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Overview

Experience the beauty of the Aeolian archipelago – 7 islands of volcanic origin 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!

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 – a time charm to the on onboard spaces, in harmony with modern technologies, such as air conditioning in all cabins. On board, the chef will delight your senses with smells and flavors typical of Aeolian and Sicilian cuisine. Finally, thanks to the latest generation systems, your stay will be as well as pleasant, safe.

Guaranteed departures every Saturday from June 01st to September 28th.

Detailed Itinerary

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 harbour 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.

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!!!

After breakfast we will head towards the charming Pan area. 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 24 hrs.

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 Filipino: you will love it! Overnight at anchor.

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.

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.

Today we will sail at 9:00am towards the island of Volcano. You will have time to enjoy a dive in its fascinating seabed’s 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.

Breakfast and disembarkation at 09.00am. End of our services.

Inclusions

- 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

Exclusions

- “Baggage on board” service
- Moorings in private marina
- Water games
- Land excursions
- Alcoholic / non-alcoholic drinks and dinners
- Extra fuel for 4 hours
- Extra fuel for 4 hours of air conditioning
- Additional midweek linen change
- Scuba diving and instructor
- Privilege Kit (midweek change of bath towels, courtesy set, boarding at 5.15 pm) AUD 121.00 p.p.
- Anything not specified under “Rates include”

Notes

The program may be subject to variations.

Mineral water is included during meals.

*Transfer for more than 2 people – on request.

Exclusive rental for 6 cabine max 12 pax available on request.

Gluten free menu or vegetarian or vegan *
* Price per person to be paid in cash on the spot (Rates available on request).

Boarding tax *Compulsory AUD 73 Per Person.

Program Touring / Guide

Escorted Experience

Trip Highlights

Milazzo-Stromboli-Panarea-Lipari-Filicudi-Salina-Vulcano/Milazzo

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