Ferries to the Aeolian Islands: ferries and hydrofoils on Ok-Ferry!
The Aeolian Islands are located in the south Tyrrhenian Sea, north from the Sicilian port of Milazzo. The archipelago constitutes of seven islands (Lipari, Salina, Vulcano, Panarea, Stromboli, Alicudi and Filicudi), islets, rocks and seamounts. The seafloor is an authentic paradise for the lovers of diving.
In 2000 the Unesco has declared the Aeolian Islands a World Heritage Site for the natural, savage, unspoiled environment, characterised by a complex volcanic system: sources of hot water, steam currents, sulphur baths and two active volcanoes which surprise the tourists with fumes of steam and spectacular lava flows that sink all the way down into the sea.
More and more tourists are amazed by the unconventional beauty of the Aeolian Islands, and therefore decide to spend there their vacation: leisure time, seaside tourism, nature, traditions, food and wine tourism, history and culture, but also entertainment, exuberant night life and trendy clubs.
Ferries to the Aeolian Islands: routes and travel options
The Aeolian Islands are reachable by Italy and Sicily as well, equally by hydrofoils and ferries. The 4 Ferry Companies run everyday at daytime but also overnight, depending on the route. The time on board may change depending on the crossing, the company and the type of ferry involved.
Ferries are provided of garage and weather decks, they carry passengers and vehicles and allow the reservation of cabins (private use). Passengers will benefit of self-service restaurant and salons, at everyone’s disposal to make the sailing more pleasant.
Hydrofoils are running only at daytime; they are faster than ferries, but cannot carry vehicles. Passengers will travel in air seats accommodation, and will reach the destination quickly and comfortably.
During summer, to satisfy the increased affluence of tourists, the sailings to the Aeolian Islands by ferries and hydrofoils are considerably increased.