The landscape of Pantelleria presents some unique features: it is formed by the fusion of natural and anthropic, agricultural and traditional environments.
Both are originated and develop from the union between southern (African) and northern (European) elements, with the decisive dominance of the former. Not only Nature
, but also traditional agriculture culture
, rich in elements that make the island different from the neighbouring African and European areas.
The dominant element is the agricultural landscape, shaped by centuries of work by Pantelleria farmers, whose typical architectural elements are the dammuso
, the terraces
and the Pantelleria garden