Let yourself be lulled by the gentle movements of a gulet equipped with every comfort to discover the crystal clear waters of Italy's most beautiful archipelago: the Aeolian Islands. Between Vulcano, Panarea, Salina, Lipari and the majestic Stromboli, the emotions will be endless, visiting pristine white beaches, unique and enchanting bays and places full of mystery and with a fascinating history. So get on board, the captain and the crew will make you discover the magic of the mystical Sicilian archipelago: a relaxing and exciting vacation at the same time.
|DEPARTURE BASE||Marina Santa Maria Maggiore Milazzo, Sicily|
|TIME OF DEPARTURE||Check-in from 6:00 pm on Saturday - Check-out by 9:00 am on the following Saturday.|
Double cabin spot
Bed linen and towels
Dinghy with outboard engine
Harbour and buoy fees
From 1.090€ (low season) to 1.550€ (August) per person for accommodation in double or triple cabin with private bathroom and A/C.
Choose between: Half Board 280€ per person or Full Board: 400€ per person (3 dinners not included).
|Language||Italian and english.|
|How to come||AIR: Catania International Airport (CTA), AIR: Palermo International Airport (PMO)|
Aeolian islands - ID 385 View MoreLess
Day 1: Check-in
Boarding starting at 6 pm, with a quick informational meeting, accommodation in the cabins and a nice briefing to get to know eachother better. Accommodation on board, welcome cocktail and informative and safety briefing. Departure towards Cala dei Liparioti bay in the marine protected area of Capo Milazzo, arrival expected after about 30 minutes. For the more impatient, it will be possible to take the first dive, diving into the blue / turquoise sea even after dinner, illuminated by the underwater lights installed for this purpose.
At 7:30 am the crew will set sail for Panarea island with the first white bone stop, where you can take a bath among the sulphureous shower heads. As soon as lunch is finished, navigation will take us to Stromboli island. At this point you can decide whether to simply visit the town or whether to make the ascent to the crater (900mt about 4 hours), if not forbidden by the authorities. At sunset it is expected to observe the characteristic volcanic activity of "IDDU" either comfortably seated by the observatory or subject to the activity of the volcano from the boat itself. (free dinner)
As usual, after breakfast we will head towards Panarea, precisely towards the rock of Basiluzzo, where the colors of the sea will leave you breathless, stop for a swim and lunch, in the afternoon navigation to Milazzese bay for the excursion to the prehistoric village of cala Junco, stop at anchor near the port of the island. Tender service h24.
At 9:30 am Navigation towards the pumice mountains (Lipari), the swim stop will be characterized by crystal clear and shallow waters, it will seem to be in a Caribbean beach, after lunch we will go to the "Sotto Monastero" bay of Lipari where it will be possible to go down in Marina Corta and taste the best cannoli of the Aeolian Islands and free dinner ashore.
Departure at 8 am, towards Filicudi island, savoring one of the most pristine islands of the archipelago, the Bue Marino cave or the Canna rock will be our first stop in Filicudi, after lunch we will head towards the village of "Pecorini a Mare" from which you can leave for a 1 hour tour to visit the town of Valdichiesa and for a unique sunset from the observatory.
At 8:30 am, we will head towards Salina island, with a stop in Pollara for a swim, (where the shooting of the film "il postino" by Massimo Troisi was made) in the afternoon around 16:30, after a short navigation we will enter in the port, ( subject to availability). Different excursion solutions can be chosen, from the most classic, granita by Alfredo, to wine tasting directly from the producer or for the more sporty ones, the ascent to Mount Fossa delle Felci.
At 9:30 am we will sail to Vulcano island to take a bath or to make the ascent to the crater, unlike Stromboli this volcano is less demanding. As soon as the excursion is over, everybody on board for the circumnavigation of the island admiring the cave of the Horse and the pool of Venus, we will continue to Milazzo where we will return at 5:30 pm. In Milazzo we advise you to visit the largest castle in Sicily and the characteristic ancient village and free dinner.
Day 8: Check-out
Check-out is scheduled in the morning by 09:00.
The itinerary might be subject to variations due to weather conditions, safety and technical evaluations of the Captain of the boat. This programming is intended as indicative and non-binding.
AVAILABLE BOAT CLASSES
CAICCO DI 26 METRI (2007) View MoreLess
Boat models, technical specifications and options may be subject to change. BeBlue organises crews by balancing age, gender and specific requests of participants and reserves the right to make free upgrades to higher classes if needed. All boats are selected with care and experience.
BeBlue reserves the right to replace any boat in or out of the catalogue with another of similar class and quality.