How do you get to Lipari island?
To reach the Aeolian Islands you can travel by hydrofoil or by ferry. The archipelago can be reached from the airports of Catania, Naples, Palermo and Reggio Calabria; by sea, by hydrofoil, from the ports of Naples, Messina, Milazzo, Palermo and Reggio Calabria and by ships from the ports of Naples and Milazzo.
Is Stromboli worth seeing?
Stromboli: Don’t blow your top! It’s a truly mesmerizing sight, especially when enjoyed from the outdoor deck of a night boat — it’s easy to find one in the little port of Ginostra. The volcano is actually 8,000 feet tall, while only about 3,000 feet are above sea level.
Do you need a car on Lipari?
Siremar runs year-round ferries from Milazzo to Lipari. The 2-hour, 15-minute journey is an option for those wishing to take a car to Lipari. Note that cars are only permitted on Lipari, Vulcano, Salina, and Filicudi. Travel time from Reggio Calabria is 1 hour, 40 minutes.
Is there a ferry from Palermo to Lipari?
The Palermo Lipari ferry route connects Sicily with Aeolian Islands. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Liberty Lines Fast Ferries. The crossing operates up to 7 times each week with sailing durations from around 3 hours 55 minutes.
Where is Salina in Italy?
Salina (Italian pronunciation: [saˈliːna]) is one of the Aeolian Islands north of Sicily, southern Italy. It is the second largest island in the archipelago. Salina is divided between three comuni: Santa Marina on the eastern coast, Malfa to the north, and Leni to the south-west.
Can you climb Stromboli?
It’s a steep climb so you need to be reasonably fit, but it wasn’t as difficult as we thought it would be. There are breaks every 30 minutes on the way up and at least 45 minutes rest at the crater. The Stromboli trek is not suitable for people with asthma, a heart condition, or vertigo.
How do you get to the Aeolian Islands?
The nearest airports are Palermo and Catania on Sicily. You’ll then need to take a ferry, hydrofoil, hydroplane or helicopter to the islands. There are 3 hydrofoil / ferry companies operating in the Aeolian Islands ( The hydrofoil takes 90 mins from Milazzo, the ferry takes 3-4 hours.