Gulet Cruise among Aeolian Islands, Sicily
- Duration: 7 Days (approx.)
- Location: Milazzo
- Product code: PVTFWSCL
Gulet Cruise among Aeolian Islands, Sicily
Pamper yourself on a 8 days 7 nights cruise among the charming Aeolian Islands,
The Aeolian Islands (ìsuli Eoli in Sicilian), also called Lipari Islands, are an archipelago of Italy belonging to the Aeolian arch, in Sicily. The archipelago, of volcanic origin, is located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, north of the Sicilian coast. They include two active volcanoes, Stromboli and Vulcano, as well as various secondary volcanism phenomena. Administratively included in the province of Messina, the archipelago is an increasingly popular tourist destination: the islands, in fact, attract up to 200,000 annual visitors.
Experience the beauty of the Aeolian archipelago - 7 islands of volcanic origin - aboard a romantic, spacious and comfortable wooden boat. A trip dedicated to all those who love the sea! In the company of a competent and specialized crew you will discover Aeollian islands fascinating landscapes, their charming bays, tasty local food and wine... The perfect recipe for a dream holiday!
Guaranteed departures every Saturday from June 4th to September 24th In a 26 meters long and 7 wide gulet , the 7 cabins
with private bathrooms, guarantee comfort and privacy for the 14 passengers plus 4 crew members. The fine wood finishes give an old-time charm to the on-board spaces, in harmony with modern technologies, such as air conditioning in all cabins. On board, the chef will delight your senses with smells and flavours typical of Aeolian and Sicilian cuisine. Finally, thanks to the latest generation systems, your stay will be as well as pleasant, safe
Day 1 - Milazzo
Boarding at 6.00 pm. Accommodation on board, welcome cocktail, informative briefing and departure to the Sant’Antonio Bay in Milazzo. While sailing we will cross the protected marine area of Capo Milazzo, and then we will sail the Canal of Sicily. Moored in the harbor it will be possible to enjoy a first swim into a crystal blue sea, even after dinner, illuminated by the underwater lights of the gulet
Day 2 - Stromboli
Today we will leave Sant’Antonio Bay early in the morning to have breakfast on the way. Lunch break in the splendid setting of Basiluzzo, where the colours of the sea will leave you breathless! Departure to the fascinating island of Stromboli where you can decide whether to simply visit the town or to scale the active crater (about 900m, 4 hours' walk), if allowed by the Authorities. Free time for dinner – we suggest you to enjoy the excellent Sicilian cuisine and a beautiful view of the volcano at the famous restaurant “Osservatorio”. You will have a stunning privileged view of the strombolian activities!!!
Day 3 - Panarea
After breakfast we will head towards the charming Panarea. While sailing you will be able to see the tiny volcanic island of Strombolicchio and the renowned “Sciara del Fuoco”. We will stop near the island of Lisca Bianca, where you will be able to take a swim among the sulphuric warm waters fumaroles and enjoy the amazing landscape of the coastline, rich in coves and suggestive views! Lunch on board and in the afternoon excursion to Cala Junco bay on whose summit lie the ruins of a prehistoric village. It is considered one of the most beautiful bays in the entire Aeolian archipelago! Anchor near the island's harbour. Tender service h24.
Day 4 - Lipari
After breakfast, at around 9:00 am, we’ll head to Lipari, the largest of the Aeolian islands. We will stop near the pumice quarries, where the sea is crystal clear and the bottom is sandy. You’ll feel like you’re on one of the wildest Caribbean beaches. After lunch, the captain will let you discover one of the island's most famous bays...! Later the gulet will dock at the port of Marina Corta and you will have free time to explore the island, strolling around its lovely city centre and tasting local products. Time for dinner—we suggest you to taste the delicious local “pasta con I ricci” (sea-urchins) at the famous restaurant Filippino: you will love it! Overnight at anchor.
Day 5 - Filicudi
Departure at 08:00 to the island of Filicudi, one of the wildest island of the archipelago. Stop for a swim in the magical Grotta del Bue Marino, where nature creates wonderful chromatic effects and the breaking of the waves on the rock is reminiscent of the mooing of the ox. Lunch at anchor and transfer to the picturesque fishing-village of Pecorini a Mare. You will have free time to take a tour of the island and enjoy a romantic sunset. Overnight at anchor
Day 6 - Salina
At 08:30am departure to the lovely island of Salina. We will make a stop to let you enjoy a swim in the beautiful setting of Pollara bay, chosen by Massimo Troisi for the shooting of the film "The Postman". Lunch on board. In the afternoon we will dock at the port to leave you free time on land. Different experiences can be chosen: we suggest you a granita tasting at “Da Alfredo” bar (not to be missed), or a wine tasting in a local winery and for the more sporty the ascent to Mount Fossa delle Felci. Overnight at the port
Day 7 - Vulcano, Milazzo
Today we will sail at 9:00am towards the island of Volcano. You will have time to enjoy a dive in its fascinating seabeds or if you wish to, experience an excursion up to the crater. During lunchtime we will skirt the island admiring the Grotta del Cavallo (Horse Cave) and the ravishing Pool of Venus. We will arrive in Milazzo at 6:00pm. We highly recommend you to visit its city centre with its characteristic ancient village. Time for dinner and overnight at the port.
Day 8 - Milazzo
Breakfast on board and disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services. Optional transfer to Catania or Palermo Airport
________________________________________________________________________________________________What's Included :
- Boat for up to 14 pax
- Cabin and bathroom tidying and cleaning
- RC and bodies insurance policy
- Welcome cocktail
- Half board with lunch
- Crew: captain, cook, sailor / hostess
- Fuel max 4 hours navigation per day
- Fuel for generators 4 hours per day
- Fuel for tender outboard motor
- Still and sparkling water
- Use of 5.10m tender with 40 hp outboard engine
- Use of on-board radio
- Use of snorkeling equipment
- Use of trolling fishing tackle
- Paddle board use
Not Included :
Travel insurance - ask us a quote
All what not mentioned under "what's included"
Entrance fees to monuments
City tax where required
The program is subject to changes due to weather and sea conditions at the time of the cruise. For ensuring the crew and guestss safety any change of the schedule is at complete discretion of the commander.
Option Full Board - Extra Option Full board 400 € p/p(3 dinners free, as specified in the program). Drinks are not included
- Cabin Charter Cruise
- Maximum 14 people on board