only for its clear waters. The seas of Linosa fall quickly into great depths, reaching a depth of over 300 meters in just a small distance from the coast.