Attractions

Top Choice Volcano in Stromboli

Stromboli Crater

For nature lovers, climbing Stromboli is one of Sicily's not-to-be-missed experiences. Since 2005 access has been strictly regulated: you can walk freely to 400m, but need a guide to continue any higher. Organised t…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Stromboli

Sciara del Fuoco Viewpoint

An alternative to scaling Stromboli's summit is the hour-long climb to this viewpoint (400m, no guide required), which directly overlooks the Sciara del Fuoco (the blackened laval scar running down Stromboli's north…
Beach in Stromboli

Forgia Vecchia

About 300m south of the port, Forgia Vecchia, is a long stretch of black pebbles curving around a tranquil bay and backed by the volcano's green slopes.
Historic Building in Stromboli

Red House

This rusty-red house is where Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini lived together while filming Stromboli, Terra di Dio in 1949. Their liaison provoked a scandal in the film world, as both were married to other peo…
Beach in Stromboli

Spiaggie di Piscità

Backed by rugged bluffs, this moderate-sized stretch of black-sand beach lies 2km west of Stromboli's port, at the edge of the small whitewashed settlement of Piscità.
Beach in Stromboli

Spiaggia di Ficogrande

Stromboli's black sandy beaches are the best in the Aeolian archipelago. The most accessible and popular swimming and sunbathing is at Ficogrande, a strip of rocks and black volcanic sand about a 10-minute walk nort…
Church in Stromboli

Chiesa di San Vincenzo

A major Stromboli landmark, San Vincenzo is the island's main church. In mid- to late afternoon, the square out front becomes a gathering point for trekkers preparing to climb the volcano.