They are part of an archipelago of seven islands of volcanic origin as well as rocks and islets emerging from the sea. According to Greek mythology Aeolus (King of the Winds) sheltering and living in Lipari could predict the weather by observing the shape of the clouds on the volcano (Stromboli) and gave his name to these islands. The peculiar aspects of the volcanic Aeolian Islands are the subject of study of volcanology world, given the continuing process of change in landscape and geological composition of the archipelago.
Lipari with its 37.6 square kilometers, is the largest of the islands of the Eolian. The island offers beautiful caves, beaches, coves and beautiful cliffs. On the island is an active volcano (according to experts), Mount Pilate. In Lipari there are many bars, restaurants, hotels and shops offering various specialties of the island.
White beach of Lipari
It is considered the most beautiful beach of the island and owes its name to the color of the seabed, due to pumice sediments deposited in the sea over the years. It is a black sandy beach that consists of a stretch of pumice deposits.
Lipari Canneto beach
It is a beautiful black beach of sand mixed with gravel, closed in a very charming and beautiful bay bathed by a turquoise sea and clear. The coastline is long and not very wide.
It is located in the area of the quarries of pumice and obsidian. Pumice characterizes the landscape of this beautiful beach, on which there are still remnants of the mining infrastructure.
The beach of warm water Lipari
It takes its name from the village, it is a very beautiful beach, unspoilt, characterized by a long coast, narrow and gravelly.
It ‘a beautiful dark gray-colored beach with sand, gravel and pebbles mixed with white pumice.
Valle Muria beach
It is a landscape of great beauty beach closed by two rocky headlands, hence the wonderful and impressive view of Volcano and the Faraglioni of Pietra Lunga and Pietra Menalda.
The Volcano Island covers approximately 21 square kilometers. The island owes its existence to the merger of some volcanoes; the largest is off and it is the fossa Volcano. The others are the Vulcanello and Mount Air which forms a vast plateau formed by lava, tuff and Holocene alluvial deposits, finally Monte Saraceno.
The volcano has never ceased to prove its vitality and even today you observe fumaroles, jets of steam is on the crest that submarines with the presence of sulphurous mud appreciated therapeutic properties.
Pool of Venus Vulcan
It is a natural amphitheater surrounded by basalt rocks and tuff in which the waters assume magical crystal turquoise hues. It is reachable only by sea, and it is located near the beautiful Grotta del Cavallo.
Beach Fumarole Volcano
It is a beach surrounded by mountains covered with trees, the beach is very famous because it washed by water heated by bubbles of sulphurous steam that can reach very high temperatures
Mulberry beach of Volcano
It is a beautiful sandy and pebbly black beach, overlooked by a very impressive lighthouse and from which you can admire Mount Etna. The sea that bathes is blue, clear and transparent.
Other beaches: Volcano beach “Punta dell’Asino” beach (ass’s tip beach)
Stromboli has an area of 12.6 square kilometers and has an imposing volcano, only in all Europe, in constant activity,
which makes much of the other wild island archipelago.
A spectacular view of Stromboli is given by the contrast between the houses of a dazzling white and the black earth where they are located. The island is inhabited since ancient times and after being abandoned for many centuries, Stromboli has returned to be inhabited only by 1850.
Lazzaro beach of Stromboli
Located on the southwest coast of the island, near the small village of Ginostra, you can reach by boat or through an old mule track that stretches on rocky ridge overlooking the sea, about 1.5 km from the ancient village .
Old Forge beach of Stromboli
It is a long sandy beach and pebbles blacks in a unique and spectacular, characterized by sandy beaches that slope down from the summit of the volcano to the sea.
They are located near the small village of Ginostra. Reachable only by boat through its small port, the Pertuso, is considered the smallest port in the world.
Other beaches of Stromboli: Piscità beach of Stromboli, Scari beach of Stromboli, Ficogrande beach of Stromboli
It is the smallest island of the Aeolian with 3.4 square kilometers. His training took place a long time ago due to a violent submarine volcanic eruption. Thanks to some coves of outstanding beauty, the island is one of the most exclusive and fashionable in her area, several celebrities will not compromise on pass exciting and relaxing holidays.
It is famous above all because in it you can observe different volcanic phenomena in the form of fumaroles.
Basiluzzo island of Panarea
It is located about 3.5 kilometers east of the island of Panarea. It is a big, jagged volcanic rock from steep walls, created by the same eruptive phenomenon that gave birth to all the surrounding archipelago.
Islets of Panarea
The stacks are considered a real archipelago in the archipelago: Dattilo, Lisca Bianca, Lisca Nera and Bottaro. All four are part of the same volcanic complex.
Cala Junco Panarea
It is considered the most beautiful cove and suggestive of Panarea. It is a natural pool formed by high basalt rocks, characterized by a transparent sea and gorgeous colors.