Discover the charm of the seven Aeolian islands, also called ‘the Seven Pearls’, located off the north coast of Sicily. Sail on a traditional Ketch wooden sailing ship and visit the main islands of the Aeolian chain including Stromboli, Vulcano and Lipari, each with their own characteristics and charm.
Fly to Catania airport and transfer to the northern port of Milazzo and board your ship. (N)
Sail north to the island of Panarea via the small islands of Lisca Nera and Dattilo.
Visit the picturesque village of San Pietro on Panarea. (B, L, D)
Late morning arrival into Stromboli. Explore the island with the possibility of visiting the volcano with a local guide. (B, L)
Sail south towards the island of Salina and explore its main town, Santa Marina di Salina. (B, L, D)
Sail to Lipari via stops in the beautiful bay of Pollara and Canneto to view the Cave di Pomice, where pumice stone is extracted. Overnight in Lipari. (B, L, D)
Morning at leisure to visit the archaeological and volcanological museum. In the afternoon sail to the renowned hot springs of Vulcano. (B, L)
Sail along the west coast of Vulcano towards Milazzo, via St Antonio bay. Overnight in Milazzo. (B, L, D)
Transfer to Catania airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
The Aeolian Islands Sailing cruise departs on the following dates:
26 May 2018
2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 June 2018
7, 14, 21 & 28 July 2018
4, 11, 18 & 25 August 2018
1, 8 & 15 September 2018
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3411 2135 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
This tour will have transfers and excursions shared with one or more other parties who may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.
The cruise itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
AEO2018: 7 Nights