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The main sight on Levanzo is the Grotta del Genovese (tel. 339/7418800 or tel. 0923/924032; www.grottadelgenovese.it; 10am-1pm and 3-6pm; cave admission only 5€; cave plus round-trip transportation by boat or off-road vehicle 13€; booking essential), famous for its Paleolithic (c. 10,000 B.C.) graffiti and Neolithic (c. 6,000 B.C.) wall paintings. Together, these make up the most important prehistoric figurative art in Italy. The site is a low-arched cavern in the karstic limestone about 30m above sea level. The cave had been used as an agricultural shelter until 1949, when a Florentine painter named Francesca Minellono discovered the 33 engravings and 100 painted figures. Tours are conducted by the fanny-packed custodian, Sig. Natale Castiglione.

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