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Salina will be an ideal place for those, who enjoy walking. Here are not so many people, so you can walk here for hours and stay alone with wonderful flora and fauna. Tourists can choose different routes. Well-groomed footpaths link Santa Marino and small villages with all the natural and cultural attractions. So, all you need to do is to choose the length and difficulty of your trip, take all the necessary equipment and go towards the island nature.
Salina citizens have a relaxed way of life. Italians don’t like to hurry and they prefer to make the most of life. But small islands are filled with a peaceful atmosphere. Mealtime has … Open
Even if you are not keen on hiking, be sure to visit Monte Fossa delle Felci. It is an extinct volcano in the centre of the island. The volcano is the highest point of Salina, it is 965 metres long. You should climb this mountain and enjoy a magnificent view. If the weather is nice, you can look at Salina and see the smallest details of the island. Sometimes, it is also possible to catch sight of the nearby islands. A lot of tourists also climb Monte dei Porri, its height is 860 meters. There is a remarkable view too.
Enthusiastic botanists will be happy to explore the slopes of the volcanoes. The last eruption was 13 thousand years ago, but the soil is still very fertile here. The slopes of the extinct volcanoes are full of various Mediterranean plants. If you want to explore the local nature, visit other parts of the island. For example, a salty lake Lingua. Locals still mine salt for salting capers, you can buy them in any shop on the island. Copyright
Salina citizens have a relaxed way of life. Italians don’t like to hurry and they prefer to make the most of life. But small islands are filled with a peaceful atmosphere. Mealtime has … Open
Due to the small number of tourists, clean water and rich underwater world, Salina is considered to be a perfect place for those, who are keen on diving. You can explore different species of Mediterranean flora and fauna here. Moreover, it is not necessary to take your swimming equipment, you can rent it here. If you haven’t experienced diving before, there is a diving school, where you can learn the basics of underwater swimming. At the end of the course, you get an international certificate, which gives you an opportunity to dive anywhere in the world.
If you’re not eager to dive, you should try snorkelling and know more about marine life. You can buy or rent flippers, a mask and a snorkel. Salina is rich with secluded bays, which are not crowded by people, so you can easily find a quiet place for swimming. Furthermore, you can get a boat and do on a cruise around the island. Here are astonishing views and amazing beaches, which you can reach only by boat. Moreover, a tourist can visit nearby islands, they are Lipari, Panareo and Vulcano.
Among the indisputable advantages of this picturesque island its first-class hotels should be mentioned. One of the most popular and interesting venues is Ariana hotel. It occupies a … Open
Those, who are keen on fishing, will find a lot of interesting activities on the island. You can fish from the coast or rent a boat. Locals are always happy to tell you all the basics of fishing. Salina is also an ideal place for those, who want to learn waterskiing and sailing. If you want to enjoy the nightlife of the island, go to Santa Marino. There are a great number of bars and nightclubs. However, there are parties everywhere in high season, so you can be sure to have a great time and enjoy Italian nightlife.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Salina Island and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Salina Island
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dell’Aspromonte' , 97.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Salina Island
♥   Water park 'Etnaland' Belpasso, Catania, 115 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Salina Island
♥   Restaurant 'L’Anfora' Lipari. Type - Sicilian. 14.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'E Pulera' Lipari-Eolie. Type - Sicilian. 14.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Filippino' Lipari. Type - Seafood. 14.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Nenzyna' Lipari. Type - Seafood. 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cappero' Lipari. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 17.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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