Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Salina Island1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Salina Island with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Salina Island areaThis Salina Island map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Salina Island and surroundings
Italy - moving around the countryPalermo Airport is 35 kilometers from the city Palermo, Sicily. The airport of Catania is also considered an equally important air harbor. It is located at a minimal distance from the city of Catania. Please note that this airport has significantly increased its throughput in recent years. One of the most popular resort terminals is the airport of Valerio Catullo Villafranca. This airport is located practically in the center of the country, in the area of Verona. The most convenient way to get to the city is by express buses. Please note that during the peak season, the number of flights which this air harbor takes, increases. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in ItalyIn Italy, people love holidays, and any: both national and religious. Even a football match can become a real holiday, for this sport the locals have a particularly passionate attitude. The victory of the beloved team results in a grand celebration, in which the whole city is involved. Italians celebrate New Year and Christmas on a big scale. Dozens of holiday festivals and carnivals are held during the preparation, and tourists from different countries come to see it with pleasure. The inhabitants of Italy are very friendly; anyone can join the event chosen according to their taste. The end of Lent, beginning in February and ending in early March, is also marked by carnival parties. Even church holidays in this country turn into an exciting action with disguises and masks. … Open
Photogallery of Salina Island sights
Our guide to Salina Island
Shopping, streets and outlets
Kitchen utensils can be a good fit for your relatives or friends. Salt-cellars, pepper-pots, plates and cups with paintings can be found everywhere on the island. One more idea for a gift is a picture. Local artists sell their works at low prices. There are also tourists, who buy precious beads and religious items in local temples. Moreover, tourists can buy very nice jewellery here. One more trivial souvenir … Open
Salina Island for children - what to visit
Those, who are keen on water sports should visit Salina. There are various secluded beaches, where you can enjoy swimming. If you are fond of snorkelling, diving and water skiing-you will definitely have a great time on the island. Don’t miss the chance to go on a cruise around the island with your child. Astonishing views, the spirit of adventures and the opportunity to discover new lands won’t leave … Open
Travel guide to Salina Island
Travelers, who decide to visit this picturesque island, should take into consideration several important details and peculiarities. Salina doesn’t have its own airport or helicopter pads because the island is tiny and has a complex terrain. It is possible to reach it only by boat – ships regularly sail from Sicily to Salina. Don’t expect to find any luxurious hotels as well – they are simply not … Open
Traditions and mentality of Salina Island
Small streets of Santa Marina are full of nicely-dressed couples, families and single Italians in the evenings. They walk slowly, having small talks and evaluating people. This ritual is a part of an Italian lifestyle and it is called la passegiata. One more Italian characteristic feature is striving for beautiful and expensive things. If the house looks unattractive, it doesn’t mean that its residents are … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
On the whole, there is a great variety of meat and fish dishes on the island, surrounded by the sea. Fish is stewed, boiled and fried there. It is served as a pasta sauce and can be added to pizza, ravioli and even tortellini. Mussels, octopus, squid and cuttlefish are also a common food in Italy. They are often added to risotto. Tiramisu is a delicious Italian dessert. Italians love ice cream and always eat it … Open
Attractions and active leisure
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. … Open