7 nights 8 days in the Aeolian islands from Lipari.
The Classic Tour of the Aeolian Islands is a fantastic itinerary based in Lipari through the seven islands of the archipelago! We will discover the worldly Panarea, with its beautiful bay of Cala Junco, Stromboli and its always active volcano, the green Salina, the wild Alicudi and Filicudi, the largest Lipari and finally Vulcano where according to Greek mythology they were the forges of "Hephaestus" the god of fire.
The best time to fully enjoy this tour is from June to September, but it is also possible to book it in low season as it can be customized according to guests' needs or if the weather conditions are not favorable; it is ideal for lovers of the sea, relaxation and breathtaking landscapes, a non-demanding tour but which can be integrated with many optional excursions to meet every need.
Immediate confirmation of the Tour with a minimum of 2 participants, departures from April to October every week on Friday or Saturday.
Participation fees per person, 7 nights in a double room:
(Departure date in the indicated period) discount available: book in advance.
Apr 1 - Apr 30: € 570
May 1 - May 31: € 600
Jun 1 - Jun 30: € 650
Jul 1 - Jul 22: € 700
Jul 23 - Aug 5: € 750
Aug 6 - Aug 24: € 930
Aug 25 - Aug 31: € 750
Sep 1 - Sept. 30: € 700
Oct 1 - Oct 28: € 570
The price includes:
Round-trip transfers from the port of Lipari to the hotel
Standard accommodation in a 3-star hotel - B&B.
Multilingual escort on site available available throughout the tour.
Medical baggage insurance.
Sea passes as scheduled with private or scheduled boats.
Local guide for the archaeological park of Lipari
Bus tour of the island of Lipari
The price does not include:
Transfers start / end tour
Intermediate transfers from / to the port to start / end excursions
Admissions where provided to monuments, museums, galleries and state and private archaeological sites.
Any local taxes
Anything not specifically mentioned under "The fee includes"
Upon request with supplement:
Half board with fixed menu, with meals eaten in hotels or in external restaurants.
Transfer Catania-Milazzo shared airport and / or connections by plane / ship / train to reach Sicily and the Aeolian islands.
Optional extra visits:
Visit Cave di Caolino and Castellaro winery with tasting.
Boat tour of Lipari island
Car / scooter rental
Minitour by boat with stop at the Faraglioni at sunset
Night boat tour with squid fishing
Scuba diving package (possibility to rent equipment).
Dinner on the beach with grilled fish or on a farm with meat menu
The name of the hotel, according to the chosen category, will be communicated 10 days before departure.
Type of accommodation:
B&B ***: Malvasia b & b or similar
Hotel *** Borgo Eolie Hotel or similar
Hotel **** on request with supplement
Wind and sea rule over the islands. And to the wind and the sea we leave the decision on the order in which the stages of this journey take place.
The program can therefore undergo variations due to weather conditions or impediments due to causes of force majeure.
Arrival in Lipari and hotel accommodation. In the evening, meeting with our guide and presentation of the tour itinerary. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast. Visit of the center walking through the narrow streets of the town of Lipari. Visit of the archaeological park with local guide and of the Cathedral, tour of the island by bus and panoramic stops in the most beautiful points of the island. Free lunch and afternoon available for optional excursions. Free dinner and an overnight stay in hotel.
Breakfast. Departure for Panarea in the late morning. Passage to the famous bays of Calajunco with the possibility of a bath break. Free lunch. free time available for visiting the island. In the afternoon after a swim stop in Lisca Bianca and Basiluzzo boarding for Stromboli and circumnavigation of Strombolicchio. Free dinner and free time at disposal for the visit of Stromboli. At dusk, departure for the "Sciara del Fuoco" to witness the volcanic eruptions. Return to the hotel and overnight.
Breakfast. Departure for Salina along the eastern side of Lipari. Possibility to stop for a swim at the Pumice Quarries. Arrival in Santa Marina Salina for the first stop and you will reach Pollara (set of the film "Il Postino" for a wonderful bath. Free time and free time in the hamlet of Lingua, possibility to see the salty lake. Return along the stacks of Pietra Menalda and Pietralonga and swim stop in Valle Muria, return to the hotel and overnight.
Breakfast. Departure for Alicudi, the wildest of the islands, also called the heather island. Visit of the small fishing village and free time. Free lunch. In the early afternoon continue to Filicudi, the island of ferns, skirting the Faraglioni the Canna, Montenassari and the Grotta del Bue Marino. Arrival in Filicudi and free time available. Return to the hotel and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion by motorboat to the island of Vulcano. Tour of the island of Vulcano, passing from Vulcanello, from the bay of the "Sabbie Nere", from the "Grotta del Cavallo" and from the "Piscina di Venere" to the small seaside resort "Gelso", where you make a short stop. The tour continues to below the "Gran Cratere" volcano and then to the eastern port. During the tour possibility of bathing, weather permitting. Free lunch. Afternoon dedicated to the individual exploration of the island with the possibility of bathing in the mud (an old bathing suit is recommended), in the sulphurous waters and the "Sabbie Nere" beaches or the ascent to the Gran Cratere where you can admire a fabulous view. Return in the afternoon . Free dinner and an overnight stay in hotel.
Breakfast. Free day for relaxation with the possibility of optional visits to the island of Lipari. Free dinner and an overnight stay in hotel.
Breakfast, greetings and end of our tour.