of the island
You can not miss the roundtrip of Lipari: you will see beautiful
seabeds, grottoes, beaches, bays and rocks. The tour starts from
Marina Corta towards Canneto and ends in the headland of Monte
During the island round-trip you can see the white sandy beach
coming from old pumice deposits. You find later Punta Castagna,
a very nice
obsidian cape, Acquacalda and the cliffs of Torricelle, Pietra
del Bagno and
Punta del Palmeto located on the channel dividing Lipari
of Valle Muria
Leaving Punta delle Fontanelle and Punta delle
Grotticelle, you see the beach of Valle Muria and the stacks of
and Pietra Menalda.
Proceeding with the tour, you can see the enchanting beach of
Praia di Vinci, rocks and bays until the port of Marina Corta.
The Castle is the historical centre of Lipari
and was built by
the Spaniards during the XVI century. Inside of the citadel there
of ancient buildings. The castle houses the Aeolian Museum, one
of the most
important European archaeological museums.
In the area of Contrada Diana, in ancient times there was
the pre-historical village dating back to Neolithic Age and, later,
and Roman necropolis found during the archaeological digging by
Orsi in 1928.
of San Calogero:
Even in Mycenian Age, the virtues of thermal waters
were well known: diggings in thia area turned to light a Mycenian
dating back to 3.500 years ago. This building was originary a
tomb or a
church than turned into therms during Roman Age.
From the top of the mount ypu can see a breathless view,
one of the best of Lipari.
At the summit of the mount (594 metres) there is
a cement building used to drain rain water
Lipari Underwater routes
Punta Castagna is a excellent place for diving: the seabed is
white powder coming from pumice stone querry located on the coast.
The depth is full of cracks going down to a never ending colourful
vertical wall deep in the blue of the sea. You can see: breams,
sponges, groupers, Red
Pietra del Bagno
This diving has to be made all around the rocky. Thanks to its
suits to sub of all levels. Cliffs are very colorful, you can
Red Scorfano, polpos, breams, Sea Daisy. This diving is advised