The dramatic sights and landscapes of the Aeolian Islands are a given of any charter in the Mediterranean on a classic yacht. This magical archipelago boasts clear waters and spellbinding views for unforgettable experiences. This volcanic archipelago covered in lush nature is composed by the islands of Salina, Vulcano, Lipari, Filicudi, Alicudi and Panarea, each boasting a unique charm. With their historical and nature destinations, the Aeolian Islands offer different types of activities to meet the needs of all types of yachties: from the trekking trails on Vulcano, to the picturesque hamlets of Filicudi and Salina, and lovely evenings at anchor in secluded coves. A charter of the Aeolian Islands in the wonderful waters of Sicily is an adventure in some of the most spellbinding destinations of the world. You will want to hop on the next charter as soon as you are finished with this tour!
Set sail from Lipari to reach the southern side of the island, where you will be able to admire an awesome bay made of rocks that emerge from the water as they were monoliths. Then, get to Vulcano in order to spend the night at Baia Levante Marina, a renowned place for the sulphurous waters of its spas. The Therasia Resort, one of the most outstanding thermal baths in the area, gives you the opportunity to benefit from a massage session or a special treatment.
In the morning, sail east to Filicudi, the wildest island in the archipelago, and make port in a bay in which, among its numerous hills, there is still evidence of prehistoric civilizations that once used to live there in complete loneliness. At night, drop anchor in Pecorini a Mare, a little village of fishermen located in the southern part.
Sail west to Salina and lower the anchor in the astonishing bay of Pollara, which has become famous for being the setting of the Italian movie “Il Postino”, that deals with the relationship between a postman and the poet Pablo Neruda. In 1988, the movie won the Oscar as the best Foreign Language film. Spend the night in the harbor of Santa Marina Salina.
Sail to Panarea and have lunch in Cala Milazzese. In the evening, enjoy a happy hour in front of the village, the most fashionable area in the island, which has become extremely popular thanks to the nightclub Raya.
Stromboli by night
After breakfast, enjoy a sailing session and water activities all around the island and in particular in Lisca Bianca, an enchanting little island located between Panarea and Stromboli. Have lunch and then sail to Stromboli, and prepare to enjoy an amazing experience. The whole island is in fact nothing less than a volcano, still active, which keeps erupting regularly, night and day. Whether you arrange a trekking session to reach the erupting side of the island or you sail there by night with your classic yacht you will live an unforgettable experience.
Sail back to Panarea so as to reach Basiluzzo, an islet where you will find a natural pool of spring water, just in the middle of the sea. Spend the night again in Panarea, to get a taste of its lively nightlife.
It is time to discover the White Beaches in Lipari, where the caves of pumice have given birth to a spectacular white and smooth sand. In the evening, sail back to the Lipari harbor, where you can start a short walking tour to visit the old town and the Monastery.
In the morning, after a tasty breakfast, disembark and catch a ferry to go back to the mainland.