Ustica Island

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In the artistical field there are a Bourbonic fortress of the XVIII century and the Torre di S. Maria (Tower of St. Mary) built to defend the homonymous bay, and now accommodating an Archaeological Museum displaying relics recovered from the prehistoric village at I Faraglioni and Hellenistic-Roman tombs at Capo Falconiera. In 1987 was established a Sea Reserve to preserve sea that surrounds the isle which is rich in flora (where stands out the Posidonia oceanica defined like "lungs of Mediterranean" for its important characteristic to turn oxygen into water) and sea fauna.