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  2. Sicily
  3. Taormina
  4. Vulcano

From Taormina: Lipari and Vulcano Mini Cruise Aeolian Tour

Product ID: 166571
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Cruise by private ship on this mini-cruise to Lipari and Vulcano, two islands belonging to the Aeolian Archipelago UNESCO site since 2000. Enjoy free time by visiting the old town center of Lipari and swimming in the warm sulphureous seawater of Vulcano.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover two Aeolian Islands, Lipari and Vulcano, in one day
  • Visit the old town center of Lipari
  • Cruise on the stunning turquoise ocean
  • Relax in the warm sulphurous water of Vulcano
Full description
The Aeolian Islands are a fascinating volcanic archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea north of Sicily. They are named after Aeolus, the demigod of the winds. 

Lipari is the biggest, most populated Aeolian Island and has historically been the most significant. Lipari offers a grand archaeological museum housed in the buildings around the Duomo. Also impressive are the white shiny pumice quarries, which, overlooking the sea, give the water an amazing turquoise hue.

Vulcano, which gives its name to all volcanoes, is particularly famous for its sulfurous mud baths and its smoking main crater. A man named Stevenson lived on Vulcano until the last major eruption in 1888. He never returned although his villa is still visible and intact.

The tour departs from Taormina by bus to Milazzo harbour on the North coast of Sicily then continues by private boat to Lipari. In Lipari there is plenty of time to visit the old town center, to see the interesting archaeological park or simply shop for souvenirs. Guests then transfer by boat to the island of Vulcano for a second stop. Here there is the possibility to swim in the warm sulphureous seawater, have a mud bath, or enjoy the beach and have a delicious lunch (optional).

On the way back, the tour follows the coastline to see the Faraglioni Rocks, the Horse Cave and the Mermaid's Rock.
Includes
  • Transportation by bus and by boat
  • Tour leader
  • VAT and taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Ecotax (Entrance to the Aeolian Islands)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Terminal Interbus Taormina, Piazza Luigi Pirandello, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Suggested clothing: hat, bathing suit, towel and sunscreen lotion
• Mud baths are not recommended for pregnant women and children
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.2 / 5
based on 48 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.3/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
4.0/5
Safety
4.3/5

Organized by

SAT Group

Product ID: 166571