A holiday in Lipari to live a dream in the Aeolian Islands by visiting unique destinations in the world.
It is not easy to choose a destination that satisfies everyone. Regardless of age, you will surely fall in love with one of our destinations to spend your holidays with family or friends. During your holiday in Lipari you will visit the most beautiful islands of the Aeolian archipelago.
Imagine a sea among the most beautiful in Italy together with the charm, traditions, mythology and history of the Aeolian Islands. Imagine an uncontaminated sea with enchanting landscapes. And if that’s not enough, try to think of Aeolian food made of genuine ingredients and rich in flavors. Imagine many other things still to be discovered during your unforgettable holidays in the Aeolian Islands. So what are you waiting for to book?
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With us you will make a beautiful journey, visiting unique destinations in the world
7 days and 6 nights
Sea and nature
9:00 am departure from Milazzo by hydrofoil/ship to the island of Lipari
11:00 am accommodation in a 3-star hotel in the center of Lipari. Free day to visit the island and to relax on the beach. Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Free morning.
12.00 Departure from the port of Marina Corta for the island of Panarea.
Along the route, before leaving Lipari, we will skirt the Monterosa, the Canneto bay, the White Beaches and the Pumice Quarries. In front of the quarries in a turquoise and transparent sea we will make our first stop to dive from the boat into this incredible sea. Subsequently, we will continue to Panarea where we will visit the bay of Calajunco which is located just below a prehistoric village. Then we will go to Cala Zimmari for a second swim in front of the only white sand beach of the Aeolian Islands. Back on the boat, we will continue towards the islets in front of Panarea to visit the mini archipelago formed by Lisca Bianca, Lisca Nera, Basiluzzo and Spinazzola. Later we will continue to the Port of San Pietro. We will make a fifth stop on the island.
On foot, in about 45 minutes or with the typical panaroti electric taxis, it will be possible to reach the small prehistoric village of Capo Milazzese which dates back to 1400 BC. The village dominates the Bay of Cala Junco and with a small road it is possible to reach the enchanting place for an unforgettable swim in the crystalline sea of Panarea.
For those who do not want to walk so long, about 10 minutes away is the church of San Pietro, from which you can admire a breathtaking view.
In the afternoon we will leave for Stromboli. Along the way we will stop in front of Ginostra. We will then continue towards the Sciara del fuoco and Strombolicchio. Once in Stromboli we will make another stop on the island where you can have dinner, stroll and take a fantastic swim in the cobalt blue sea of Stromboli.
Finally, at sunset, we will return under the Sciara del Fuoco to witness the evocative spectacle of the volcano explosions from the summit craters from the sea.
Around 10.30 pm return to Lipari Marina Corta.
Breakfast. Free morning to visit the island and relax on the beach.
In the afternoon, departure from the port of Marina Corta for the bus tour of the island of Lipari.
The tour includes the first stop at Belvedere di Quattrocchi from where you can enjoy the best panoramic view of the island of Vulcano and the Faraglioni of Lipari. Subsequently, the tour will continue along the northwestern part of Lipari until arriving at the Contrada di Pianoconte and Quattropani. Further stop at the Punto Legno Nero viewpoint to admire an incredible panoramic glimpse of 5 Aeolian Islands: Salina, Panarea, Stromboli, Filicudi and Alicudi. After the stop, the tour will continue passing through Acquacalda where a final stop will be made at the Pumice Quarries. Finally, we will pass by the famous long beach of Canneto. The bus tour will end near the Cathedral of San Bartolomeo in Lipari Marina Lunga.
9.30 am departure from the port of Lipari Marina Corta aboard a private boat for the tour of Lipari and Salina.
The excursion will start along the Monterosa, the Canneto bay, the White Beaches and the Pumice Quarries. In front of the quarries in a turquoise and transparent sea we will make our first stop to dive from the boat into this incredible sea. Afterwards, we will leave for our tour. On the left you will notice the small village of Acquacalda, while in front we will have the majestic island of Salina. Then starting to skirt Salina starting from Capo Faro where we will see the small tower and the perpendicular walls with various homogeneous stratifications to testify the geological stages. Further on, we will see the small village of Malfa and, just before reaching Pollara, also the Perciato, a natural arch over the sea.
Once in the town of Pollara, we will stop for a swim in the beautiful bay. The film “Il Postino” with Massimo Troisi was shot in this wonderful bay. The landscape consists of a caldera of an exploded crater half submerged below sea level.
Subsequently, having resumed navigation, we will go to Rinella where we will make another stop to sunbathe on the black beach or for the usual wonderful bath in the sea. Once again, we will skirt the small lake located in Lingua di Salina and then head towards Santa Marina di Salina, one of the most renowned centers on the island. Once off the boat, you can spend some time shopping or a simple walk in the center where there are numerous bars and restaurants. After our break in Santa Marina, we will then return to Lipari. Along the way we will visit the most beautiful caves of Lipari and we will take one last swim in the beach of Vinci, in front of the Faraglioni and the Island of Vulcano with the majestic and imposing Gran Crater right in front.
Return to Lipari Marina Corta at approximately 18:00.
9:30 am departure from Lipari Marina Corta for the Vulcano tour with a private boat for the tour by sea of the island of Vulcano. The tour of the island will begin by skirting Vulcanello, a place where the lava has created particularly "monstrous" figures. In fact, this locality is called the Valley of the Monsters. Subsequently, the tour will continue to reach the wonderful Faraglioni, the Grotta degli Angeli and the Grotta del Cavallo. During navigation, provided that the weather and sea conditions allow it and always at the sole discretion of the captain of the ship, there will be the opportunity to make fantastic dives from the boat. After swimming in the sea in front of the islands of Lipari and Vulcano and with the Gran Cratere as a backdrop for your dives, you will sail to reach the Piscina di Venere. This very special body of water is a natural pool with incredibly turquoise water. Once at the pool of Venus few will be able to resist without diving into the sea. The tour will continue along the Gelso locality, which is a small almost uninhabited village with a wonderful lighthouse overlooking the coast. Also in Gelso there will be a stop for another swim in the sea. The tour will end at the port of Lipari Marina Corta.
9.30 am departure from the port of Lipari Marina Corta with private boat for the tour of Filicudi and Alicudi.
Once we arrive near the Faraglioni of Filicudi, we will continue towards the Grotta del Bue Marino where we will stop for an unforgettable swim.
After diving into the sea, we will return to visit the stacks: Montenassari, Giafante and above all the Canna, a very particular 85m high volcanic nek.
We will then continue to the port of Filicudi where we will make a stop to visit the prehistoric village of Capo Graziano and the village.
In the early afternoon, we will leave for the island of Alicudi which is also the least populated of the entire Aeolian archipelago. Alicudi is the only island of the Aeolian Islands to have remained totally untouched by mass tourism. You can walk along the mule track that runs through it, going back in time. It is then impossible not to take advantage of the stop for a dip in a completely uncontaminated sea and remain immersed in nature.
Return to Lipari Marina Corta around 18.00.
Breakfast. Free the rooms.
Free day to visit the island and to relax on the beach.
18.00 departure from Lipari to Milazzo.
Arrival in Milazzo at around 7:30 pm.
The departure/return times from and to the port of Milazzo may be subject to variations due to possible delays and/or corrections by the shipping companies.