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ACTIVO - HIKING TOUR 2024 - The Aeolian Archipelago - 8 Days

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The Aeolian Archipelago
Island-hopping amidst the beauty of the Volcanoes

  • Stromboli by night, the spectacle of an eruption
  • Crater hike on Vulcano Island
  • All boat transfers included

1 Arrival in Sicily and overnight in Milazzo


2 Lipari: Queen of the Aeolian Islands
• Early in the morning we take the boat to the Aeolian Islands to discover Lipari
• Our hiking path leads us past the volcanic rocks of Timpone Pataso and the
ancient pumice-stone quarries
• The trail continues to the ancient San Calogero thermal baths offering panoramic
views across the surroundings islands

Hiking time: 3.5 hours
Difference in altitude: 400m
Level: medium 


3 Stromboli at sunset

• Morning at leisure, in the afternoon we take a boat trip to the Island of Stromboli
• Brief stop on the small but beautiful Isle of Panarea for a warm-up stroll
• In Stromboli we hike to the edge of the Sciara del Fuoco (flowing lava) viewpoint
at 400 metres above sea level with view of the volcano’s crater in the distance
• Back on board, we stop in front of the Island of Stromboli to admire the eruptions
from the sea under cover of darkness
• Enjoy an evening meal of pasta with appetizers on the boat

Hiking time: 3.0 hours
Difference in altitude: 400m
Level: medium 


4 Vulcano Island

• Today we discover Vulcano, the southernmost Aeolian Island
• Climb to the top of the crater and experience the fumarole air streams together
with an amazing view of the surrounding archipelago
• Back at sea level chance to bathe in one of the famous hot sulphur springs or
spend some leisure time on the black sandy beach

Hiking time: 3.0 hours
Difference in altitude: 350m
Level: medium 


5 At leisure | Enjoy the unique flair of Lipari or take an optional jetfoil ride to the
  remote islands of Alicudi and Filicudi


6 Salina and wine tasting
• Boat ride to Salina, the island where the Italian film ’’The Postman“ was set
• Hiking tour along one of the prettiest and most fascinating trails of the Aeolian
  Islands, between land and sea
• We leave Madonna del Terzito to hike through the typical mediterranean macchia
  adorned with eucalyptus and acacia trees
• The day ends with a visit to a winery and a tasting of the local wines

Hiking time: 3.5 hours
Difference in altitude: 450m
Level: medium 


7 Mount Etna
• Back in Sicily we discover Europe’s highest active volcano and its numerous craters
• From the Belvedere viewpoint (1.472 m) hike through orchards, chestnut groves
  and the volcanic desert to Monte Zoccolaro
• Continue on to the Silvestri craters (1.900 m) with its impressive lava flows from
  the 1983 and 2001 eruptions
• On the way back we stop at a honey farm to sample this liquid gold

Hiking time: 3.0 hours
Difference in altitude: 350m
Level: easy to medium 

8 Departure

 Inclusions

  • 1 x night accommodation with buffet breakfast in Milazzo
  • 5 x nights accommodation with buffet breakfast on Lipari Island
  • 1 x night accommodation with buffet breakfast in Giardini Naxos
  • 1 x welcome drink
  • 2 x 3-course dinners with set menu
  • 4 x 3-course dinners with choice of starter and main course
  • 1 x boat transfer from Milazzo to Lipari
  • 1 x coach transfer to the hiking path on Lipari island
  • 1 x return boat ride Lipari-Stromboli
  • 1 x macaroni dish on board the boat
  • 1 x return boat ride Lipari-Vulcano
  • 1 x return boat ride Lipari-Salina
  • 1 x wine tasting accompanied by tasty local products
  • 1 x boat transfer from Lipari to Milazzo
  • 1 x visit to a honey farm with tasting

         • 5 x English speaking hiking tour guides

Choose your dates
8 Days
09-15-2024 - 09-29-2024 | 8 Days

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Details
  • per person in a double/twin room from
    804 €
  • per person in a double/twin room GROUND TRANSPORT INCLUDED
    909 €

Additional Services

  • Single room suppl.
    184 €

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