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Discover Sicily with an Aeolian Islands cruise aboard a traditional gulet.

Aeolian Islands Cruise

Discover Sicily with an Aeolian Islands cruise aboard a traditional gulet.
Sail into the sun on board a traditional gulet and discover the jewels of the Aeolian Islands. 
Bespoke small groups


Cruise on a traditional gulet around the beautiful Aeolian Islands.

Experience a bespoke small group tour with maximum of 20 people.

Discover the ‘Sulphur Island’ of Vulcano and visit Grotta del Cavallo.

Explore the stunning island of Lipari, the largest of the Aeolian Islands.

Soak up the tranquilising beauty of the Tyrrhenian Sea as you cruise aboard a traditional gulet. Take advantage of its upscale facilities, such as Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, sunbathing areas, and lovely cabins with private bathrooms. Sail to the UNESCO-protected Aeolian Islands for swimming opportunities and to see incredible natural wonders like the limestone cave of Grotta del Cavallo, Stromboli’s volcano, and the sulphur island of Vulcano. Enjoy a tour around the charming villages of Panarea, Salina, Lipari and Milazzo before returning to Catania.

This cruising holiday is available on request on selected Saturdays.
This is a bespoke small group tour with maximum of 20 people.

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7-night cabin accommodation on board a 24m Ketch sailboat
Meals as per itinerary on board
Soft drinks on board
Return transfers from Catania Airport to Milazzo
Crew (skipper, sailor and chef)
Island visits as per itinerary


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Day 1
Catania - Milazzo

Arrival at Catania airport and transfer by car to Milazzo. Boarding at 6 PM.

Day 2

Breakfast and departure in the direction of the island of Vulcano. Stop for a swim in the bay of Gelso, or in the pool of Venus and the “Grotta del Cavallo”. Lunch on board. Dinner on your own.

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3

Today, you will depart in the direction of Panarea. Stop for a swim to uninhabited islets of Lisca Bianca and Bottaro and observation of underwater fumaroles. You will then sail on to Stromboli.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Panarea - Salina

Breakfast on board and navigation Stromboli - Panarea. Land in Panarea and walk up to Cape Milazzo and visit the small port of San Pietro. Lunch on board. In the afternoon, sail to the island of Salina. Stop in the village of Lingua for a visit of Lingua and Santa Marina di Salina.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Salina- Filicudi

Breakfast on board. Tour around the island of Salina and stop for a swim in the beautiful bay of Pollara. Lunch on board as you navigate Salina to Filicudi. Observation of "La Canna" (volcanic Nek) and the “Grotta del Bue Marino”. In the evening, visit the village of Pecorini a mare.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6

Depart for Lipari. Sail along the east coast of the island and stop to watch the famous pumice quarries. Lunch on board and arrival in the afternoon at the port of Lipari.

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7
Lipari - Milazzo

Morning at leisure before departing in the direction of the “faraglioni” of Lipari and then on to Milazzo. Dinner on board.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Milazzo - Catania

Breakfast on board and disembark at 9 AM for your transfer to Catania airport.


Additional information

Official language
7 nights
from AUD3,688
per person, twin share
Selected Saturdays - on request
Italy Brochure

Important notes

  • This itinerary is a guideline only and is subject to change without notice due to unfavourable weather and sea conditions.
  • This is a bespoke small group tour with maximum of 20 people.

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