Highlights of the Aeolian Islands

Price:From *$1422

8 Days/7 Night

Tour Description

These unique islands have fascinating geophysical characteristics with active volcanos on two of the them and offer an abundance of history, picturesque views and great beaches with superb sea-swimming as well as mouth-watering cuisine and delicious sweet dessert wines. Spend your evenings on Lipari, the largest and busiest of the islands, and explore the rest of the inhabited “seven pearls”, Vulcano, Panarea, Stromboli, Salina, Alicudi and Filicudi, on daily excursions. It is possible to participate in some shorter sections of this tour. Please ask us for details.

DEPARTURE 2019
10, 11, 12, 31 May | 1, 2 Jun | 12, 13, 14 Jul | 23, 24, 25 Aug | 20, 21, 22 Sep
INCLUSIONS
7 nights accommodation as specified
Meals as per itinerary
Transport by boats, ferries and buses
English speaking multilingual tour guide
Return group transfers from Catania airport

HIGHLIGHTS
Excursions to the seven inhabited Aeolian Islands
Tasting the sweet Malvasia wine
Swimming in crystal clear waters
Viewing the magnificent volcano of Stromboli at twilight
Bathing in the sulphur mud baths of Vulcano

Pick up:Catania -Lipari | Drop-off: Catania -Lipari

1

Day 1:

Catania – Lipari Group transfer from Catania airport to the Aeolian Islands. Rest of the day is at leisure. Meet the guide before dinner. (D)

2

Day 2:

Lipari Morning walking tour through the streets of Lipari. Optional visit to the Greek Acropolis with the Archaeological Museum (extra cost). Afternoon tour of the Island by bus. (B,D)

3

Day 3:

Panarea & Stromboli Travel by boat to Panarea, sailing around the islets and along Calajunco Bay and visit the Island. Continue to Stromboli for a walk through the pretty streets. Optional trek to the crater of Stromboli's active volcano (extra cost). Later in the evening for those who have decided not to trek to the crater, go out to sea to admire the volcanic activity by twilight. Return to Lipari. (B,D)

4

Day 4:

Lipari Day at leisure. (B,D)

5

Day 5:

Filicudi & Alicudi Enjoy a full day excursion by boat to Filicudi and Alicudi islands including short stops on both islands. Return to Lipari late afternoon. (B,D)

6

Day 6:

Salina Depart by boat for the island of Salina and enjoy a bus tour of the island. Stop in a winery for a tasting of the sweet Malvasia wine. Return to Lipari late afternoon. (B,D)

7

Day 7:

Vulcano Boat excursion to Vulcano. In the afternoon, enjoy some time time at leisure on the island and choose between bathing in the sulphur mud baths, swimming at “le spiagge nere” the black sandy beach or simply shopping. Return Lipari at twilight. (B,D)

8

Day 8:

Lipari – Catania Group transfer to Catania Airport. (B)

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