Aeolian Islands archipelago:
It is made up of 7 islands and several islets and rocks. The most beautiful Mediterranean archipelago and one of the most beautiful in the world. The inhabited areas are almost all built on the east side of each island; This is because it is the most sheltered side by the strong and frequent winds of Maestrale. It is important to be aware of some emerging rocks that are found mainly in Lipari and Panarea. In any case, it is best to keep a certain distance from the shore of the Isles and Isolotti unless you are quite practical in the area. You can still give it to all the Aeolian Islands bays and the berths are also very simple, only some are made more difficult by the different and sudden variations in depths of the seabed, but just be informed first and everything will be simpler. Port facilities to the Aeolian Islands are not many and are found in Lipari, Vulcano, Salina and Filicudi; Lipari Pignataro and the Aeolian harbor of Salina are the most secure and sheltered facilities. The Aeolian Islands are always amazed and fascinated by making your sailing holidays enjoyable. Embark on: Calabria: Reggio Calabria, Tropea, Palmi / Gioia Tauro – Sicily: Messina, Milazzo, Portorosa, Capo d’Orlando, Sant’Agata di Militello, Palermo.
The first island that comes from Milazzo and already near the port, is amazed at the beauty of the place and the acrid smell of sulfur that impregnates the air. Famous for mud baths, hot water, trekking on the summit of the Fucine Fountain Volcano, now in hibernation but by the many Fumarole that invest all the island with a strong smell of sulfur. The Great Crater is about 290 meters high. From which you can enjoy a spectacular view of the whole archipelago. The island is home to the beautiful black beaches and tiny crystal clear sea bays enclosed on the promontories. The interior of the island is gorgeous and worth visiting 360 °.
It is the largest and populated with a well equipped town to find anything. Ben 12 volcanoes, now extinct, have shaped it in the millennia making it extraordinary. Very funny in the evening. Famous for Pompe Mountains occupying one quarter of the island’s surface.
The most appreciated by nature lovers and trekking lovers. It is born of two large volcanoes now extinguished, two twin mountains: Fossa delle Felci (962 mt.) And Monte dei Porri, covered with a very thick vegetation mantle. Inside the old crater there is a beautiful chestnut forest. Salina, a nature reserve! It is the second for extension, after Lipari, and is famous for the great Malvasia, seduced several directors who just selected the year as the location for filming such as the movie “Il Postino”.
The smallest of the seven. Ideal for a lively hike between hibiscus, capers and buganville, with a look at the beautiful wharfed islets. Basiluzzo, Lisca Bianca, Dattilo, Bottaro, Black Lisca, and Ants, together with Panarea can almost be regarded as an archipelago in itself. Also known as the haven of well-known world jet-set characters and its high archaeological value.
Marinas around Aeolian islands
The only winding island of the Mediterranean, wind sister and Vulcano fire, to which it shares with “active vulcanism” and the prerogative of being a micromondo, an ideal destination for those seeking contact with nature. The youngest of the Aeolian Islands is an island that has been active for over 2000 years. He looks out of the sea like a burning cone, and drives the sailors with his penniless switched on. On summer nights, it is easy to admire the Fire Sciara (descent of fire), a dark sand valley on which the erupting and glowing materials roll up to the sea. San Vincenzo, Piscità, Fico Grande and Scari are its neighborhoods where there are beautiful beaches. Ginostra is the tiny village far from everyday habits, isolated from the rest of the world, a small oasis.
Three inactive volcanoes shape this island by giving them the shape of a fish. The rugged, rugged surface, along with the rocks “La Canna” (a 85m high cliff that rises in the middle of the sea like a mystical obelisk) create around the island a magical aura that surrounds it and makes it home Of many legends. Famous is the Grotto of the Bue Marino.
The wildest; A village of four souls where there are no roads but only mules, donkeys and paths adorned by the heists that give a distinctive pink violet color. An authentic hermitage, ideal for strolling with breathtaking views. The sea paddle is the wind storm on the vegetation are the only audible sounds.