Aeolian trekking between volcanoes and peaks – Fixed dates
Trekking to the Aeolian Islands is truly one of a kind, active volcanoes, peaks overlooking the sea and uncontested nature that is reflected in the crystal clear sea. This itinerary, dedicated to curious and trained hikers, includes six excursions, with difficulties ranging from Tourist level to Tourist / Excursionist level with an average of 4/5 hours of walking per excursion. The proposed group trip will take you to the peaks of Lipari, Salina, without forgetting Stromboli and Vulcano, but there will also be time for the ancient mule tracks of Alicudi and the remains of an ancient prehistoric village in Filicudi.
Minimum 15 participants
Fixed date departure: April 17th, May 1st, June 12th
Arrival at Catania airport and transfer by private car with driver from the airport to the port of Milazzo and boarding by hydrofoil for Lipari. Transfer from the port of Lipari to the hotel and accommodation in the rooms. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast. Appointment with the guide at the hotel. Transfer by private bus for Excursion to Lipari. Itinerary: “The Volcanic Duomi”
Journey time: about 4 hours. Length km: 8 km Difficulty: T / E
The excursion starts from the center of Lipari, climbs up the side of Mount "Gallina" until arriving on the southwestern coast of the island. From here, wonderful views open onto the cliff, and a little further on to the "Faraglioni di Lipari". Continuing through the thick scrub, you reach the area known as "the Observatory" due to the presence of the INGV geophysical observatory. Free lunch. Return to the coast again and proceed in the direction of the town of Lipari. Walk through the most characteristic alleys of the center among the island's curiosities, myths and legends. Bact to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
breakfast. Excursion to Salina. Itinerary: "The Mountain of Ferns"
Journey time: 4/5 hours. Length km: 8 Difficulty: E
Departure by boat for the island of Salina. The route starts from the small town of Valdichiesa. An asphalted road leads to the sanctuary of the Madonna del Terzito. Behind the sanctuary begins an old mule track that leads to Monte Fossa delle Felci, which with its 962 meters is the highest peak of the archipelago. Along the path it will be possible to observe various botanical species typical of the Mediterranean scrub, chestnut woods and expanses of ferns. Free lunch. Return to Lipari in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay.
breakfast. Excursion to Vulcano. Itinerary: “Il Gran Cratere”
Journey time: 3.5 hours. Length km: 7.5 Difficulty: T / E
Departure by boat for the island of Vulcano. From the port, the asphalted road leads to the interior of the island from where the path that leads to the top of the crater "La Fossa" begins. You immediately realize you are in a unique place in the world, you walk on the volcanic dust, among the brooms and with your gaze free to wander among all the islands of the archipelago. At the top, the environment looks like a "lunar landscape", with dust and rubble. Along the circumference of the crater there are yellow gaseous sulphurous emissions, an evident sign of the presence of sulfur. Free lunch. In the afternoon, visit the natural muds (with the possibility of taking a bath), famous for the regenerating effect of the skin. Return to Lipari in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay.
breakfast. Alicudi and Filicudi excursion. Itinerary: “A walk in time”
Departure by boat for the island of Alicudi. Once ashore, it will be possible to take a walk among the ancient mule tracks to immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this magical island, where time seems to have stopped. Then continue to Filicudi. Short visit of the coast and stop on land to reach the promontory of Capo Graziano, on whose summit the remains of an ancient prehistoric village have been found. Free lunch. Return to Lipari in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay.
breakfast. Free morning. Lunch at the hotel. Meeting with the guide and departure by boat to Panarea and Stromboli. We reach the island of Panarea first, where there will be some free time to visit the small and characteristic town. In the early afternoon we leave for Stromboli. Once on the island, the guide will accompany the group along a path (of medium difficulty) which has the "Sciara del Fuoco" as its final destination. Immersed in the silence of nature, you will have the time to admire the volcano's activity up close. Return to the town and departure by boat to Lipari in the evening.
N.B: the excursion to Stromboli will vary according to current regulations
breakfast. Excursion to Lipari. Itinerary: "The Pumice Way"
Journey time: 5 hours. Length km: 8/9 Difficulty: T
Departure by bus from the hotel. Monte Pelato is the last of Lipari's active volcanoes, the scene of an early medieval eruption and entirely made up of pumice, whose north-eastern flank was "cut" by a rhyolithic obsidian flow. The route starts from "Porticello" site of the last pumice industry. From here in the direction of the town of Acquacalda, skirt the latter until you reach the vineyards and the Mediterranean scrub of Fossa Castagna, the ancient crater, now covered with heather (Erica arborea) and strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo). It will then be possible to reach the top of Monte Pelato and descend towards the town of Lami. From this small hamlet an old mule track leads up to Canneto. Free lunch. Free afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast. Check-out. Transfer to the port of Lipari and hydrofoil to Milazzo. Transfer from the port of Milazzo to Catania Fontana Rossa Airport.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|Departure||Partenza del 17 aprile||Partenza del 1° maggio||Partenza del 12 giugno|
|Double||Supplement single||Double||Supplement single||Double||Supplement single|
|17 April 2021||€ 940||€ 180||-||-||-||-|
|11 May 2021||-||-||€ 970||€ 180||-||-|
|12 June 2021||-||-||-||-||€ 990||€ 180|
(B / L / D-AI): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner; (AI) = All Inclusive
3 * Hotel
Please note: excursions might change due to weather conditions.
The tariff includes
GO in ITALY, in collaboration with the broker Tecnocredito Commerciale and UnipolSai Assicurazioni SpA, has prepared for all participants in their trips to Italy a complete insurance package included in the travel fee that protects all its customers with ASSISTANCE policy covering Health Care to the Person, the Reimbursement of Medical Expenses incurred during the Trip and Damage to Baggage.
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