7 days Aeolian islands charter route

  • Day 1 – Milazzo – Vulcano Island (18 NM)

    For those heading out on their Aeolian Islands luxury yacht charter, Milazzo is the port of departure. Milazzo is a medieval walled city in the province of Messina, Sicily. The Old Town of Milazzo includes numerous religious buildings and a scenic promenade along the seafront. It is filled with a rich culture and a very interesting history.

    The Vulcano Island is a small volcanic island located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, about 25 km north of Sicily. It contains several volcanic centers but the biggest attraction for tourists is some seaside adventurous climbing within the craters. Another activity that is very popular is the island’s mud baths, which are quite relaxing and soothing.

  • Day 2 – Filicudi – Alicudi (30 NM)

    Next stop, Filicudi. Filicudi is situated 30–50 km northeast of the island of Sicily. Its interesting shape of a snail, makes it one of the prettiest of the Aeolian Islands. It attracts visitors with its crystal clear waters and pitted by deep grottoes. The most fascinating feature of Filicudi is its wild and unspoiled nature: rocky terraces, large rocks and the numerous caves, perfecting for some summer sea exploring.

    After Filicudi, island Alicudi is next. It has the smallest population of the Aeolian Islands. On this island guests can explore the braying donkeys which are the island's main mode of transport. The island is a simple place with an absolutely unique atmosphere and fewer than 100 inhabitants. Visitors can enjoy some peace and quiet here while living in luxury.

  • Day 3 – Lipari (31 NM)

    Welcome to Lipari. It is the largest and most populated of the Aeolian Islands. The town of Lipari is a lively busy place with picturesque streets, a pretty, pastel-colored seafront and a historic castle-citadel. Lipari offers the widest selection of top of the line restaurants and shops. Visitors can leave the yacht and take a walk while enjoying the breathtaking seaside views.

  • Day 4 – Snorkeling or diving in Punta Castagna (4 NM)

    After some shopping, the luxury Aeolian islands charter will continue to the north to the Island of Lapari is Punta Castagna, a perfect snorkelling and diving area. If you are not into snorkelling, you can spend the entire day cruising the archipelago and stop at different bays. You can also visit the long and narrow beaches of Spiaggia di Acquacalda, Spiaggia di Valle Muria or Spiaggia di Vinci all perfect for some refreshing summer swimming.

  • Day 5 – Stromboli (22 NM)

    Another volcanic island on this Aeolian island luxury charter is Stromboli. It is located off the north coast of Sicily and contains one of three active volcanoes in Italy with this being said Stromboli is one of the most active volcanoes on Earth! Since its eruptions are visible at night, it is known as the "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean". Each small explosion bursts magma into the sky and sends rivulets of lava into the sea. Stromboli is among the world's most visited volcanoes.

  • Day 6 –Salina – Panarea (25 NM)

    Salina is next. It is the second largest island in the archipelago. From a distance Salina looks entirely green and it features two twin inactive volcanoes. More than 400 different types of plants grow here. Gastronomically, Salina is best known for three products: fish, capers and a sweet dessert wine called Malvasia delle Lipari. Visitors will be able to try only the finest of cuisines with so many homemade produce. The water is extremely clean and home to a wide variety of sea animals, plants, caves and submerged volcanic craters.

    From one of the largest islands, the cruises continues down to one of the smallest. Panarea is the second smallest of the eight Aeolian Islands. It is a very fashionable island and that is what it is known for. There are thermal springs on the island located near villages. Scuba diving is a popular excursion, and you can even swim to a shipwreck. Panarea and the entire Aeolian chain were declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2000.

  • Day 7 – Return to Milazzo (27 NM)

    On the way back to Milazzo, there is plenty of time for one last snorkel or dive off the coast of Salina, Lipari o Vulcano. We hope that your Aeoian Island summer cruise will forever be a memory for you and your fellow travellers.