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From Milazzo: Lipari and Vulcano Day Trip

Activity provider: Tarnav

From Milazzo: Lipari and Vulcano Day Trip

Activity provider: Tarnav

From US$ 56.20 per person

Experience the nature and culture of the Liparian Islands. Visit Lipari and Vulcano and see the incredible rock formations on the coasts. Admire the black sand beaches on Vulcano and get a glimpse of Gelso.

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Duration 1 day
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the wonderful islands of Lipari and Vulcano
  • Visit the Old Town of Lipari
  • Wander through many tiny shops
  • Enjoy a boat tour along the foothills of Capo Milazzo
  • Take a bath in the thermal sulfur springs
  • See the incredible rock formations at Faraglioni
Full description

See the stunning Aeolian Archipelago on a day trip to the islands of Vulcano and Lipari from Milazzo. Take a boat to Lipari and go on a walk in the Old Town. Then, sail to the UNESCO-listed chain of volcanic islands. Enjoy a mud bath in Vulcano, swim in the Tyrrhenian Sea, or relax on the beach. 

Discover the 2 beautiful Liparian Islands north of the coast of Sicily. Begin your tour in the morning at the Port of Milazzo and set out along the foothills of Capo Milazzo to Lipari. Explore the land with its wonderful old town and archaeological park. Walk down the little streets and wander into tiny shops. Admire the impressive needle- and cone-shaped rock formations of Faraglioni, Pope John Cliff, the Angels' Grotto, and the Mummy Cliff. Then return to your ship and continue on to the island of Vulcano. Relax here in the sulfuric mud spa or on the dreamlike black sand beach, or enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. On your way back to Milazzo, enjoy one last view of the picturesque town of Gelso with its antique lighthouse.

Includes
  • Transfers
  • Boat tour
  • Island docking fees
  • Entry to the museum on Lipari
  • Entry to the spa on Vulcano
  • Lunch

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Overall rating

4 /5

based on 276 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.1/5
  • Value for money
    3.8/5
  • Safety
    4.1/5

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Be sure to hike up to the church, plaza and viewpoints at the top of the hill when you get to the town on Lipari island. One takes the right road off the plaza after one gets off the boat rather than the left one which takes one to a fairly uninteresting tourist street. It is quite an adventure up on top of the hill. There are also a few archaeological museums up there. However, we were happy just walking around and exploring and looking at the views over the cliffs. On the island of Volcano we just crossed the island which is about 150 m across, went to the beach on the right side of the road and rented two reclining chairs with an umbrella. They had change rooms which were nice. The water was absolutely delightful. It is definitely worth the five euros per person to rent the reclining chairs and umbrella. So the fun and excitement of exploring a very old town is complemented by a relaxing time swimming at the beach.

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October 10, 2022

Nothing was explained in english, so we did not get any information onboard the ship (unlike the Italians who seemed to have gotten plenty). Otherwise a fine boat trip with easy to find pick up and hop off points, as well as well-chosen time slots for each island. The boat was quite full, so try to be there early. We were punctual and almost didn’t get a seat! Part of the sulfur beach (and the bubble bath in front of it) are currently closed, which was not advertised in the activity description.

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August 31, 2022

The tour brings you up close to some attractions of Vulcano and Lipari before stopping in Lipari. They then spend about two hours on each of the islands. In Lipari there is not much time and the beaches are not close to the port where you disembark because the only option is to wander around and visit the old part of the island. In Vulcano you disembark near two beaches, so you have time to swim and have a drink at any of the two beaches near the port.

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August 21, 2022

Product ID: 65077