Islands

The seven pearls of the Mediterranean

Isole Eolie

Submission of Islands

  • THE EOLIAN ISLANDS

     
  • Of volcanic origin, have changed their appearance and dimensions in the course of millenia. Volcanic activity and erosion have created incomparable landscapes and rocky formations. There are seven islands in all.
  • Alicudi

    (Ericusa = "Covered with Erica flowers")
  • The most undeveloped, remote and tranquil.
    134 pop. - 5,2 Kmq - height 675 m.
  • Filicudi

    (Fenicusa = "Covered in fern")
  • Scuba divers paradise with abundant wrecks and sea life, it is also where grndstones for olive oil and flour were made.
    331 pop. - 9,5 Kmq - height 774 m.
  • Lipari

    (Lipara = from "Liparo", an ancient king of Lipari)
  • he bustling main island of the archipelago, with its superb archaeological museum.
    9598 pop. - 37,6 Kmq - height 602 m.
  • Panarea

    (Panaraia = "Rocky outline")
     
  • The jewel of the Eolian islands, and chic. Abundant sea life, wrecks, fumaroles and islets.
    399 pop. - 3,4 Kmq - height 421 m.
  • Salina

    (Didyme = "Twin Mountains")
     
  • Famous for its capers, malvasia and salt lake, it is the greenest with a forest reserve.
    2300 pop. - 26,8 Kmq - height 962 m.
  • Stromboli

    (Strongyle = "The round one")
  • The natural lighthouse of the mediterranean, with its volcano in activity for over 2000 years, and nearly 3000 metres high, 2000 metres of which are submerged.
    702 pop. - 12,6 Kmq - height 924 m.
  • Vulcano

    (Hierà  = "The Sacred")
  • Once believed to be the entrance to hell, it has 3 craters, one semi-active, the valley of the monsters with its lunar landscape is very interesting.
    1027 pop. - 20,7 Kmq - height 500 m.
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98055 Lipari (ME)

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Vico Himera, 3
98055 Lipari (ME)

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