What to see near the port of Lampedusa
Those arriving by ferry or hydrofoil in Lampedusa can start their visit immediately. The very first thing to see, in fact, is the Porto Vecchio where the ships and fast vehicles coming from Porto Empedocle dock. It is a bit like the visiting card of the island, with the unmistakable faces of fishermen intent on mending their nets, bars and restaurants where you can stop for an aperitif, or to taste one of the many seafood specialties of the local gastronomy. Without forgetting that, not far from the Porto Vecchio, there is the Guitgia Beach, the most popular on the island due to its easy accessibility.
And, again on the port, it is possible to book the classic tour of the island by sea to discover the rocky coves and other coves of Lampedusa. Not all beaches, in fact, are accessible from the ground and, when they are, it is still necessary to keep in mind the difficulties that the route may present.
As, for example, in the case of the Isola dei Conigli, an essential stop on a holiday in Lampedusa. According to many it is the most beautiful beach in the world, certainly among the most beautiful ever, and therefore, given the expectations, it should not discourage the dirt road necessary to reach it.
For the rest, diving, snorkeling, trekking, fishing tourism are all activities that can be done on the island. To this range of opportunities we can add that touch of worldliness that does not hurt. Along via Roma, the heart of the Lampedusan nightlife there are several places with piano bars where you can sit, have a drink and listen to good music.