The ancient Ericusa, is dominated by Monte Filo dell’Arpa, has an almost circular shape with a surface area of 5 square kilometers. The island is populated only on the southern slope. Currently the population has less than a hundred residents. The island of volcanic origin, offers a very fertile land, the main products of the island are capers, vineyards, olive groves and fishing. The beaches are mostly made up of pebbles and rocks, winter storms make them move back or forward depending on the currents.