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THE AEOLIAN ISLANDS - Departures from
DAILY FROM MARCH TO OCTOBER
Departures from the port of Milazzo: 08:20
/09:00/ 10:30 / 12:00
Arriving in Vulcano after about an hour.
Just after leaving the port of Milazzo, you
will have the opportunity to admire from the
boat, the promontory of Milazzo castle built
above the old town of Milazzo, probably of
Arabic origin. The castles has been
developed and improved during the time
Norman and Swabian currently declared as a
national monument. In 1608, the Cathedral of
Milazzo was built inside the castle (now Old
Cathedral) and the palace of the jurors.
After several years, the castle is back open
to the public.
STOPOVER ON THE ISLAND OF VULCANO:
Since the tour offers the opportunity to
stay 10 hours on the island of Vulcano, it
is possible to focus on the following
Climbing the crater of the VOLCANO following
the path; you will have a wonderful view of
the islands that make up the Aeolian
archipelago from the top of Vulcano.
Bathing in the natural SULPHUOS MUD and
enjoy the peculiarities of volcanic
properties (to the right of the harbor),
next to a rock of incredible colors from
which emerge the
FUMAROLES, the emblem of the island's
Visit the beautiful bay of SABBIE NERE
beach, located on the west side, named for
the color of
the sand of volcanic origin. The FUMAROLES
BEACH, next to the mud, allows swimmers to
in waters heated by bubbles of sulphurous
steam that can reach high temperatures.
The solitary and crowded beach of GELSO is
located on the opposite side of the Island
accessible by sea, by bus leaving from the
harbor, or along the main road from the port
Vulcano, past Vulcano Piano and then GELSO
or CAPE GRILLO. Alternatively, you can reach
by renting a scooter at reasonable prices.
BOAT TRIP OF VULCANO ISLAND :
Leaving the harbor, we encounter Vulcanello,
whose origin has been documented around 183
BC, joined together with the island of
Vulcano by an isthmus of sand.
Surpassing the CRATER collapsed into the sea,
you will see the Valley of Monsters,
rocks which have assumed monstrous forms due
to the action of atmospheric agents. We will
the FARAGLIONI of Lipari, PIETRA LUNGA and
PIETRA MENALDA, the profile of Pope John
and the Grotto of the Angels.
Ahead, on your left, you can see the Bay of
SABBIE NERE. LITTLE COVE, BIG COVE, after
which, we arrive at the POOL OF VENUS. There,
we can admire the majesty of the Horse Cave,
surrounded by walls of basalt and its cobalt
blue depths. Here it is a wonderful
diving from the boat.
We then move towards the wall overlooking
the long beach, past the Abate Cave in the
of GELSO, where we will stop at the Donkey
BEACH for another refreshing swim. After we
leave you will find little coves of the
Eastern Coast and of the Roya Valley, where
photograph the Little Mermaid statue.
13 :30 Optional lunch in a local restaurant
on the island of Vulcano.
19:30 Boarding for return to MILAZZO.
ARRIVAL AT MILAZZO
Back to Milazzo expected after about an hour
Services on request:
- Secure parking in the port of Milazzo
- Tour of the island
- Rental Scooter - Quad - Motorcycles -
- Lunch - Dinner
- Accommodation in hotels, B & B, Residence
to covenants price Milazzo and the Aeolian
- Taxi service - Location Hosting> Milazzo
port (mini cruise embarkation Aeolian
A) The times shown are subject to variations.
B) Visits the sea, and other
circumnavigations are subject to weather and
C) The route of the boat trips are subject
to change at the discretion of the captain.