Aeolian Islands (Sicily), Italy - 5 days

Just to the north of Sicily in the Tyrrhenian Sea lies a volcanic archipelago. Explore the astonishingly beautiful and extremely varied landscape of the Aeolian Islands.

Highlights and Inclusions

  • 4 nights in an exquisite 4-star hotel.
  • 4 breakfasts (B), 1 Lunch (L).
  • Lunch and wine tasting at an acclaimed Lipari winery with private transfers.
  • Visit to a farm in Salina for a tasting of local produce, paired with their wines.
  • Deluxe VIP transfers as indicated.
  • Note: ferry costs are not included.
  • Note: hotel city taxes, if applicable, are not included.

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Day: 1 Taormina – Lipari

Transfer from Taormina to Milazzo to board your ferry to Lipari, located in the beautiful Tyrrehenian Sea. Enjoy the rest of the day to explore the largest island in the volcanic archipelago of the Aeolian Islands. Areas of interest include Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, the Marina Corta, Via Giuseppe Garibaldi and Piazza Municipio hosting the highly-rated Ristorante da Filippino.

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Day: 2 Lipari


Enjoy a day at leisure to explore the charming streets of Lipari Town, the main hub of the island. Discover historic sites, picturesque alleys, and vibrant local shops. Perhaps visit the imposing Lipari Castle, a 16th-century fortress that offers panoramic views of the island and the surrounding sea or spend the day soaking up the sun at Canneto Beach. History enthusiasts can delve more into the rich history and archaeology by visiting the Archaeological Regional Museum. It houses a vast collection of ancient artefacts and displays that provide insights into the island's past.

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Day: 3 Lipari – Panarea – Stromboli – Lipari

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Transfer by private driver to Lipari’s iconic Tenuta di Castellaro Winery and discover indigenous grape varieties of Malvasia delle Lipari and Carricante, paired with a lunch featuring local food. Afterward, ferry to the island of Panarea renowned for its stylish lifestyle and then onto Stromboli to see the amazing ‘Strombolicchio’ – a volcanic plug formation that inspired Mordor from Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. A boat excursion stretching into the evening is a must to hopefully witness the spectacle of the “Sciara del Fuoco” or street of fire.

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Day: 4 Lipari – Salina – Lipari


Visit Salina with its luscious vegetation, hosting 400 different types of plants and where grapes, olives and capers are cultivated. The island is the filming location for Italy’s popular film ‘Il Postino’ or The Postman, but what sets the island apart is the wonderful clear water, beautiful beaches and quaint town skirted with palm trees and wide promenades. On arrival, your private driver will transfer you to a local farm to taste local products including capers, cheese and bruschetta paired with their excellent wines. The rest of the day is available to self-explore Salina before returning to Lipari by ferry.

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Day: 5 Lipari – Milazzo – Catania


Return by ferry to Milazzo and transfer to Catania for your onward journey.

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