Some of our suggestions of what to do in Lipari and the Aeolian Islands

What to do in Lipari and the Aeolian Islands

Sea and beaches

What to do in Lipari and the Aeolian Islands

The beaches of Lipari are part of the treasures of the Aeolian Islands: a coast characterized by a breathtaking landscape and a crystalline and wonderful sea.

The coastline that borders this enchanting location captures the imagination of every tourist, offering a variety of scenarios capable of satisfying any taste.

Vulcano mud

What to do in Lipari and the Aeolian Islands

The thermal spring of Vulcano is useful for three large groups of pathologies:
• Joint affections
• Dermatological affections
• Airway affections

Diseases of the musculoskeletal system undoubtedly represent the group of pathologies in which mud therapy finds the most advantageous applications, including:
• Osteoarthritis
• Fibromyositis rheumatism
• Canalicular syndromes
• Sprains
• Joint dislocations
• Muscle strains
• Fractures
• Gout

Trekking

What to do in Lipari and the Aeolian Islands

Among the various attractions there is also the possibility of trekking in Lipari is guaranteed by the presence of numerous paths that cross different areas of the island allowing hikers to know and appreciate different aspects related to the nature and history of Lipari. Lipari is the "capital" of the Aeolian Islands; it is the largest island, the most populated and the one with the greatest variety of landscapes.

It passes in a very short time from the pure white of the pumice to the bright black of the obsidian, to then arrive at the thousand shades of the kaolin, all surrounded by very suggestive stretches of coast.

The recommended are:

• From the Caolino quarries to the Terme di San Calogero it is one of the most evocative of Lipari for its colors and its active fumaroles (low difficulty, time 3 hours).
• The Pumice and Obsidian mountain located on the north-east side of the island retraces the footsteps of the ancient pumice quarrymen between the hamlets of Acquacalda Canneto and Lami (low difficulty, time 3 hours and 30 minutes).
• From quattropani to Monte Sant'Angelo where you reach the highest peak of the island (medium-high difficulty, time 4 hours).
• The domes of lava: an excursion around the "Monte", a trek to discover the most beautiful colors of Lipari (medium-easy difficulty, time 3 hours).

Island tour

What to do in Lipari and the Aeolian Islands

The tour of the island of Lipari can be done both by land and by sea.

By land, thanks to the use of scooters, cars or buses it is possible to turn it for all its 25 km and admire breathtaking landscapes, naturalistic and geological places.

Instead, for sea lovers, we recommend visiting the beautiful coasts with the use of boats and rafts and being able to admire the seabed and inlets.

It is also possible to rent boats guided by expert sailors.

The pumice quarries of Lipari

What to do in Lipari and the Aeolian Islands

Among the many Italian landscape wonders, the pumice quarries of the splendid island of Lipari have a special place.

When we talk about pumice we refer to a pyroclastic magmatic rock. Its porosity makes it particularly light. It arises from explosive eruptions and with the creation of gas bubbles in the rock matrix it is characterized precisely by a high porosity.
It is the only stone that is characterized by the ability to float in water. Its color is usually clear, tending to gray, but depending on the composition of the rock it can also be white, green, black or cream. This particular stone is widely used in the cosmetic field and here it is referred to as pumice stone. Among its uses also that of industrial washing.

The pumice quarries are located in the northern part of Canneto where there is a spectacular white beach. It is quite crowded in August but it is not in spring and during the week... here where the sand is not sand and a huge and white dune is reflected in the sea.

Diving

What to do in Lipari and the Aeolian Islands

Beauty has always taught us that it is necessary to go beyond appearances and overcome what appears on the surface. For those who are a great admirer of this philosophy of life, an incurable in love with "depths", through words and images, we try to make you see a world that certainly remains fascinating and mysterious.

Anyone who thought that the Aeolian Islands are wonderful, fascinating and magical only for how they appear, is wrong! Among their bowels, in the restless depths of the sea currents, among the rocky cracks that support the earth and let themselves be enveloped by the wonderful sea waters, worlds are hidden that speak only of wonder.

We take you, through words and images, into the depths of the sea, into those majestic backdrops that welcome beauty and leave anyone bewitched. There are men who know how to go beyond all appearances, and those men are tireless lovers of discovery, divers!

It is possible to visit:
• Diving of the Shoal of the Village;
• Punta Castagna dive;
• Immersion of the Pietra del Bagno;
• Diving of the Secca delle Formiche;
• Immersion of Pietra Menalda panettone.

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The Aeolian Islands are an earthly paradise just waiting to be explored. Lipari offers great hiking opportunities with its beautiful nature trails.