The island of Stromboli is the furthest northeast of the Aeolian archipelago. The closest islands are Panarea, 10 nautical miles to the southwest, and Salina, 20 nm to the southwest. The town of Tropea on the Calabrian mainland is 32 nm to the southeast. On the Sicilian mainland the town of Milazzo is 34 nm directly south of Stromboli, and the town of Portorosa is 39 nm southwest of the island:
Stromboli is the black pearl of the Aeolian Islands. The island of Stromboli consists of two towns: Ginostra and Stromboli, as well as an actively erupting volcano. It is possible to see the brilliant red eruption from your yacht at night. Trekking excursions are offered from the town of Stromboli. The assistance of a professional guide is mandatory. Ginostra is located on the western coast of Stromboli. There is a small pier, used primarily for ferry docking. Anchorage is possible near to the pier. This small town is located up on a cliff and offers spectacular views of the westward Aeolian Islands. There is a small mini market, and a handful of bars and restaurants.
Stromboli is located on the eastern coast of Stromboli, and is much larger in size and population than Ginostra. There is a small pier, used primarily for ferry docking. Anchorage is possible on a sandy seabed offshore of Stromboli. Excursions up to see the volcano (guide required) start from Stromboli. Strombolicchio is located 1,6 km offshore the coast of Stromboli.
Sights to see on the island of Stromboli:
City of Stromboli: Stroll through the streets, there are no street lights and only electric vehicles; black sand beaches.
City of Ginostra: small coastal town with offshore anchorage and tiny port, which was once the smallest in the Mediterranean.
Volcanic Eruption: Hike up with a guide (required) to the top of the volcano at sunset, a 2/3 hour trek up, and admire the continuous volcanic activity.
Strombolicchio: hike the staircase up to the top of Strombolicchio, a sea stack of volcanic origin, for a panoramic view of Stromboli.
The following boats are available dirctly from the island of Stromboli. Other boats are avaialble from the main bases for the Aeolian Islands: Palermo, Santa'Agata di Militello, Portorosa, Milazzo, Reggio Calabria and Tropea.
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