Aeolian Islands

Proclaimed in 2000 World Heritage Site by Unesco because of the magnific forms of the 7 sisters, Lipari, Salina, Vulcano, Stromboli, Panarea, Alicudi and Filicudi. They look like giant rock ships and they represent the main myths of our culture. This legend becomes with the wineskin of winds, a present for Ulysses by the God Aeolous. Aeolous himself, according to Homer, decided to build his dwell on these islands, enchanted by the immensity of the spaces and the wonderful smells.

The traveler which gets to the Aeolians will soon find out that in this paradise, as the legend says, Gods are on holiday, because they go down from the Olympus riding the volcanos smokes.

The Aeolian archipelago is a rainbow of rock: Stromboli, the island of passion, surrounded by a halo of seagulls, finds its symbol in fire. It is said that Hephaestus chose Stromboli as its place, just the same Stromboli which is pursued by the sea and exploded with the whole passion of fire.