11 days in Aeolian Islands Itinerary

11 days in Aeolian Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Isola Vulcano
— 2 nights
2
Lipari
— 5 nights
3
Stromboli
— 1 night

2
nights
Isola Vulcano

Isola Vulcano ©
Visit Spiaggia Nera and Spiaggia dell'Asino for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Il Mestiere delle Cose and Centro Operativo INGV "Marcello Carapezza" - Vulcano.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Isola Vulcano road trip planning tool.

Cape Town, South Africa to Isola Vulcano is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Isola Vulcano due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Isola Vulcano when traveling from Cape Town in May, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Lipari.

Things to do in Isola Vulcano

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Scalata al Cratere ©
Scalata al Cratere
Il Mestiere delle Cose ©
Il Mestiere delle Cose
Valle dei Mostri ©
Valle dei Mostri

5
nights
Lipari

Lipari ©
Lipari is the largest of the Aeolian Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the northern coast of Sicily, southern Italy; it is also the name of the island's main town and comune, which is administratively part of the Metropolitan City of Messina. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Spiaggia Valle i Mura and Coral Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Erboristeria Panacea and Tenuta di Castellaro. Get out of town with these interesting Lipari side-trips: Malfa (Spiaggia dello Scario & Azienda Agricola Virgona) and Punto Panoramico Semaforo (in Pollara). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano, make a trip to EX Cave Pomice, enjoy the sand and surf at Mister Baffo Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lipari holiday planner.

Ride a ferry from Isola Vulcano to Lipari in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Stromboli.

Things to do in Lipari

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Malfa, Cala Junco
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Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano ©
Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano
Tenuta di Castellaro ©
Tenuta di Castellaro
Azienda Agricola Virgona ©
Azienda Agricola Virgona

1
night
Stromboli

Stromboli ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): get outside with Strombolicchio, thenlearn more about the world around you at Centro Visitatori INGV, thenkick back and relax at Ficogrande, and finally get impressive views of Stromboli.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Stromboli trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Lipari to Stromboli in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Stromboli can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stromboli

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Stromboli ©
Stromboli
Ficogrande ©
Ficogrande
Centro Visitatori INGV ©
Centro Visitatori INGV