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The Conca is located in the Gulf of Mezzaluna. It shows a background of rocks and cliffs overlooking the sea and crystal clear waters.
An ideal destination for diving enthusiasts, thanks to the rocks overlooking the sea bordering a deep water natural pool.
Here there are numerous grottoes on the water, suitable for caving enthusiasts.
It can be reached from the harbor of Carloforte, along the provincial road 102, following the signs.
The parking area is an unguarded dirt road. There are no beach facilit Continua...
The largest number of tuna fished in a single fishing session (the traditional name is “mattanza”) was 2047. It took place in May 31, 1909, and is still referred to as "du Lallan", the nickname of Angelo Pomata who was the Rais of Isola Piana, who commanded and directed the record breaking Mattanza.
Although it may seem incredible, due to the potential danger, major accidents have never occurred during the numerous mattanze, mainly due to dexterity of the fishermen. The only known accident with fatal consequences occurred in 1914.& Continua...
There is something different about Carloforte, something that even first-time visitors feel when they embark on the ferry that will carry them to the island, that tells them they are entering a very special “world”. Those who already know something about the history and anthropological facts that characterize the town and the community will also feel this sense of anticipation, that they are going somewhere very special.
The first thing that immediately catches the attention of the traveler is the accent of the islanders. Ancient and particular, you will not hear it spoken anywhere Continua...