Aeolian Islands Luxury Yacht Charter Itinerary
Aeolian Islands Luxury Yachting Itinerary - the perfect Southern Italy Holiday Cruise
This luxury yacht itinerary will take you through the best of the Aeolian Islands, combining the stunning and stark natural beauty, secluded beaches, quaint Italian towns and peaceful anchorages. See our Aeolian Yacht Charter Guide for a complete overview of Chartering in the beautiful Aeolian Islands.
Day 1: Vulcano to Lipari
Navigation from your port of departure to the island of VULCANO. Enjoy lunch by anchor at the beach of Porto di Levante, take a mud bath and swim in the bubbling, hot offshore water. In the afternoon head over to LIPARI to either Marina Corta (if you prefer to spend the night by anchor) or to Marina Lunga (if you prefer to have a secure mooring for the night with water and electricity, recommended to call for reservations). Lipari has a vibrant nightlife with numerous restaurants, bars, and discos. The restaurant “Filipino” is the most famous and offers excellent seafood (reservations absolutely required).
Day 2: Panarea
In the morning visit the Archeological Museum and the Castle in the town of Lipari. Then navigate to the island of PANAREA staying clear of the hazardous shoals. Stop for lunch at the beautiful Bay Cala Junco with excellent swimming and a nice hike to scenic ruins.
In the afternoon move up the coast to either Cala Milazzese or to Scalo Ditella where you can lay anchor or rent a buoy in front of the small town. In the evening enjoy a drink at one of the numerous bars or discos, the most famous being “La Raya.”
Day 3: Stromboli
Navigate to the islands offshore of Panarea, either to Lisca Bianca or to Basiluzzo, enjoy a nice swim and then navigate to STROMBOLI. Navigate past the small town of Ginostra and then up the western facing coast keeping a good distance from the coast to better enjoy the view of the volcano in eruption.
Lay anchor at Ficogrande or rent a buoy at Scari. In the evening take a guided tour to the top of the vulcano (very difficult hike, reservations required), or relax in the quiet town and have dinner at the restaurant “Punta Lena” overlooking the black sand beach.
Day 4: Salina
Navigation from STROMBOLI to SALINA with a quick pass by Strombolicchio. In the afternoon anchor offshore Lingua and visit the small town with excellent Granita sold from “Bar da Alfredo” (a Sicilian icy dessert). Head up to Santa Marina for the evening and either moor within the private marina (reservations required, offers water and electricity) or lay anchor offshore. Numerous restaurants are available in Santa Marina, from the family-run “Mamma Santina” to the chic “Malvasia Resort” (reservations required).
Day 5: Filicudi
If you are an early riser there is a nice hike up Salina to the Nature Reserve. Otherwise, navigate over to the scenic bay of Pollara and anchor offshore the large sea arch for great swimming. Then navigate over to FILICUDI, lay anchor at Filo di Lorani or rent a buoy at Pecorini a Mare.
Enjoy a peaceful night at one of the more rural islands and enjoy dinner at the restaurant “La Canna” with a panoramic view of the bay Filicudi Porto.
Day 6: Lipari
Those on charter boats will have to return to port by this evening. Stop first at the Northeastern coast of FILICUDI for beautiful swimming. Otherwise, navigate to LIPARI and lay anchor at Porticello. Enjoy the Pumice beach and swim in turquoise, crystal clear water.
If you are interested in a luxury yacht charter in the Aeolian Islands, Boatbookings will work with you to understand your needs and match them to the perfect yacht. We specialise in matching the Captain, Crew and Yacht with your needs so you have the holiday of a lifetime!