You MUST go to the Acquacalda beach.It is an industrial site. A open sky mine of pumice stone.The debris of the extraction made a huge white and soft hill, on which the locals kids enjoy to slide down.And the white debris cover also the sea ground so that the water looks like in a esotic beach.more
If you are intended to visit Lipari island (as well as the others Eolie islands) be aware that in summer time is issued an ordination to limit the vehicular access.This last summer (2005) in the period 1st July - 30th September ONLY the resident locals can access with cars or motorcycles. The tourist can access with cars/motorcycles only if they...more
when landing from the continent,from ferry or aliscafi,and looking for a room,avoid proposals of those who don't have an official authorization.if inspection,penalty for both of you,householder AND you!
choose "affitacamere",authorized persons for rooms to let.
1km further,after purmice mine....obsidian,a volcanic glass....mind your hands,osidian,of course,cuts as glass....obsidian is a kind of very black glass,coming from lava when growing cold and hardening.was the aztec holy stone for human sacrifices....500m wide,1000m lengthmore
8km north from lipari capital through canneto,a bridge and a building called "la cava".the old and today deserted pumice mines,where mussolini sent his opponents ...who died of silicosis after some monthsastonishing equipment seems to be deserted in full production....everything's in its place!slippery when walking on pumice toboggan runs....better...more
view on lipari and faraglioni,from vulcano island....
faraglioni are pointed rocks,78m high on the sea.
they tell they are two eole's fingers,solidified;
Fondest memory: awesome,mainly in sunset....navigate at the foot of the fingers (!),mainly at sunset,is a unforgettable memory!