Itineraries

Island of Stromboli

Sicily
Nature

Port of the Aeolians, Salina - Natural Reserve of the Island of Stromboli and Strombolicchio


23 NM

From Salina's port, in less than 20 miles travelers can reach the Natural Reserve of the Island of Stromboli and of Strombolicchio, a rock that almost seems to have been shaped into a gargantuan castle by the winds of time. Enjoy the incandescence of Stromboli's large crater, as well as the magic of the surrounding seabeds, teeming with life.

Santa Marina Salina, Messina
Porto delle Eolie - Salina

Stromboli
Stromboli and Strombolicchio Nature Reserve

Island of Vulcano

Sicily
Nature and Culture

Porto delle Eolie, Salina - Natural Reserve of the Island of Vulcano


9 NM

From the port of Salina, the largest in the Aeolians, just nine miles away is the intriguing Natural Reserve of the Island of Vulcano. Dominated by its big crater or Gran Cratere, the island is well-known for its pools of sulphuric mud.

Santa Marina Salina, Messina
Porto delle Eolie - Salina

Vulcano
Vulcano Natural Reserve

Capo Bruzzano in the Regional Marine Park of the Costa dei Gelsomini

Calabria
Nature

Porto delle Grazie - Roccella Jonica - Costa dei Gelsomini - Serre National Park


151 Km

Depart by land from the Porto delle Grazie of Roccella Jonica, surrounded by its white-sand beaches and cool pinewoods, to reach the Costa dei Gelsomini (Jasmine Coast) Regional Marine Park, known for its loggerhead sea turtles, and the Serre Calabresi Natural Park, with dense woods and grand cascades.

Roccella Ionica, Reggio Calabria
Porto delle Grazie - Roccella Ionica

Bianco
Costa dei Gelsomini – Bianco Regional Marine Park

Serra San Bruno
Serre Calabresi Regional Natural Park

Gerace

Calabria
Culture

Porto delle Grazie - Roccella Jonica - Locri: National Museum of Locri Epizeferi - Gerace: Cathedral


25.9 Km

From Roccella Jonica's charming little port between the Gulf of Squillace and Capo Spartivento, half an hour is all you need to get to Locri to see the remnants of ancient Locri Epizeferi, founded in 709 B.C.E. Gerace is also nearby, boasting a beautiful Byzantine Cathedral.

Roccella Ionica, Reggio Calabria
Porto delle Grazie - Roccella Ionica

Locri
Locri: Museo Nazionale di Locri Epizeferi (EXPO AND REGIONS)

Gerace
Gerace - Cathedral

Monasterace - photo by Marcuscalabresus - wikimedia

Calabria
Nature and Culture

Porto delle Grazie - Roccella Jonica - Monasterace: Archaeological Area and Antiquarium - Stilo: "La Cattolica" Byzantine Church, Woods of Serre Calabresi National Park


32.9 Km

Leave Porto delle Grazie in Roccella Jonica and take a half-day to visit the ruins of ancient Kaulon in the Archaeological Area of Monasterace. Then, Stilo's La Cattolica Byzantine Church astounds visitors everytime, as do the forests of the Serre Calabresi National Park.

Roccella Ionica, Reggio Calabria
Porto delle Grazie - Roccella Ionica

Monasterace
Monasterace: Archaeological Area and Antiquarium (EXPO AND REGIONS)

Stilo
Stilo: "La Cattolica" Byzantine Church, the Forests of Serre Natural Park (associated with the "Italy's Most Beautiful Villages")

Lamezia Terme

Calabria
Nature and Culture

Port of Amantea - Lamezia Terme: Terme di Caronte


31.9 Km

From Amantea, head to the Terme di Caronte - on the slopes of the Reventino peaks and looking onto the Gulf of Sant'Eufemia - to enjoy the revitalizing thermal waters used even in Antiquity. 

Amantea, Cosenza
Port of Amantea

Lamezia Terme
Lamezia Terme: Terme di Caronte

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