Discover the gems of Sicily, the Aeolian Islands

A tranquil, unspoiled archipelago north of Sicily
An amazing 8 days cruise in the Tyrrhenian Sea
Departure Milazzo (Italy)
Half board
8 days, 7 nights
You will love:
  • • The "Grotta Del Bue Marino"
  • • Daytime observation of "Sciara de Fuoco"
  • • The natural swimming pools of Vulcano
Price available on request

Raw scenic beauty attributed to its volcanic nature isn’t the only reason the Aeolian Islands are classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Blue green waters, charming villages amidst mountains, cathedrals and castles, what are you waiting for? Sailing between the islands is no easy feat but once you do… you won’t regret it!

Your Boat

Boat

Aboard the Lady Christa, discover all the charm of sailing. Built in fine mahogany and iroko wood, it offers a warm decor and a cosy atmosphere. Lady Christa offers many friendly living spaces to relax, swim and admire the panorama. Everything is designed to offer you the highest level of comfort, safety and Italian elegance!

Specifications
Boat Model :Lady Christa
Type :Gulet
Number of Cabins :6
Maximum Capacity :15
Crew Members :3
Comfort onboard :

Air conditioning
GPS - Sonar
TV satellite
DVD/CD player
2 canoes
water skis (1)
dinghy (1)
The owner reserves the right to replace with a different boat model of the same quality and performance

Your Cabin

Cabin

The Lady Christa has 6 spacious guest cabins each with a private bathroom. They are also equipped with a television, DVD player, audio system and air conditioning.
The shipowner's cabin (known as the "Master cabin") has a much larger surface area than any other cabin. There are 3 standard double cabins that can be converted into a triple cabin and one standard double double cabin that cannot be converted.

Itinerary

Map

In Greek mythology, the Aeolian Islands were a place where gods and heroes lived, earthbound yet somehow of another realm. Sail for 8 days, complete with peace and quiet, in the Tyrrhenian Sea to discover one of the most fascinating volcanic archipelagos in the world.

DAY 1 : Milazzo - Lipari
Board at 5pm at the port of Milazzo. The captain and crew introduce themselves over a welcome cocktail. At 5:30pm, you depart for Lipari, the largest island in the archipelago, and arrive around 8:30pm. Visit the Castello, which is an ancient Greek acropolis, the archaeological museum, the thermal baths of San Calogero, Monte Guardia and the international observatory. Disembark to go to one of the many restaurants of the port and taste your first Sicilian dish.

DAY 2 : Lipari - Filicudi
After breakfast, anchor and sail along the east coast of Liapri. Set course for Filicudi. Discover the Grotta Del Bue Marino, and stop for swimming in the idyllic place. After lunch weather permitting, your gulet will sail close to the coast of Filicudi. At the end of the afternoon, you reach your anchorage and the dinghy will drop you off at the Pecorini pontoon, which gives you access to a Neolithic village to visit before eating.

DAY 3 : Filicudi - Salina
Set sail for one of the archipelago's most misunderstood islands: Salina. At 961 m high, it is the most luxuriant and highest of all wind turbines. During this crossing, the Lady Christa makes a stopover in the magnificent "Bay of Pollara". Enjoy a moment of relaxation in this magical place to explore the seabed before heading to Salina. At the end of the day, you arrive at the port of Santa Marina di Salina. Stroll through the alleys in search of your culinary stopover for the evening.

DAY 4 : Salina - Stromboli
Spend the day sailing to Stromboli, one of the most active volcanoes in Europe. On the way there, you stop at Cala Junco on the island of Panarea. This small cove boast a beautiful pebble beach bordered by crystal clear blue water. On arrival on the island of Stromboli, you will enjoy the daytime observation of the “"Sciara di Fuoco" grey volcanic debris that protrude into the water for about one km to the foot of the crater. The volcano has been permanently active for 2500 years. In the evening, you can go to one of the restaurants in the area and taste the local specialty, swordfish!

DAY 5 : Stromboli - Panarea
After spending the night in front of the show given by the Stromboli, the gulet cast off to Panarea, the smallest island in the Aeolian archipelago. The most fashionable and frequented by Italian and foreign personalities, surrounded by uninhabited islands such as Basiluzzo and Lisca Bianca. The island is not submerged by VIPs, it also has 300 inhabitants all year round and some parts of the island are almost untouched by human traces: green hills, volcanic landscape and some agricultural land. Dinner at leisure in one of the local ristorante.

DAY 6 : Panarea - Lipari - Vulcano
Your gulet resumes its cruise south to Vulcano. You will make another stopover in the late morning in Lipari. It is up to you to take the time to stroll through the alleys and visit to the archaeological museum. After lunch, the Lady Christa continues sailing towards Vulcano. Plan to wear good shoes for a one-hour walk to the volcano crater. After the stroll, you can relax in the hot mud pools of the volcano o continue exploring the island on foot before finding your Trattoria for dinner. Night in Vulcano.

DAY 7 : Vulcano - Milazzo
After breakfast, head for Milazzo via the west coast of Vulcano Island. Your first stops are heavenly: Piscine di Venere, Grotta del Cavallo and Asino a mulberry beach. Three steps to the dream landscapes! Another beautiful day under the sign of idleness and a change of scenery! It is around 6pm that your schooner arrives in Milazzo on the Sicilian coast. The city has a long history due to its strategic position and natural harbour. Free time to visit the most characteristic places of Milazzo such as the Castello and its ancient Dome, the "Citta Spagnola", the "Palazzi", the villas built between the 17th and 20th centuries, the ancient city, the fishing village of Vaccarella. The boat will be moored in the middle.

DAY 8 : Milazzo
Last breakfast on Lady Christa, it's time to say goodbye. The landing is scheduled for 09:00. For those who leave on Saturday afternoons, it is possible to leave their luggage and make an excursion to Tindari or spend the day on the private beaches of the west coast of Milazzo. (extra outings)

Your stops :

Milazzo > Lipari > Filicudi > Salina > Stromboli > Panarea > Lipari > Vulcano > Milazzo

The itinerary may be changed without prior notice due to technical or weather conditions

Prices

Contact us to receive the availabilities and prices for this offer
Price includes• Accommodation in a double or twin cabin with private bathroom
• Half board package
• (7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 snacks)
• 3 Italian crew members (skipper, hostess/cook, sailor)
• Full of fuel at the start
• Boat insurance
• Beverages (excluding alcohol)
• Bath towels
Price does not include• Flights
• Round-trip transfer to the boat
• Dinner parties
• Alcoholic beverages
• Travel insurance
• Cashbox (to be paid on site in cash): 60€ /person
• Single cabin supplement: +50% of the amount per person
• Supplement for Master cabin accommodation: 300€/cabin

FAQ

This cruise is offered in half board formula (breakfast + lunch excluding drinks). Evening dinners are free. At each stopover, you will have the choice between small restaurants, taverns or trattoria. If you prefer to have dinner on board, please inform the hostess the day before. The cost of a dinner on board is 30€/person.
The transfer can be arranged at your request by your GlobeSailor advisor and the base manager. Payment for this service is generally to be made to GlobeSailor at the time of payment of the balance or directly on site in cash. Don't forget to forward your arrival times to your advisor.
We advise you to arrive at Catania airport.
Lady Christa offers cabins with a third single bed. The passenger occupying this bed benefits from a 50% discount on the price of the double cabin per person (except for the period from 10 to 17 August, the discount is 30%)

For the single cabin, the passenger must occupy a double cabin, the extra charge is 50% of the price of the double cabin per person.
For EU and non EU residents, check with the consulate of their country of origin for information on formalities.
Your flight tickets can be booked by the GlobeSailor team. All you have to do is specify it to your advisor when you book your cruise.
To confirm your reservation, you must inform your GlobeSailor advisor who will make an option for you until you receive your deposit. The reservation will only be considered final once your deposit has been received (by bank transfer, Paypal or credit card) from 30 to 50% of the amount of the reservation. A 100% deposit will be required for any reservation less than one month before departure. The balance must be paid no later than 45 days before the boarding.
If you wish to make a cancellation, you should contact your GlobeSailor advisor as soon as possible. Whatever the circumstances, you will be charged the following cancellation fees, depending on when the cancellation is made: up to 90 days before departure = 25%; 89 to 60 days before departure = 50%; 59 to 30 days before departure = 75%; 29 days or less before departure = 100% of the total cost of your booking. We recommend that you sign up for cancellation insurance with your personal insurance provider.
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