The extraordinary submerged seabed is very rich in any marine species populating the Mediterranean. However, the Protected Area does not only mean sea. All around it, in a Mediterranean maquis dominated by the presence of the fan palm, life flourishes. Then Siracusa, motherland and cradle of the Magna Graecia culture, present everywhere: in architecture, theater, gastronomy, people. Nature, culture, myths and tales find here their natural source and setting.