The Island of Lipari is a combination of comfort, relax and natural beauty. It is the largest and the best known of all islands , even from touristic point of view is more versatile. The historic center is characterised by broad streets full of shops and is ideal for long afternoon walks or a delightful dinner in one of the local restaurants.
The Lipari Island is the first island to be inhabitated and is considered the “artistic-cultural” pearl of the archipelago. The historical importance of the Island is testified by the Archeological museum which houses remains found in the Aeolian Island dating back more than 5000 years. More recent but not less thrilling is the “Palazzo dei Vescovi” adjacent to the majestic cathedral.It is absolutely worth visiting it for who is interested in the culture of the people living on this island. The cathedral of St. Bartholomew is the most important building on Lipari. Particularly noticeable are the interiors decorated with floral paintings and frescoes.
You can travel back in time visiting the Norman Cloister – an ancient structure showing the grandeur of the human race and the strenght of the mighty stones.
Now you can head to “Spiaggia Bianca” – the White Beach, where the seabed formed by pumice sediments will conquer you with its exotic charm. Get ready to be enchanted by the intense turquoise colour of the water and the breath-taking view. From here you can admire the wonderful colors of the rocks of Pietra Lunga e Pietra Menalda and the magnificent Island of Vulcano. The last but not less importati is the beach “Praia di Vinci”, which is defined as an unspoiled paradise. This sandy beach is the ideal place for snorkeling and admiring the crystal waters full of fish.