Attractions

Village in Salina

Lingua

Three kilometres south of Santa Marina Salina, the tiny village of Lingua is a popular summer hang-out, with a couple of hotels, a few trattorias and a small beach. Its main feature is the salt lagoon, which sits un…
Museum in Salina

Museo dell'Emigrazione Eoliana

This small museum, tucked behind the church on the main road above Malfa, documents the emigration of thousands of residents from Salina and the other Aeolian Islands to Australia and the Americas in the late 19th a…
Village in Salina

Pollara

Don't miss a trip to sleepy Pollara, sandwiched dramatically between the sea and the steep slopes of an extinct volcanic crater on Salina's western edge. The gorgeous beach here was used as a location in the 1994 fi…
Village in Salina

Santa Marina Salina

Salina's main port, Santa Marina is a typical island settlement with steeply stacked whitewashed houses rising up the hillside. The principal street is Via Risorgimento, a lively pedestrian-only strip lined with caf…
Village in Salina

Malfa

Tumbling down the hillside to a small shingle beach, this settlement on Salina's north coast is the island's largest, though you'd never guess it from the tranquil atmosphere. About halfway between the town entrance…
Village in Salina

Rinella

This tiny hamlet on the south coast is Salina's second port, regularly served by hydrofoils and ferries. Pastel-coloured houses huddle around the waterfront, and there are a couple of decent swimming spots nearby. I…