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Aeolian Islands and Lipari

Looking for a tour in Sicily's most sought-after destinations? Franco Group takes you to the islands

Tour Info

Duration About 11 hours
Departure Time Suggested at 9:00 am

Tour Description

The Aeolian Islands and Lipari tour begins at the hotel were you will be picked up and be met by the driver who will drive you. Off the northern Sicily, facing the Tyrrhenian coast of Messina an archipelago of seven Eolie islands. They are Alcudi,  Filicudi, Lipari, Panarea, Salina, Stromboli and Vulcano. The names come from God Aeolus (god of the winds) which according to Greek Mythology found shelter in the archipelago. The islands known for their rocky shores, sandy volcanic sulfur and crystal clear waters and are easily reached by ferry or hydrofoil. The name of the Lipari islands is however, according to the myth, the King Liparo, mythical and contemporary colonizing island of Aeolus. It’s the main island of the archipelago aeolian islands and the tour Aeolian Islands and Lipari tour includes his circumnavigation of unique rock formation, white sand beaches and pumice quarries.
Also the Aeolian Island Tour continus with a visit of the old town and Aeolian MuseumVolcano located at the southern end of the archipelago and owes its existence to the fusion of several volcanoes of which the largest Vulcano della Fossa. Although it is inactive it has never ceased to give proof of its vitality and still gives rise to different phenomena, fumaroles, steam jets and the presence of sulphurous mud appreciated therapeutic properties. Through Aeolian Islands Tour wou will be able to swim on the black sand beaches and have a mud bath. Panarea is the smallest of the Aeolian archipelago. With Aeolian Islands Tour we visit the San. Pietro, the main local town. The Aeolian Islands Tour continues with the island of Stromboli, the active volcano of the archipelago, with a stop in Ginostra country Magmatrek Stromboli, a small village organized in an amphitheater on the south-west of the island. The Sciara del Fuoco to watch the spectacular eruptions. We advise that it is better to choose only a couple of islands because you will be able to see more of each in detail and enjoy the beautiful beaches that surround them. At the end of the Aeolian Islands Tour we then proceed back to shore and return our drive back to the hotel.