In the lands of Ulysses

Weekly stay in Lipari + excursions

Guaranteed departures from Catania

“In the lands of Ulysses” is our proposal of guaranteed departures dedicated to all those who like to easily discover the beautiful islands of the Aeolian archipelago, the lands that hosted the legendary Ulysses, who here arrived, escaped the fury of Polyphemus.

Staying in Lipari, you will enjoy days of pure relaxation at the sea, between the beaches of Canneto, Acquacalda and the white beach of the old pumice and obsidian quarries.

From Lipari, on daily excursions by boat, you will visit “in freedom” the islands of Vulcano, Salina, Panarea, Stromboli, Alicudi and Filicudi, called the ‘Seven sisters‘.
All strictly different and therefore unique…

8 days Itinerary: Lipari/Vulcano/Salina/Panarea/Stromboli/Alicudi/Filicudi


Programma:

Arrival to Catania airport and collective* transfer to Milazzo port. Hydrofoil to Lipari. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at hotel.

Breakfast at hotel. Excursion by touristic boat (not at exclusive use) to Lipari and Salina (departure from Marina Corta/650m from hotel / duration: 09,30-17,00). After leaving the Castle of Lipari, the Monte Rosa and Canneto make your first stop at the mine pumice for a bath. Broken wander Acquacalda and we drive to Salina. After having skirted the eastern side we will stop for a second bath in the beautiful bay of Pollara, made famous by the movie Massimo Troisi in ‘Il Postino’ and then set off for Rinella, where we prepared a tasting Malvasia. We will then call at Lingua, a small fishing village, where in addition to delightful restaurants and swimming coves where you can visit the salt lake which gave name to this island. There will also be able to see St. M. Salina is located a few kilometers away. On the way back visit the most beautiful caves of Lipari and we will do the last bath in the beach of Vinci, in front of Le Corbusier. Time at leisure for lunch. In the afternoon, come back to Lipari. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Breakfast at hotel. Time at leisure for visiting Lipari. Walking through the streets and alleys of the center you can go shopping and relax in the bars of the main street, as well as visit the Luigi Bernabo Brea Archaeological Museum, renowned for being one of the best museums in Europe, as well as the Civita, the Castle Gardens, the Cathedral (originally built by the Norman conquerors of Sicily in the 12th century) and the archaeological ruins. Time at leisure for lunch. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Breakfast at hotel. Excursion by touristic boat (not at exclusive use) to Vulcano (departure from Marina Corta/650m from hotel / duration: 09,30-17,00). Our tour around the island will start along the Vulcanello them where the lava has created fantastic figures: the striking Valley of Monsters. Leaving the right Faraglioni, the Cave of Angels, you can admire the bay of the Black Sand renowned for its long beach of volcanic sand, and the active volcano on the island: the imposing Great Crater of Fossa. So to continue until the Grotta del Cavallo, which is located near the pool of Venus a circular pool of water. We will continue to coast along until the Mulberry, a small village where we will stop for a nearly uninhabited bagno.Termineremo then to the port of Levante where you are greeted acrid smell of sulfur, a tour of the village, a swim in the pool of sludge, water hot, or (for most sports) the ascent to the crater, are not to be missed! Time at leisure for lunch. In the afternoon, come back to Lipari. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Breakfast at hotel. Facultative* excursion by touristic boat (not at exclusive use) to Filicudi and Alicudi.
We will start the crossing for Filicudi, passing between the right and left Faraglioni and Salina. Arrived near the coast, to reach near the Grotta del Bue Marino, where we will make an unforgettable swim. Broken then we will see the stacks: Montenassari, Giafante and especially a very peculiar Canna nek volcanic 85m high. Arrived at the port, we will stop to visit the prehistoric village of Capo Graziano and the village. In the afternoon again, after going to see the old grinding wheel at the time of Alicudi the least populated island of the archipelago, which has remained untouched by mass tourism. Stroll along the bridle path that runs through you back in time, and a nice refreshing bath here is a must. Time at leisure for lunch. In the afternoon, come back to Lipari. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
*Supplement excursion € 55 p.p. (to be booked before arrival).

Breakfast at hotel. Morning at leisure. Lunch at hotel. In the afternoon, excursion by touristic boat (not at exclusive use) to Panarea and Stromboli (departure from M. Corta/ duration: 14,00-22,00).
En route to Stromboli, passing between the islands of Panarea. Before landing, we stop to admire Ginostra a small fishing village, without time, we’re going to see the Sciara del Fuoco, a steep slope crisscrossed by streams of lava, and Strombolicchio a gigantic rock. Once on the island, you can dine, stroll browsing in shops and beautiful gardens or swim in the beautiful cobalt blue waters. At sunset we will return below the Sciara, to assist the sea, the enchanting spectacle, which gives us this volcano exploding in a symphony of lapilli reddish. In the late evening, come back to Lipari. Overnight at hotel.

Breakfast at hotel. Day at disposal to relax and enjoy the sea at Canneto‘s beach (on request: transfer + beach service to be paid on site). Time at leisure for lunch. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Breakfast at hotel. Hydrofoil to Milazzo. Collective* transfer to Catania airport. End of our services.

Package price

Hotel 4* standard

PeriodPrice p.p on dblb3rd bed CHD 3/9Suppl. DUS
01/30 apr
01/31 ott
€ 899,00– € 50,00€ 230,00
01/31 mag € 955,00 – € 50,00 € 230,00
01/30 giu € 979,00 – € 50,00 € 230,00
01/31 lug€ 1.035,00 – € 50,00 € 270,00
01/08 ago€ 1.115,00 – € 50,00 € 290,00
08/25 ago€ 1.325,00 – € 50,00 € 290,00
25/31 ago € 1.155,00 – € 50,00 € 290,00
01/30 sett € 1.035,00 – € 50,00 € 270,00

Hotel 4* superior

Period Price p.p on dblb 3rd bed CHD 3/12 3rd adultSuppl. DUS
01/30 apr
01/31 ott
€ 1.010,00 -30% -10%€ 235,00
01/31 mag € 1.089,00 -30% -10% € 290,00
01/30 giu € 1.165,00 -30% -10% € 360,00
01/31 lug 01/30 sett
€ 1.245,00 -30% -10% € 430,00
01/31 ago € 1.515,00 -30% -10% € 560,00

RT collective transfer from Catania airport to Milazzo and v.v.; RT hydrofoil Milazzo/Lipari/Milazzo; shuttle service from Lipari port to hotel and v.v.; accommodation at 4* hotel on dblb; arrangement of 7 HB (6 dinner at hotel + 1 lunch at hotel or restaurant); 3 daily excursions by touristic boat (not at exclusive use) to Lipari/Salina, Vulcano, Panarea/Stromboli; local taxes; VAT.

Flights; tour escort; local guides; lunches; drinks; entrance fees; tips; extra.

Private transfer from Catania airport to Lipari € 99,00 p.p. min. 2 pax (price per difference with collective transfer already included in the package).

  • all the boat excursions are subject to weather and sea conditions. In case of cancellation due to bad weather conditions, it will be refunded;
  • the days of the excursions will be reconfirmed a few days before departure;
  • boats not for exclusive use;
  • timing of arrival/departure must be compatible with hydrofoil’s timetable. It’s required to arrive within 14.00 pm to Catania airport/ depart not before 15.00 pm from Catania airport.
  • Dinner can be arranged at hotel or local restaurants.

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