The naturalistic variety of the Aeolian Islands – Trekking on the islands

The archipelago of the Aeolian islands in Sicily consists of 7 wonderful islands: Lipari, Panarea, Vulcano, Stromboli, Salina, Alicudi and Filicudi. The Aeolian Islands are fascinating islands. A natural environment rich in flora and fauna with wonderful beaches, coves, caves, inlets, stacks and with a great variety and richness of seabed. It is possible to explore the beauty of these islands while also enjoying breathtaking views and glimpses, walking among the greenery through pre-established routes among which absolutely not to be missed are:

In the Salina island, starting from the sanctuary of the Madonna del Terzito along an ancient mule track, it is possible to reach the fantastic top of Monte Fossa delle Felci. The latter with its 962 meters is the highest peak of the Aeolian islands. The travel time is about 4/5 hours with a length of 8km.

  • “Gran Cratere” itinerary:

On the island of Vulcano from the port, first along a stretch of paved road and a dirt path, then it is possible to reach the top of the crater “La Fossa”. Here there is the unique possibility of walking on volcanic dust, among brooms and with the free gaze to wander among all the islands of the archipelago. The travel time is approximately 3.5 hours with a length of approximately 7.5 km.

On the island of Stromboli, well known for the presence of the homonymous volcano, it is possible to reach the summit craters through a path capable of giving a truly fascinating experience. Moreover along the way it is possible to admire a magnificent natural spectacle . The travel time is about 5/6 hours with a path length of 11 km.

  • “The way of Pornice” itinerary:

On the island of Lipari from Porticello it is possible to reach Monte Pelato, one of the last active volcanoes on the island. Here the path that reaches the mountain is rich in vegetation typical of the Mediterranean scrub together with fantastic vineyards. A real show. However the travel time is about 5 hours with a length of about 8 km. To discover these fantastic routes where you can get in direct contact with the local flora and fauna click HERE . 

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