Welcome to Salina


Named for the saline (salt works) of Lingua at the island's southeastern edge, Salina is shaped by two extinct volcanoes, Monte dei Porri (860m) and Monte Fossa delle Felci (962m), the Aeolians' two highest peaks. These form a natural barrier in the centre of the island, ensuring that the sleepy villages around the perimeter retain their own individual character. Tourism is most evident in the main port of Santa Marina Salina; elsewhere there's a distinct sense that the rest of the world is a long way away. If that sounds good, you'll love Salina.


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$2854.33 Day Trips & Excursions

New! Trekking Tour to Aeolian Islands 8 days

ItineraryDay 1: VulcanoStop At: Vulcano, Isola Vulcano, Aeolian Islands, Islands of Sicily, SicilyThe yellow of Vulcano Island thanks to his active volcanic fumarols located in the Cratere della Fossa which we will hike up to his summit, maybe one of the best place in Sicily for taking landscape pictures.Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: LipariStop At: Port of LipariThe white of Lipari with his pumice quarries sliding down in to the sea with his Caribbean colours thanks to the pumice dust produced at the time the quarries was in activity, with his cozy villages.Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: SalinaStop At: Salina Island, SicilyThe green of Salina with his thick forest of Monte Fossa delle Felci, the highest point of Aeolian Islands, where beautiful path waiting you for an amazing trekking surrounded by breathtaking view to the other islands.Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 4: PanareaStop At: PanareaThe blue of Panarea with his typical tiny houses and archaeological areaDuration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 5: StromboliStop At: Stromboli Volcano, Stromboli, Aeolian Islands, Islands of Sicily, SicilyThe red of Stromboli with his unforgettable magma eruptions of his volcano, one of the most active in the world!Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 6: FilicudiStop At: Museo di Filicudi, Filicudi Porto, Filicudi, Aeolian Islands, Islands of Sicily, SicilyHike to Filicudi IslandDuration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 7: AlicudiStop At: Spiaggia nera, Alicudi, Aeolian Islands, Islands of Sicily, SicilyHike to Alicudi IslandDuration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 8: MilazzoStop At: Capo di Milazzo, Milazzo, Province of Messina, SicilyEnd of the TourDuration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$1641.83 Multi-day & Extended Tours

9 Day: Palermo, Marsala, Agrigento, Piazza Armerina, Aeolian islands, Taormina

1st Day TUESDAY - PALERMOArrive independently to the hotel assigned in the charming city of Palermo (Airport transfer included with option: Privilege). In the evening,  meeting with tour-leader and enjoy a welcome dinner. Overnight in hotel. Hotel FEDERICI II 4* or similar. Meals: D 2nd Day MONREALE - PALERMO - MARSALAAfter breakfast in hotel, the morning will be spent visiting Monreale. Later we will discover the stunning Palermo. Along the day we will have a stop for a food surprise in the famous Antica Focacceria San Francesco. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon we will continue to Marsala, visit of a prestigious wine cellar and wine tasting. Dinner and overnight in hotel. Hotel BAGLIO BASILE 4*or similar. Meals: BD3rd Day - MARSALA SALT ROAD - SELINUNTE - AGRIGENTOThis morning the tour will continue along the charming and well-known Salt Road and the city of Marsala, then the Archaeological Park of Selinunte and finally the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento stated World Heritage Site, after some free time for lunch. Accommodation in hotel, dinner and overnight. Hotel DIOSCURI BAY PALACE 4* or similar.Meals: BD4th Day - PIAZZA ARMERINA - RAGUSAToday we will reach Piazza Armerina to admire the splendid polychrome mosaics of the famous Villa Romana del Casale, World Heritage Site. Free time for lunch, departure to Ragusa Ibla and visit of its historical centre. We’ll conclude the visiting day with a tasting of local products. Proceed to Catania for dinner and overnight in hotel.Hotel PRINCIPE 4* or similar.Meals: BD5th Day CATANIA - LIPARIOur tour continues with the Aeolian Islands. Breakfast in the hotel and private transfer to Milazzo to board on the hydrofoil for Lipari island. Arrival to the hotel and free evening. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.Hotel BOUGAINVILLE|MEA 4* or similar. Meals: BD6th Day PANAREA - STROMBOLIBreakfast in the hotel and departure from the port of Lipari for the full day excursion Panarea & Stromboli and chances for unforgettable swims. Once back on the island, dinner and stroll around the shops. At sunset, the tour returns below the Sciara, to assist from the sea the volcanic explosion in a symphony of reddish lapilli. Meals: BD7th Day LIPARI - SALINABreakfast in the hotel and a full day dedicated to discovering the most beautiful coves of Lipari, Salina and Pollara, made famous by the "Il Postino" movie. Dinner and overnight in the hotel. Meals: BD8th Day LIPARI - TAORMINABreakfast in the hotel, appointment to the port for hydrofoil boarding directed to Milazzo. Private transfer to Taormina. Free time for a nice walk among the picturesque Medieval typical narrow streets. Dinner and overnight in hotel. Hotel VILLA DIODORO 4* or similar. Meals: BD9th Day TAORMINA - Breakfast in hotel. End of services. (Catania Airport transfer included with option: Privilege). Meals:B

$913.40 Cultural & Theme Tours

Palermo to Taormina visit all of Sicily in private tour

ItineraryDay 1: Meet in airport of PalermoStop At: Palermo AirportPrivate transfer from airport of Palermo to Hotel in PalermoDuration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Private tour of PalermoStop At: Norman Palace, Palermo, Province of Palermo, SicilyMorning guided tour of the city of Palermo At 10.00 am meeting at the hotel reception with the local specialized guide.Our wolking tour in Palermo will start from Palazzo dei Normanni,the Cathedral,San Cataldo,the Martorana and Opera House Teatro Massimo.Free lunch. We will continue the tour among the narrow steets of some ancied Arabic city markets such as  “ Capo” and “ Ballarò” and “Capo”.Shopping and free time in Palermo,at 5.30 pm return to the hotel in Palermo.Duration: 6 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Private tour of Monreale and CefalùStop At: Cefalu Coast, Cefalu, Province of Palermo, SicilyMorning guided tour of the city of Cefalù and Monreale. At 09.30 am meeting at the hotel reception with the our driver and local guide. Free lunch.At 5.30 pm return to the hotel in Palermo.Duration: 6 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 4: Private tour Segesta and EriceStop At: Tempio di Segesta, Calatafimi-Segesta, Province of Trapani, SicilyMorning guided tour of the city of Segesta and Erice. At 09.30 am meeting at the hotel reception with the our driver and local guide.Night in hotel in Marsala area.Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 5: Private tour of Selinunte, Marsala and winery visitStop At: Parco Archeologico Selinunte, Marinella di Selinunte, Castelvetrano, Province of Trapani, Sicilyat 09.00 am meeting at the hotel with the local specialized guide and driver.Visit to the Salina infersa of MOZIA isola in front of Marsala.We will continue the tour for visit of Florio Winery.Night in hotel in Marsala area.Duration: 6 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 6: Private transfer to AgrigentoStop At: Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, Agrigento, Province of Agrigento, SicilyPrivate transfer from Marsala Castelvetrano to hotel in Agrigento.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 7: Private tour Temple Valley and transfer to RagusaStop At: Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, Agrigento, Province of Agrigento, SicilyIn the morning to visit Temple Valley and after transfer to hotel in RagusaDuration: 5 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 8: Free wolking for visit Ragusa IblaStop At: Ragusa Ibla, Ragusa, Province of Ragusa, SicilyRagusa earned the name of UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its Baroque heritage. This city hides a very long history that is shown not only by both prehistoric necropolis and paleochristian catacombs but also by its medieval ruins, that are part of its baroque dwellings and churches. However, the contemporary history of Ragusa is quite charming as well. Many prestigious representatives of the early twentieth-century architecture have contributed to the artistic decoration of the city. For instance, Ernesto Lapadula e Ugo Tarchi, just to mention a few, left their signatures on the most important buildings in Ragusa.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 9: Private tour area Val di NotoStop At: Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto, SicilyWith driver for visit Noto, Modica and Scicly.Noto:Noto is one of the most beautifully-built towns in Europe and this remote little place comes out in the memory like Würzburg or Nymphenburg as one of the finest achievements of the age which produced Mozart and Tiepolo.Modica:whose county was the capital of one of the most important feudal states of southern Italy, was born on the sides of two narrow valleys. Its twine of restricted alleys discloses wonderful Baroque buildings and churches, which are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.Scicli:the pearl of Hyblaean Baroque, is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is dominated by three hills on whose tops you can admire the Convent of Saint Mary of the Cross and Saint Matthew’s Church. The sides of these three rocky acropoleis are tied up like a nativity scene thanks to peculiar dwellings. The cliff faces are also characterised by rocky dwellings as shown in the exemplary area of Chiafura. After the 1693 earthquake, the town was moved to the valley and centred in the area between via Mormino Penna and Saint Bartholomew’s Church, where all the extraordinary late Baroque buildings, which render the town of Noto Valley unique, meet. Duration: 6 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 10: Private tranfer to Taormina with visit SyracuseStop At: Syracuse Cathedral, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilyCicero described Syracuse as the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of all (Verrine, II, IV, 117). Established in 733 BC by Corinthian colonists, Syracuse played a starring role in Mediterranean history, becoming the political and cultural heart of Sicily until the Arab conquest in 878 ADDuration: 5 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 11: Private tour of Etna and lunce and visit winery in EtnaStop At: Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna, Nicolosi, Province of Catania, SicilyVisit to the volcanic volcano Etna volcano, continue to visit a winery on Etna. Here we will take a guided tour of the winery, the tasting of Sicilian wines and lunch with typical products.Duration: 5 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$4709.71 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Sicily's Volcanoes Helicopter Tour from Taormina

Take this flight and discover Sicily’s volcanoes: Etna, Stromboli, and Vulcano. You will be picked up from Taormina and your first flight will be over the top of Italy’s highest volcano, Etna. After that you will continue on to admire the Aeolian Islands from the air, all the result of volcanic activity as seen in Stromboli which is in an almost continuous state of eruption. During the flight you will have the chance to have an amazing long distance overview of Lipari, Panarea and Salina. Due to their natural beauty and continue volcanic activity, the Aeolian Islands are listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.